Some people cannot get enough of the water. They are passionate about swimming and want to take their training to a higher level or pursue a career as a lifeguard or swim instructor.
At MacEwan, you can take part in a number of certification programs that focus on advanced swimming skills, aquatics leadership, lifeguarding and life saving and first aid. Successful completion of leadership programs requires attendance of all classes. 🏆 indicates Campus Cup eligible.
Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross 🏆
This combined course will help you develop an understanding of the water rescue elements: judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness.
National Lifeguard/Aquatic Emergency Care/O2 Original 🏆
These programs develop basic lifeguarding skills, and comprehensive training covering first aid and CPR, including Oxygen administration.
National Lifeguard/AEC or Standard First Aid/O2 Recert 🏆
Recertifications of National Lifeguard, AEC, Standard First Aid and O2
Swim Instructor Examiner/Lifesaving Instructor Examiner Recert
Recertification of Swim Instructor/ Lifesaving Instructor.