Lifeguard Transfer

Lifeguards and assistant lifeguards transferring from the Canadian Red Cross have access to a simplified path for transitioning to a National Lifeguard Certification. 

Transition Paths Overview

Depending on which Canadian Red Cross certification you hold, lifeguards and assistant lifeguards may need to take any of the following courses:

  • Bronze Cross Recertification
  • National Lifeguard Course
  • National Lifeguard Recertification
  • Lifesaving Instructor Course (leadership level)
  • National Lifeguard Instructor Course (leadership level)
  • Trainer Course (leadership level)

Courses can be found on the Find a Course page of our website, under Courses and Programs.

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