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National Lifeguard Instructor Trainer

National Lifeguard Instructor Trainers teach, evaluate and certify National Lifeguard Instructor candidates. They may also teach the Lifesaving Society Examiner course.

Prerequisites to certification: Certification and experience as a National Lifeguard Instructor and National Lifeguard Examiner;

Trainer course: Successful completion of the Lifesaving Society's 16 hr. Trainer course;

Apprenticeship: Apprentice with an experienced National Lifeguard Instructor Trainer on a National Lifeguard Instructor course, and submission of your completed National Lifeguard Instructor Trainer Training Record with the certificaiton fee to the Society's office.

Required reference material: Trainer Manual, National Lifeguard Instructor Award Guide, National Lifeguard Award GuideAlert: Lifeguarding in Action, National Lifeguard Instructor Trainer Training Record.

Costs: In addition to the required reference materials, a certification fee is payable to the Lifesaving Society and submitted with your Training Record. Organizers will charge a fee to cover the cost of running the Trainer course.

Recertification: Only current Trainers may teach and certifiy National Lifeguard Instructor candidates. Remain current by recertifying within 24 months of the last certification date. Recertification is through the Lifesaving Society professional development credit system.