Swim, Lifesaving & Emergency First Aid Instructors
The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate basic swim strokes and related skills. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques. Current Swim Instructors teach and certify candidates in all levels of the Swim for Life® program. The Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor course prepares individuals to organize, plan, teach and evaluate lifesaving and first aid skills and resuscitation techniques in the Society's lifesaving and first aid awards. Because the Society's first aid courses are recognized by the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board, the Society complies with the WSIB's request that only 'first aid instructors' teach WSIB approved courses. Required Materials: Lifesaving Instructor Pack will be charged at the time of registration. If not already owned; Current Canadian Lifesaving Manual and Current Canadian First Aid Manual may be purchased for an additional fee. Prerequisite: 16 years of age by the end of the course, Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross.