The National Lifeguard course is the last course in the Lifeguard stream required at pools across Canada. This course will build on knowledge learned in the Bronze and First Aid programs and ensure that candidates leave with a solid understanding of Lifeguard principles, communication techniques and develop solid judgement skills for emergency procedures. Candidates will focus on team-work skills throughout the course and learn how to adapt to different aquatic facilities. Upon successful completion of this course, candidates are considered an employable lifeguard and can also upgrade to an NL Waterpark certification required at some indoor swimming pools.
Prerequisites: 16 years old by last day of the course, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid