|A Lifesaving Society Program|
This course prepares candidates to teach and evaluate basic swim strokes and related skills. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques. Candidates participate in both classroom and water session developing skills in the areas of class management, teaching methods, evaluation, leadership, communication and administration. Current Swim Instructors teach and certify candidates in all levels of the Swim for Life® program.
This course prepares candidates to teach and evaluate all items in the Canadian Swim Patrol Program, Bronze Star, Basic & Emergency First Aid and CPR-A, -B, -C. It also allows instructors to teach and evaluate some items in the Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Distinction programs.
As a whistle is required for use and evaluated in all programs it has been included in the course cost and will be issued to each candidate on the first class along with all of their required texts.
Prerequisites: 16 years of age AND Bronze Cross or higher
Required Materials: The Canadian Lifesaving Manual
(If a candidate does not have any of the above items, they can be purchased from Zodiac at time of registration)