The Lifesaving Society appoints National Lifeguard Examiners.
National Lifeguard Examiner candidates are experienced National
Lifeguard Instructors who undergo specific training in
examination standards and apprenticeship. NLS Examiners are
empowered to certify National Lifeguard candidates.
National Lifeguard Instructors should first
gain significant experience teaching NLS before applying for
National Lifeguard Examiner appointment.
Prerequisites: National Lifeguard Instructor
certification, Examination Standards Clinic; at least 2
successful NLS co-exams with an experienced NLS Examiner; Society
approval. You must submit the completed Examiner Training
Record to the Society's office in order to be considered for
appointment as an National Lifeguard Examiner.
Candidate recognition: Certification card.
Costs: There is no Lifesaving Society fee for
the Examination Standards Clinic. Certification fee payable to the
Lifesaving Society upon submission of the Examiner Training
Recertification: Examiners remain current
by recertifying within 24 months of the last certification
date. Recertification is through the Society's professional
development credit system.