National Lifeguard Instructor Recertification

Description

National Lifeguard Instructors (NLI) play an important role in providing high quality lifeguard training to the community. The NL Instructor Recertification includes a mandatory skill review, program updates and professional development sessions based on current information and aquatic research.


Prerequisites

  • National Lifeguard Instructor (within 5 years of certification date)

Recognition

National Lifeguard Instructor certification card.


Currency

The National Lifeguard Instructor (NLI) award is current for 2 years. After two years the NLI/NLIT will need to attend a Recertification in order to continue teaching (extensions will not be granted). NLIs/NLITs have 5 years from date of certification to recertify, but cannot teach during this time. Any NLI/NLIT who is under 5 years from the date of issue can recertify by attending an NLI Recertification.

Any NLI/NLIT who is 5 to 9 years from the date of issue can recertify by attending a full NLI course again or by completing a Bridges package prior to attending an NLI Recertification.

Any NLI/NLIT who is more than 10 years past the date of issue must take the NLI/NLIT course again.



National Lifeguard Instructor Recertification Courses Available

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National Lifeguard Instructor/Examiner

Description

The National Lifeguard Instructor certification trains candidates to teach and evaluate the National Lifeguard Program. In addition to providing National Lifeguard programming for the public, Natioanl Lifeguard Instructors also act as mentors to new lifeguard staff and provide leadership in staff inservice training. The NL Instructor course is a Branch run program and candidates must register with the Branch office at least four weeks in advance as there are pre-course assignments. Candidates are trained in and must demonstrate skills, knowledge and attitudes at Competency Level 3. National Lifeguard Instructors are certified to teach the National Lifeguard option(s) they hold.


Prerequisites

  • Recommended 2 years with National Lifeguard & Lifesaving Instructor
  • National Lifeguard (need not be current)
  • LSI (Need not be current)
  • Recommended Taught 2 Bronze courses (Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross)

Recognition

National Lifeguard Instructor certification card.


Currency

All appointed NLIs and NLI Apprentices (not completed co-teaches) must attend an NLI Recertification every two years (from date of certification or from the course date for NLI Apprentices).


National Lifeguard Instructor/Examiner Courses Available

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Facility City Region Date Price
Lifesaving Society BC & Yukon - Various Locations Burnaby Lower Mainland
19-Jun-2021 to 24-Jul-2021
Start Date     Sat 19-Jun-2021     08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
End Date       Sat 24-Jul-2021     01:00 PM to 08:30 PM
$375.00 Learn More
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