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Leadership Level 4 -LSS Standard First Aid & CPR-C

This course is for those wanting an in-depth understanding of topics such as medical/legal considerations, spinal injury management, environmental injuries, bone/joint injuries, abdominal/chest injuries, burns and other medical emergencies. Standard First Aid is recognized by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (W.S.I.B.).

Date: Saturday, Oct 14-Sunday, Oct 15, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Fee: $137.25

Age: 14+ yrs 

Code: 29750


Leadership Level 5 - LSS Swim + Lifesaving + EFA Instructor

The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate basic swim strokes and related skills. Candidates acquire proven teaching methods, a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques. Current Swim Instructors teach and certify candidates in all levels of the Swim for Life® and Canadian Swim Patrol programs. The Lifesaving Instructor course prepares individuals to organize, plan, teach and evaluate lifesaving and first aid skills and resuscitation techniques in the Society’s lifesaving and first aid awards. Successful candidates receive three certifications: Lifesaving Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor, and Emergency First Aid Instructor. Prerequisite: 15 years old and Bronze Cross.

Date: Friday, Oct 20-Sunday, Nov 5, 2023

Time: Fri 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Sat & Sun 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Fee: $374.50

Age: 15+ yrs

Code: 29752


Leadership Level 6 - LSS National Lifeguard

The National Lifeguard certification is Canada's professional lifeguard standard. National Lifeguard training develops a sound understanding of lifeguard principles, good judgement, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the lifeguard's role. National Lifeguard training emphasizes prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies including first aid treatment. Candidates develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills. Fitness requirements include a timed object recovery, 50m sprint challenge, 50m rescue drill and 400m endurance challenge within 10 minutes. 100% attendance is required. Unsuccessful candidates are required to take the entire course again.

Prerequisite: 15 years old, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid & CPR-C (SFA must be provided by one of the following agencies: Lifesaving Society, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Red Cross or Canadian Ski Patrol).

Date: Friday, Oct 27-Sunday, Nov 12, 2023

Time: Fri 4:00 PM - 10:00, Sat & Sun 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Fee: $349.80

Age: 15+ yrs

Code: 29753


LSS Safeguard Certification

The Safeguard program teaches safety supervision training for guardians (ex. day camp counsellors, counsellors-in-training and others) who accompany groups of young people to pools or waterfronts. The course stresses the responsibility undertaken by these group leaders for safeguarding the young people in their care even when under lifeguard supervision.

Safeguard focuses on water safety awareness, accident prevention and the principles of aquatic safety supervision. Safeguard teaches participants how to identify hazards and at-risk behaviors, how to recognize potential victims, and how to respond safely in an aquatic emergency. Safeguard training is designed for swimmers and non-swimmers alike. Successful completion of the course is based on active participation in all sessions and evidence of the

Must Sees in each item.

Date: Tuesday, Oct 24, 2023

Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Fee: $35.00

Age: 14+ yrs 

Code: 29754