Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 1

Provides training for Lifesaving Instructors who wish to coach lifesaving sport at the community level. The course focuses on the fundamentals of coaching and lifesaving sport skills in the pool or in open water. 
Lifesaving Instructor or NCCP Swim Coach Level 1 and Bronze Cross
Emergency First Aid (or higher) - need not be current.
Next Step (notes): 
Level 2 is currently being piloted.
Instructional Time: 

8-10 Hours.


A temporary certification card is issued on the last day of course to successful candidates that have shown all prerequisites to the instructor.  A permanent certification card will be mailed to the address indicated on the course roster.  Contact the Lifesaving Society if a permanent card has not been received within 60 days of course completion.


Level 1 Coaches recertify every two years through professional development.

Evaluation and Other Items: 

The Lifesaving Sport Coach Trainer evaluates and certifies candidates.