Lifesaving Instructor Trainers teach, evaluate and certify
Lifesaving Instructor candidates. They may also teach the
Lifesaving Society Examiner course.
Prerequisites to certification: Certification
and experience as a Lifesaving Instructor and Bronze Examiner;
Trainer course: Successful completion of the
Lifesaving Society's 16 hr. Trainer course. This checklist identifies the learning outcomes you
must achieve to be successful on the course.
Apprenticeship: Apprentice with an experienced
Lifesaving Instructor Trainer on a Lifesaving Instructor course,
and submission of your completed Lifesaving Instructor Trainer
Training Record with the certification fee to the Society's
Required reference material: Trainer
Manual, Swim Instructor and Lifesaving Instructor
Award Guide, Lifesaving Instructor Pack,
Lifesaving Instructor Trainer Training Record.
Costs: In addition to the required reference
materials, a certification 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 Trainer course.
Recertification: Only current
Trainers may teach and certify Lifesaving Society instructor
candidates. Remain current by recertifying within 24 months of the
last certification date. Recertification is through the Lifesaving
Society professional development credit system.