Lifesaving Instructor Trainers teach, evaluate and certify
Lifesaving Instructor candidates. Lifesaving ITs are experienced
and knowledgeable Lifesaving Instructors and Bronze Cross
Prerequisites: Certification and experience as
a Lifesaving Instructor and as a Bronze Cross or Distinction
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
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
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.