As a Lifesaving Instructor Trainer, individuals would be responsible for training lifesaving instructors. Course topics will include an in-depth review of lifesaving programs, policies and instructional methods.

Candidates who wish to apply to any of the Lifesaving Advanced Leadership Programs must complete and fill out the application form (below). Candidates will be contacted when the course that they have applied for is running in their area.

Please Note: All candidates will be required to go though a screening process.

Candidates are expected to have the following pre-requisites before applying to be a Lifesaving Instructor Trainer:

  • Hold a current Lifesaving Award (Bronze Cross or higher)
  • Hold an examiner appointment at any level
  • Current Advanced Instructor (may be included on course)
  • Three personal references other than family members.

Lifesaving Instructor Trainer status is achieved by:

  • Completing the application form and sending the form to the Nova Scotia Branch Office.
  • Successfully complete pre-workshop workbook and assignments.
  • Successfully compete the Lifesaving Instructor Trainer workshop.
  • Successfully complete post clinic screening experience consisting of apprenticeship on one complete Lifesaving Instructor course under the supervision of an experienced certified Instructor Trainer or other monitoring activity.
  • Receive a positive recommendation from the supervising Instructor Trainer.
  • Submitting an "Instructor Trainer" certification form to the Nova Scotia Branch Office.

Please Note: All candidates will be required to go though a screening process.