Standard First Aid and CPR C
This course provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR Basic Rescuer (Level C). It is designed for those who require a more in-depth understanding of first aid including legal implications of first aid and treatment, spinal injuries, heat and cold injuries, burns and medical emergencies. Incorporates all of Emergency First Aid. This course is a pre-requisite for NLS. Ages: 12 years and up.
National Lifeguard (NL) - 100% attendance required
This course is the key qualification in the Lifesaving Society's program. The course emphasizes teamwork, leadership and communication in the prevention of accidents and treatment of medical emergencies. Once a student earns the NL certification in either the pool or waterfront he or she is legally recognized and employable in a lifeguarding position. Pre-requisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid, CPR and 16 years of age.
LSS Swim, Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructor- 100% attendance required
The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate basic swim strokes and related skills. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques. Current Swim Instructors teach and certify candidates in all levels of the Swim for Life and Canadian Swim Patrol programs. The Lifesaving Instructor course prepares individuals to organize, plan, teach and evaluate lifesaving and first aid skills and resuscitation techniques in the Society's lifesaving and first aid awards. 100% attendance is mandatory. Prerequisites: 16 years of age by the last day of the course, Assistant Instructor and Bronze Cross.
Examiners Standard Clinic
Must be an experience instructor and hold a current Lifesaving Instructor award. Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, 16 years of age.
Proof of original award (award card) must be shown to the examiner at the time of the re-certification. For NLS, a current CPR card is also necessary. Please ensure you have your cards. Failure to provide this verification will prevent testing.