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Lifesaving IT

Lifesaving Instructor Trainers teach, evaluate and certify Lifesaving Instructor candidates. Lifesaving ITs are experienced and knowledgeable Lifesaving Instructors and Bronze Cross Examiners.

Prerequisites: Certification and experience as a Lifesaving Instructor and as a Bronze Cross or Distinction Examiner.

Lifesaving IT candidates should have significant experience teaching and examining the Society's Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross awards before applying for Lifesaving IT status.

IT clinic: Attend a generic Instructor Trainer clinic of approximately 10-14 hr. classroom and water instruction.

Apprentice: Apprentice with an experienced Lifesaving Instructor Trainer on at least 1 Lifesaving Instructor course. After completion of apprenticeship, submit your completed Lifesaving IT Training Record with the appointment fee to the Society's office.

Required reference material: Notes for Instructor Trainers, Lifesaving Instructor Pac, Lifesaving IT Training Record.

Costs: In addition to the required reference materials, an appointment fee is payable to the Lifesaving Society and submitted with your Training Record. Organizers will charge a fee to cover the cost of running the Instructor Trainer clinic.

Recertification: Instructor Trainers remain current by recertifying within 24 months of the last certification date. Recertification is through the Lifesaving Society professional development credit system.