Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, and a minimum of 16 years of age.
**NEW!: We are now offering this course in combination with Aquatic Emergency Care which is workplace approved as Standard First Aid by the Government of Alberta.** If you already have a current Standard First Aid certificate please contact us at 403-355-1279 for a partial registration at a pro-rated price for just the National Lifeguard portion of the course.
The primary role of the National Lifeguard is the prevention of emergency situations and the timely and effective resolution of emergencies. The National Lifeguard certification prepares lifeguards to fulfill this role as professional facilitators of safe, enjoyable aquatic activities in a pool setting. The National Lifeguard program develops the basic lifeguarding skills, principles and decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. Manual and exam fees are included!
Aquatic Emergency Care provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR as well as skills specific to emergencies in an aquatic setting. This First Aid course is recommended for lifeguards, aquatic instructors, lifesavers and other individuals who may need to respond to a first aid emergency in an aquatic setting. Includes Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification. Manual and exam fees are included!