Become a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor
We offer the following Advanced Leadership Certifications required to become a Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor.
Lifeguards work at aquatic facilities and ensure that patrons are safe in the pool and provide first aid to patrons where necessary. Lifeguards receive extensive training and are prepared to handle emergencies and educate the public about water safety and drowning prevention. Water Safety Instructor teach swim lessons to all ages.
Certified lifeguards and swim instructors are qualified to apply for employment at SCRD Aquatic Facilities.
Time to re-certify?
Check your certificate today and take your recertification course BEFORE it expires!
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Connect to the Lifesaving Society.
- Bronze Medallion
- Bronze Cross
- Aquatic Emergency Care or Standard First Aid
- National Lifeguard Award (NL)
- Lifesaving Society Responder Level AED
Swim Instructor Training
- Lifesaving Instructor
- Water Safety Instructor Part 1/2/3
- Water Safety Instructor Development