Lifeguard Courses

National Lifeguard (NL)

(Course Length: 40 Hours) National Lifeguard certification is the industry standard for professional lifeguards in Canada. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard’s role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies, including first aid treatment. They identify hazards and determine safe practices as well as educate the public about the hazards and risks associated with aquatic activities and how to be Water Smart. National Lifeguard training program is designed for lifesavers wishing to obtain a responsible job and leadership experience. Successful candidates of this course will be certified by the Lifesaving Society of Canada.

Prerequisite

16 years of age, Bronze Cross Certification and Standard First Aid with CPR/C (need not be current).

Materials

Alert Manual Included, Whistle ($5.00 on first day)

Candidate recognition

National Lifeguard crest and certification card. Valid for 24 months.


  • Register for National Lifeguard

National Lifeguard Recertification

  • Register for National Lifeguard Recertification

The Complete Lifeguard Package

This package includes the Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid with CPR/C and the National Lifeguard certifications; everything you need to become a Lifeguard. Candidates will learn all the required skills to become full certified and competent Lifeguards including safe aquatic activities and education, rescue drills, spinal immobilization and boarding and endurance swims. Candidates can choose from any of our courses within the 2018/2019 Leadership schedule. All courses must be completed by the end of August 2019.