Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner Recertification

Description

Currently, this program is offered with an online theory portion, through the Lifesaving Society's online learning tab, followed by an in person session at your local facility. 

Lifesaving Instructor/Examiners are trained using a competency-based model that walks them through teaching and evaluation philosophy and the techniques/approaches required to teach water rescue, first aid and related aquatic skills. Instructors also learn about long-term and short-term planning, class management, safety supervision, and the principles of evaluation.

Lifesaving Instructor/Examiners are trained to teach Junior Lifeguard Club, Swim to Survive, Lifesaving for Lay Rescuers, Lifesaving for Backyard Pool Owners, Safeguard, Canadian Swim Patrol (Rookie, Ranger, Star), Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, and Bronze Cross Candidates are trained in and must demonstrate skills, knowledge, and attitudes at Competency Level 1 (Lifesaving Instructor) to include all aspects of learning as well as various approaches required to teach water rescue, First Aid, and related aquatic skills in the Canadian Lifesaving Program. 

Lifesaving Instructor/Examiners can evaluate and certify candidates in all items in Canadian Swim Patrol, Lifesaving Fitness, Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, and Bronze Cross. The LSI course in the BC & Yukon Branch includes the Advanced Instructor certification and the Examination Standards clinic.

 


Prerequisites

  • LSI (current within 5years of certification/recertification date)

Recognition

Lifesaving Instructor electronic certification.


Currency

The Lifesaving Instructor Recertification is current for 2 years. After two years Lifesaving Instructors will need to attend a Recert clinic in order to continue teaching (extensions will not be granted).

Any Lifesaving Instructor who is within 5 years from the date of issue can recertify by attending a Lifesaving Instructor Recertification.

Any Lifesaving Instructor who is more than 5 years past the date of issue will be required to take the Lifesaving Instructor course again.



Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner Recertification Courses Available

Sort Below By Clicking On Either: Facility, Level, City, Region Or Date

Facility City Region Date Price
Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre Merritt Thompson-Okanagan
05-Feb-2023
Date     Sun 05-Feb-2023     12:00 AM to 05:00 PM
0 Learn More
Fred Randall Pool - Edmonds Community Centre Burnaby Lower Mainland
09-Feb-2023
Date     Thu 09-Feb-2023     05:00 PM to 09:30 PM
$79.50 Learn More
Strathcona Gardens Pool Campbell River Island
11-Feb-2023
Date     Sat 11-Feb-2023     09:30 AM to 02:00 PM
$75.00 Learn More
Cowichan Aquatic Centre Duncan Island
12-Feb-2023
Date     Sun 12-Feb-2023     02:00 PM to 07:00 PM
$105.00 Learn More
Bulkley Valley Aquatic Centre Smithers North
13-Feb-2023
Date     Mon 13-Feb-2023     04:30 PM to 08:30 PM
0 Learn More
Canada Games Aquatic Centre Kamloops Thompson-Okanagan
19-Feb-2023
Date     Sun 19-Feb-2023     11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
0 Learn More
City Centre Aquatic Complex Coquitlam Lower Mainland
20-Feb-2023
Date     Mon 20-Feb-2023     11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
0 Learn More
Fred Randall Pool - Edmonds Community Centre Burnaby Lower Mainland
26-Feb-2023
Date     Sun 26-Feb-2023     04:30 PM to 09:00 PM
$79.50 Learn More
Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Nanaimo Island
31-Mar-2023
Date     Fri 31-Mar-2023     05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
$120.00 Learn More

Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner

Description

Lifesaving Instructor/Examiners are trained using a competency-based model that walks them through teaching and evaluation philosophy and the techniques/approaches required to teach water rescue, first aid and related aquatic skills. Instructors also learn about long-term and short-term planning, class management, safety supervision, and the principles of evaluation.

Lifesaving Instructor/Examiners are trained to teach Junior Lifeguard Club, Swim to Survive, Lifesaving for Lay Rescuers, Lifesaving for Backyard Pool Owners, Safeguard, Canadian Swim Patrol (Rookie, Ranger, Star), Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, and Bronze Cross Candidates are trained in and must demonstrate skills, knowledge, and attitudes at Competency Level 1 (Lifesaving Instructor) to include all aspects of learning as well as various approaches required to teach water rescue, First Aid, and related aquatic skills in the Canadian Lifesaving Program. 

Lifesaving Instructor/Examiners can evaluate and certify candidates in all items in Canadian Swim Patrol, Lifesaving Fitness, Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, and Bronze Cross. The LSI course in the BC & Yukon Branch includes the Advanced Instructor certification and the Examination Standards clinic.
 


Prerequisites

  • 15 years old (by last day of the course)
  • Bronze Cross

Recognition

Lifesaving Instructor electronic certification and crest.


Currency

The Lifesaving Instructor certification is current for 2 years. After two years Lifesaving Instructors will need to attend a Recert clinic in order to continue teaching (extensions will not be granted).


Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner Courses Available

Sort Below By Clicking On Either: Facility, Level, City, Region Or Date

Facility City Region Date Price
Canada Games Aquatic Centre Kamloops Thompson-Okanagan
14-Jan-2023 to 25-Feb-2023
Start Date     Sat 14-Jan-2023     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
End Date       Sat 25-Feb-2023     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
0 Learn More
Rainbow Recreation Centre Salt Spring Island Island
05-Feb-2023 to 05-Mar-2023
Start Date     Sun 05-Feb-2023     10:30 AM to 05:30 PM
End Date       Sun 05-Mar-2023     10:30 AM to 05:30 PM
$400.00 Learn More
Nicola Valley Aquatic Centre Merritt Thompson-Okanagan
05-Feb-2023
Date     Sun 05-Feb-2023     12:00 AM to 05:00 PM
0 Learn More
Fred Randall Pool - Edmonds Community Centre Burnaby Lower Mainland
09-Feb-2023
Date     Thu 09-Feb-2023     05:00 PM to 09:30 PM
$79.50 Learn More
Strathcona Gardens Pool Campbell River Island
11-Feb-2023
Date     Sat 11-Feb-2023     09:30 AM to 02:00 PM
$75.00 Learn More
Cowichan Aquatic Centre Duncan Island
12-Feb-2023
Date     Sun 12-Feb-2023     02:00 PM to 07:00 PM
$105.00 Learn More
Bulkley Valley Aquatic Centre Smithers North
13-Feb-2023
Date     Mon 13-Feb-2023     04:30 PM to 08:30 PM
0 Learn More
Canada Games Aquatic Centre Kamloops Thompson-Okanagan
19-Feb-2023
Date     Sun 19-Feb-2023     11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
0 Learn More
City Centre Aquatic Complex Coquitlam Lower Mainland
20-Feb-2023
Date     Mon 20-Feb-2023     11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
0 Learn More
Fred Randall Pool - Edmonds Community Centre Burnaby Lower Mainland
26-Feb-2023
Date     Sun 26-Feb-2023     04:30 PM to 09:00 PM
$79.50 Learn More
Lakeview Wading Pool Vernon Thompson-Okanagan
17-Mar-2023 to 18-Mar-2023
Start Date     Fri 17-Mar-2023     03:30 PM to 08:30 PM
End Date       Sat 18-Mar-2023     01:00 PM to 06:00 PM
0 Learn More
Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Nanaimo Island
31-Mar-2023
Date     Fri 31-Mar-2023     05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
$120.00 Learn More
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