Lifesaving Sport

Coach Level 1

Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 1 courses provide training for Lifesaving Instructors who wish to coach lifesaving sport at the community level. Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 1 focuses on the fundamentals of coaching and lifesaving sport skills. The course consists of core material together with environment-specific modules leading to certification.

Prerequisites: Current Lifesaving Instructor

Evaluation & certification: The Lifesaving Sport Coach Trainer evaluates and certifies candidates. Level 1 coaches recertify every 2 years.

Candidate recognition: Certification card.

Candidate reference material: Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 1 candidates must have the following for on-course reference:

  • Coaching Lifesaving Technical Reference Manual for Lifesaving Coach Level 1
  • Candidates should bring their Canadian Lifesaving Manual