The Lifesaving Society appoints National Lifeguard Examiners.
National Lifeguard Examiner candidates are experienced National
Lifeguard Instructors who undergo specific training in
examination standards and apprenticeship. National Lifeguard
Examiners are empowered to certify National Lifeguard candidates in
the National Lifeguard option(s) the Examiner holds.
National Lifeguard Instructors should first
gain significant experience teaching National Lifeguard before
applying for National Lifeguard Examiner appointment.
Prerequisites to appointment: National
Lifeguard Instructor certification; taught or co-taught at least 1
National Lifeguard course;
Examiner course: Successful completion of the
Lifesaving Society's 6 hr. Examiner course. This checklist identifies the learning outcomes you
must achieve to be successful on the course;
Apprenticeship: Successful apprenticeship on 1
National Lifeguard exam with an experienced National Lifeguard
Examiner, and submission of the completed Examiner Training
Record to the Society's office.
Candidate recognition: Certification card.
Costs: There is no Lifesaving Society fee for
the Examiner course. Certification fee payable to the Lifesaving
Society upon submission of the Examiner Training Record.
Recertification: Only current
Examiners may certify candidates. Remain current
by recertifying within 24 months of the last certification
date. Recertification is through the Society's professional
development credit system.