Instructor Trainer

Instructor Trainers (ITs) are appointed by the Branch to train Instructors. IT candidates attend a generic 20 hour Instructor Trainer Clinic which prepares them to apprentice on Instructor courses. After successful completion of the practicum(s), the IT candidate submits the completed Instructor Trainer Monitoring Form to the Society office for processing. IT appointments are current for 2 years; reappointment occurs after completing an in-person instructor trainer recertification course.

Prerequisites: Application, experience, Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor, current Instructor certification in the appropriate stream.

Note: Other programs requiring trainers will follow this process.

 

Original Certification - Step-by-step:

  1. Candidates must apply to become an Instructor 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 instructor trainer (mentor) report your performance

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To find an original or recertification course click HERE

 

Branch Trainer

Branch trainers are appointed by the branch to train instructor trainers. Experienced instructor trainers are required to submit a practicum application to the branch to apprentice on an Instructor Trainer Clinic. After successful completion of the practicum the lead branch trainer submits the completed Instructor Monitoring Form to the Society office for processing. Branch trainer appointments have a currency of two-years.

Prerequisite(s): Instructor trainer experience; contact Society office with expressed interest.

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RecertificationMust attend an in-person recertification course at the Branch Trainer, Instructor Trainer, and Instructor levels.

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 base basis and do not extend beyond the scope and time line of the appointment.

 

 

 

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