Leadership Forms

Pathway to Certification

  1. Check Prerequisites
    • Check prerequisites for the course/clinic you are applying to attend i the current printing of Policies and Procedures.
    • Note: Swim Instructor and Lifesaving Instructor do not require an application to attend.
  2. Application Process
    • Submit application to the Lifesaving Society at experts@lifesaving.org
    • If you have all pre-requisites and are approved to take the course/clinic you will be sent a confirmation email.
    • If you are not approved an email will be sent indicating why approval was not granted
  3. Find a Course/Clinic
    • Refer to the Alberta and Northwest Leadership Training Event Calendar for upcoming courses and clinics. Registration for branch facilities courses/clinics will be completed online. Courses/clinics hosted by affiliate delivery partners will have registration information in the Courses section of the Society website. 
  4. Certification Process
    • Successfully complete the course/clinic:
      • Attend 100% of the course/clinic
      • Meet all performance criteria
    • Once the course/clinic test sheet has been received and processed by the Society a certification card may be issued and mailed and you may be eligibile to complete the program practicum(s) (if required)
  5. Practicum Process
    • Submit Practicum Application form to the Society (minimum of two weeks in advance)
    • A letter or email will be sent indicating whether the practicum has been approved
    • Successfully complete practicum by:
      • Participating in planning, evaluation and teaching sessions for the course
      • Teaching a minimum of 50% of the course/clinic content
      • Meet all evaluation criteria
      • Submit monitoring form
    • Once the Monitoring form has been received and processed by the Society a certification card will be issued and mailed.

Course/Clinic Application Form

Course or Clinic Application

Practicum Application Form

Practicum Application

Mentorship Form

Mentorship Form

Award Transfer Application

Award Transfer Application



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