This advanced course is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. This is a pre-employment course for The City of Edmonton for those interested of starting a job in aquatics. Successful candidates will be qualified to apply on the Aquatic Amenity Attendant position. The extra fees include the exam fee and Manuals which is required. The manuals will be issued on the 1st day. Prerequisite: Age 14.
This course allows you to teach First Aid courses. Application must be submitted to the Lifesaving Society before registration for this course. Complete a Course/Clinic Application Form (found on Livesaving.org website > find a form) and then submit to the Lifesaving Society for approval. Once forwarded contact email@example.com and then you can register for the First Aid Instructor Course. Prerequisites: 18 yrs old, Lifesaving Instructor award and a current LS Standard First Aid or Alberta Government workplace approved Standard First Aid.
Lifesaving Instructors are responsible for teaching and evaluating candidates participating in the Canadian Swim Patrol, Bronze Medals and LS CPR programs. The Education and Proficiency Instructor can teach and evaluate the EandP suite of courses. Prerequisites: Age 16 and Bronze Cross or higher.
The National Lifeguard award is recognized as the standard measurement for Lifeguard performance in Canada. The Aquatic Emergency Care award provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR as well as skills specific to emergencies in an aquatic setting. Price includes course manual and exam fees. Prerequisites: Age 16 and Bronze Cross. Combined Program
This advanced recert retests all required NL/AEC items as well as providing any updated information. It is subject to additional fees for the exams and materials that can not be exempted. Prerequisites: A Standard First Aid or AEC (Proof of award must be provided). Combined Program
This advanced course is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. Course provides comprehensive training in first aid, AED and CPR-C. This course is for those who want an in-depth understanding of first aid such as medical/legal aspects, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, burns and other medical emergencies. The extra fee's includes all materials, registration fee and exam fee which cannot be removed as these are mandatory for completion of the course. Pre-requisite 14 years.
The LSS standard first aid course is currently for a period of three years from the date of the exam. This 4 hour course retests all the items required as well as providing any updated information. Successful completion of this exam will extend the award for another three years. Prerequisites: Current Standard First Aid (Proof of award must be provided). Recertification
This advanced course/recert is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. An AED or automated external defibrillator, is a small portable device which analyzes a heart's rhythm and prompts a user to deliver a defibrillation shock if it determines one is needed. An AED can increase the chances of a patient's survival in a heart-related event. This course/recert prepares a candidate for all aspects of its use. Please bring proof of any previous award.
The AED and CPR 'C' awards are current for a period of two years from the date of exam. This exam retests all the items required as well as providing any updated information. Successful completion of this exam will extend the award for another two years. This course is subject to extra fees for exam and materials that can not be exempted. Recertification
This course prepares you to instruct the Red Cross Swim Kids program. Focus on strategies to introduce and develop swimming and water safety skills. Successful completion of Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Skills and Strokes Evaluation is mandatory to enroll in this course, must be 15 years of age or older, be able to perform Red Cross Swim Kids 10 skills and strokes and hold one of the following certifications: Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard/ Aquatic Emergency Care or Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard.
This advanced recert is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. The WSI award is current for a period of two years from the completion of all course requirements. This five hour recert covers items required by the award as well as providing any updated information. Successful completion of this course will extend the award for another two years. The extra fee's includes the manual and exam fee which cannot be removed as these are mandatory for completion of the recert. Bring proof of award and a bathing suit. Recertification
This 4 hour evaluation of strokes and skills is a prerequisite session for registering in any City of Edmonton Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course. Candidates must be 15 years or older, successfully demonstrate and the have ability to perform Red Cross Swim Kids 10 strokes and skills. They must also hold one of the following certifications (not required to be current) Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard/Aquatic Emergency Care, Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard. Upon successful completion of the evaluation candidates will receive a document that they will need to take and show to a Water Safety Instructor trainer and may register in a City of Edmonton Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course. If candidates are unsuccessful with completion of the strokes and skills and are currently registered in a City of Edmonton Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course they will be withdrawn from the course.
Junior Lifeguard Club is for participants of 8-15 years of age, able to swim 25 meters (1 length). Take your swimming and lifesaving skills to the next level and challenge yourself in the areas of Swim and Fitness Training, Rescue and First Aid Skills, Leadership and Teamwork. Participate in high-energy rescue scenarios, improve your strokes, build confidence, meet friends, and have fun too! This is a great way to improve your swimming ability, receive an excellent workout and gain access to the most multi-discipline sport in the World. Participants will also have the opportunity to challenge their Bronze Awards at the end of each session.
This course allows you to teach the National Lifeguard award. Application must be submitted to the Lifesaving Society before registration in this course. Complete a Course/Clinic Application Form (found on Lifesaving.org website > Find a Form) and submit to the Lifesaving Society for approval. Once approved, forward to firstname.lastname@example.org and you can then register for your First Aid Instructor Course. Prerequisites: Current National Lifeguard award, current or expired Lifesaving Instructor award. Note: Additional fees for course manuals and exam fees may be in effect.