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.


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Results

🌿 Bronze Medallion & Cross

Course ID#: 5541 Price: $270.00 Spaces: 5
Day Time Instructor Location
Thursday
6:00 PM
8-207 Classroom
25 Apr 2019 - 13 Jun 2019

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: Bronze Star or 13 years of age. Prerequisite for Bronze Cross is Bronze Medallion

🌿 Bronze Medallion Cross - 3 Days

Course ID#: 5548 Price: $270.00 Spaces: Full
Day Time Instructor Location
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
8:30 AM
8:30 AM
8:30 AM
8-207 Classroom
8-207 Classroom
8-207 Classroom
23 Apr 2019 - 25 Apr 2019

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: Bronze Star or 13 years of age. Prerequisiste for Bronze Cross is Bronze Medallion.

☀️ Lifesaving Sport Coach

Course ID#: 5545 Price: Spaces: 20
Day Time Instructor Location
Saturday
8:00 AM
8-211 Classroom
31 Aug 2019

,/p>Coaches are responsible for training athletes participating in Lifesaving Sport programs, as well as teaching and evaluating candidates participating in the Junior Lifeguard Club and Lifesaving Sport programs. This course prepares coaches to apply level 2 leadership competencies and strategies designed to enable them to coach and train athletes to participate in Lifesaving Sport programs and sanctioned competition.

Information:

Prerequisite(s): Lifesaving Instructor or higher.

🌿 National Lifeguard - Pool, Aquatic Emergency Care, Oxygen Administration Original

Course ID#: 5543 Price: $477.00 Spaces: 6
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
Friday
Saturday
9:00 AM
5:00 PM
9:00 AM
8-207 Classroom
8-207 Classroom
8-207 Classroom
26 Apr 2019 - 12 May 2019

National Lifeguard (NL), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), and Oxygen Administration (O2 ) trains candidates on comprehensive First Aid and oxygen supplementation, as well as the development of basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and decision-making processes to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different facilities and emergencies.
Information:

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross (need not be current) and 16 years of age.

Course times: Fridays 5 to 9 p.m. / Sat & Sun 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

🌿 National Lifeguard - Pool, AEC, O2 Recertification

Course ID#: 5539 Price: $105.00 Spaces: 6
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
9:00 AM
8-211 Classroom
Lane 3
Lane 4
12 May 2019

Prerequisites: National Lifeguard (need not be current) and Goverment of Alberta OH&S Approved Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (must be current). Previous O2 certification not required.
Information: Please bring proof of certification to the course.

🌿 National Lifeguard - Pool, AEC, O2 Recertification

Course ID#: 5540 Price: $105.00 Spaces: 12
Day Time Instructor Location
Saturday
9:00 AM
8-207 Classroom
Lane 3
Lane 4
24 Aug 2019

Prerequisites: National Lifeguard (need not be current) and Goverment of Alberta OH&S Approved Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care (must be current). Previous O2 certification not required.
Information: Please bring proof of certification to the course.

🌿 Swim & Lifesaving Instructor Recertification

Course ID#: 5538 Price: $105.00 Spaces: 12
Day Time Instructor Location
Friday
4:00 PM
8-211 Classroom
Lane 3
10 May 2019

Prerequisites: Swim Instructor and/or Lifesaving Instructor - need not be current and any required Lifesaving Society mandatory updates as applicable.
Information: Please bring proof of certification.

☀️ Swim & Lifesaving Instructor Recertification

Course ID#: 5544 Price: $105.00 Spaces: 12
Day Time Instructor Location
Friday
4:00 PM
8-207 Classroom
Lane 3
23 Aug 2019

Prerequisites: Swim Instructor and/or Lifesaving Instructor - need not be current and any required Lifesaving Society mandatory updates as applicable.
Information: Please bring proof of certification.

🌿 Swim and Lifesaving Instructor Original

Course ID#: 5542 Price: $399.00 Spaces: 12
Day Time Instructor Location
Sunday
Friday
Saturday
9:00 AM
5:00 PM
9:00 AM
8-207 Classroom
8-207 Classroom
8-207 Classroom
24 May 2019 - 02 Jun 2019

Swim Instructor candidates are prepared to teach and evaluate the Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life® and Canadian Swim Patrol® programs. Lifesaving Instructor candidates are prepared to teach and evaluate the Lifesaving Society’s Canadian Swim Patrol Program, the Bronze Medal awards and Distinction certifications.
Information:

Prerequisites: 16 years old and Bronze Cross (need not be current) or higher.