Trainers

Trainers are responsible for preparing candidates to assume leadership roles as Lifesaving Society Instructors, Examiners, and Coaches. Trainers are responsible to teach, evaluate, and certify candidates for Lifesaving Society Instructor, Examiner and Coach certifications in the topical streams in which they are appropriately qualified. They may be appointed as a Mentor.

Appointment: Appointed by the Lifesaving Society for a two year term; may be re-appointed for two year terms thereafter.

 

Original Certification - Step-by-step:

  1. Candidates must apply to become a Trainer
  2. Once approved, attend and successfully complete the clinic
  3. Apply to co-teach a course (Practicum)
  4. Once approved, teach at least 50% of a course
  5. After completion of the practicum, have the supervising Trainer (Mentor) report your performance

Click Here to be taken to the Leadership Forms

To find an original or re-certification course click HERE

National Trainer

National Trainers are primarily responsible for preparing candidates to assume a leadership role as Lifesaving Society Trainers. National Trainers are responsible for representing the Lifesaving Society in a professional and ethical manner and act in the best interests of the Society. Delivering Trainer courses (original and recertification) and Trainer Update Clinics as required. Preparing individual development plans for Trainer course (original and recertification) candidates. Provide ongoing advice and guidance as needed.

Appointment: Appointed by the Lifesaving Society for a two year term; may be re-appointed for two year terms thereafter.

Conflict of Interest: Individuals who are officers or senior representatives of organizations or agencies that offer programs that compete with those of the Lifesaving Society are not eligible for appointment as a National Trainer.

Safety Management Trainer

Safety management trainers are appointed individuals are selected based on leadership certifications, advocacy for the Society, engagement with the Society and topic specific experience and expertise. Appointments as a safety management trainer are made on a case by base basis and do not extend beyond the scope and time line of the appointment. 

Branch Appointed Individual 

Branch appointed individuals are selected based on leadership certifications, advocacy for the Society, engagement with the Society, and topic specific experience and expertise. Branch appointments are made on a case by case basis and do not extend beyond the scope of the appointment.

 

 

 

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