Aquatic Certifications

The Lifesaving Society is recognized throughout Canada as the standard setting certifying body for public aquatic safety for lifeguard and lifesaving training. Many of their comprehensive courses are offered at MacEwan University Sport and Wellness.



Early Bird Registration / Cancellation

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Program Season:

❄️ Winter
🌼 Spring
☀️ Summer
🍂 Fall

Results

❄️ Bronze Medallion / Bronze Cross

Course ID#: 5931 Price: $306.00 Spaces: 4
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
12:00 PM
Lane 4
26 Jan 2020 - 15 Mar 2020

This combined course will help develop an understanding of the water rescue elements: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. This advanced course includes an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. This course includes CPR C certification.
Information:

🏅Prerequisites: 13 years old or Bronze Star. ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Sun, Jan 12 - Student $240 / Member $252 / Public $285
Regular Deadline: Sun, Jan 19 - Student $264 / Member $273 / Public $306

❄️ Bronze Medallion / Bronze Cross

Course ID#: 5932 Price: $285.00 Spaces: Full
Day Time Instructor Location
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
23 Mar 2020 - 27 Mar 2020

This combined course will help develop an understanding of the water rescue elements: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. This advanced course includes an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. This course includes CPR C certification.
Information:

🏅Prerequisites: 13 years old or Bronze Star. ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Sun, Mar 10 - Student $240 / Member $252 / Public $285
Regular Deadline: Sun, Mar 17 - Student $264 / Member $273 / Public $306

❄️ Original - Lifesaving First Aid Instructor

Course ID#: 5941 Price: $250.00 Spaces: 11
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
Saturday
8:30 AM
8:30 AM
25 Apr 2020 - 26 Apr 2020

The Lifesaving First Aid Instructor course prepares instructors to teach and evaluate Lifesaving Emergency First Aid, Lifesaving Standard First Aid, Aquatic Emergency Care, CPR and Oxygen Administration certifications. Apprenticeship is completed during the course, so candidates DO NOT NEED to complete a practicum after the course. Completion of this course also certifies the individual with their Lifesaving CPR Instructor.
Information:

🏅Prerequisites: Lifesaving Instructor and current Lifesaving Standard First Aid or Government of Alberta workplace approved Standard First Aid. ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Tue, Apr 14 - $250
Regular Deadline: Tue, Apr 21 - $265

❄️ National Lifeguard - Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care, Oxygen - Original

Course ID#: 5933 Price: $490.00 Spaces: 6
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
9:00 AM
26 Jan 2020 - 22 Mar 2020

The National Lifeguard (NL) program develops basic lifeguarding skills, principles and decision-making processes to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR, equivalent to Standard First Aid, as well as skills specific to emergencies in an aquatic setting. Oxygen Administration (O2 ) provides the knowledge and techniques for the use of oxygen as a supplement in an emergency care situation. Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 16 years old
Information:

❌No Class: Feb 16, 23
🏅Prerequisites: Bronze Cross (need not be current) and 16 years of age by the last day of the course. ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Sun, Jan 12 - Student $406 / Member $406 / Public $476
Regular Deadline: Sun, Jan 19 - Student $420 / Member $420 / Public $490

❄️ Original - Swim / Lifesaving Instructor

Course ID#: 5936 Price: $429.00 Spaces: 8
Day Time Instructor Location
Saturday
9:00 AM
01 Feb 2020 - 21 Mar 2020

Swim Instructor (SI)/Examiner: Instructor candidates are prepared to teach and evaluate the Lifesaving Society Swim for Life® and Canadian Swim Patrol® programs. Lifesaving Instructor (LSI)/Examiner: Instructor candidates are prepared to teach and evaluate the Lifesaving Society’s Canadian Swim Patrol Program, the Bronze Medal awards and Distinction certifications. LSI certification is the prerequisite for all other Lifesaving Society instructor certifications and it includes Advanced Instructor, Examination Standards Clinic and Lifesaving CPR Instructor/Examiner certifications in AB and NT.
Information:

❌No Class: February 15 & 22
🏅Prerequisites: Bronze Cross (need not be current) or higher, and 16 years old. ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Tue, Jan 21 - Student $366 / Member $366 / Public $408
Regular Deadline: Tue, Jan 28 - Student $390 / Member $390 / Public $429

❄️ National Lifeguard - Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care, Oxygen - Recert

Course ID#: 5935 Price: $110.00 Spaces: 8
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
9:00 AM
05 Apr 2020
Information:

🏅Prerequisites: National Lifeguard (need not be current) and Government of Alberta OH & S Approved Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (must be current). Must provide proof of certifications ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Tue, Mar 24 - $110
Regular Deadline: Tue, Mar 31 - $120

❄️ National Lifeguard Instructor - Recert

Course ID#: 5942 Price: $90.00 Spaces: 10
Day Time Instructor Location
Saturday
1:00 PM
25 Apr 2020

The National Lifeguard Instructor Recertification course evaluates instructor level 1 leadership competencies, facilitates networking and provides instructors with updates from the Lifesaving Society.
Information:

🏅Prerequisites: National Lifeguard Instructor, complete all mandatory updates (as required). ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Tue, Apr 14 - $90
Regular Deadline: Tue, Apr 21 - $105

❄️ Recert - Swim / Lifesaving Instructor

Course ID#: 5937 Price: $95.00 Spaces: 7
Day Time Instructor Location
Friday
5:00 PM
17 Jan 2020
Information:

🏅Prerequisites: SI and/or LSI - (need not be current) and any required mandatory updates as applicable. ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Mon, Jan 6 - $80
Regular Deadline: Mon, Jan 13 - $95

❄️ Recert - Swim / Lifesaving Instructor

Course ID#: 5938 Price: $80.00 Spaces: 11
Day Time Instructor Location
Friday
5:00 PM
03 Apr 2020
Information:

🏅Prerequisites: SI and/or LSI - (need not be current) and any required mandatory updates as applicable. Must provide proof of certifications. ✔️100% attendance is required.

Early Bird Deadline: Mon, Mar 23 - $80
Regular Deadline: Mon, Mar 30 - $95