Combined Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor & Emergency First Aid Instructor


A Lifesaving Society Program

Swim Instructor

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 sessions 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.

Lifesaving Instructor & Emergency First Aid Instructor

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 Lifesaving Society Swim for Life, Swim Patrol, Bronze Medal and First Aid award guides and resources are required for use in the Combined Instructor Course, the books, strokes and skills USBs, and Bronze Medal CDs have been included in the course cost and will be issued to each candidate at the first class. A whistle will also be provided to each candidate.

Prerequisites: 16 years of age AND Bronze Cross or higher

Required Materials: The Canadian Lifesaving Manual
(If a candidate does not have this manual, it can be purchased from Zodiac at time of registration)

100% attendance is required for successful completion of the course.

Course Cost: $650 incl. HST

Location Course Dates Times Activity #
HAV January 2nd - 5th Thursday – Sunday 9 am - 9 pm Cancelled
HAV March 16th – 20th Monday – Friday 9 am - 6pm Cancelled
HAV August 31st – September 4th Monday – Friday 9 am - 6 pm LH20-5031