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Upon completion of this course participants will earn the National Lifeguard Service (NLS) and Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) certificates.

  • NLS is the industry standard for professional lifeguards in Canada.
  • AEC covers first aid, CPR and skills specific to emergencies in an aquatic setting.

The NLS and ACE certificates are recommended for lifeguards, aquatic instructors, lifesavers and other individuals who may need to respond to a first aid emergency in an aquatic setting.

NLS/AEC Course (Combined)

This Advanced course is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. This Lifesaving Society course offers both NL & AEC as a combination class. NL is a recognized as the standard measurement of lifeguard performance in Canada. NL is designed to develop an understanding of lifeguard principles, good judgment and a mature responsible attitude towards the role of a lifeguard. AEC is designed to provide first aid skills, knowledge, judgment and confidence to provide medical assistance to anyone in need. The extra fee's includes all materials, registration fee and exam fee which cannot be removed as these are mandatory for completion of the course. Prerequisites: 16 years of age and a Bronze Cross Award.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16 and up Dec 27 - Jan 5 8:00am - 4:00pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
616161
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Oct 14 - Dec 2 9:00am - 5:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
612514
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Feb 2 - Feb 24 9:00am - 5:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
643917
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Dec 30 - Jan 6 9:00am - 5:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
617579
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Feb 19 - Feb 24 9:00am - 5:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
641768
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Sep 9 - Oct 21 8:00am - 4:00pm Eastglen Leisure Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
612591
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Jan 12 - Jan 27 7:30am - 3:30pm Eastglen Leisure Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
644070
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Mar 25 - Mar 30 9:00am - 5:00pm Eastglen Leisure Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
644071
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Oct 25 - Dec 13 4:00pm - 10:00pm Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre Member
$334.25
Non-Member
$371.40
617948
Instructor: introduced in class
NLS/AEC Recert (Combined)

This Advanced recert is subject to additional fees for Exams and Materials. The NLS/AEC and CPR 'C' awards are current for a period of two years from the date of exam. This exam retests all the items required as well as providing any updated information. Successful completion of this exam will extend the award for another two years. The extra fee includes the exam fee which cannot be removed as it is mandatory for completion of the recert. Bring proof of award and a bathing suit.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16 and up Nov 15 - Nov 15 9:00am - 3:00pm Clareview Arena Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
617965
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Dec 18 - Dec 18 9:00am - 3:00pm Clareview Arena Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
617966
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Feb 24 - Feb 24 8:00am - Noon Clareview Arena Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
643265
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Mar 19 - Mar 19 4:00pm - 8:00pm Clareview Arena Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
643266
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Oct 27 - Oct 27 11:00am - 5:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
612466
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Dec 9 - Dec 9 9:00am - 3:00pm Commonwealth Community Recreation Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
612467
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Sep 29 - Sep 29 9:00am - 3:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
617635
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Jan 20 - Jan 20 10:00am - 4:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
641769
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Mar 30 - Mar 30 10:00am - 4:00pm Confederation Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
641770
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Oct 19 - Oct 19 4:00pm - 10:00pm Eastglen Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
617964
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Dec 2 - Dec 2 9:00am - 3:00pm Grand Trunk Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
618075
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Sep 8 - Sep 8 9:00am - 3:00pm Mill Woods Rec Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
617682
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Sep 16 - Sep 16 Noon - 6:00pm O'Leary Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
647717
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Oct 28 - Oct 28 Noon - 6:00pm O'Leary Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
647718
Instructor: introduced in class
16 and up Nov 24 - Nov 24 9:00am - 1:30pm O'Leary Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
617692
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Jan 5 - Jan 5 9:00am - 3:00pm O'Leary Leisure Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
643555
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Nov 22 - Nov 22 10:00am - 4:00pm Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
618024
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Feb 10 - Feb 10 1:00pm - 7:00pm Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
653275
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class
16-99 Mar 10 - Mar 10 1:00pm - 7:00pm Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre Member
$30.35
Non-Member
$33.70
642924
Available Oct-31-2018
Instructor: introduced in class

Prerequisite

16 years or older and Bronze Cross

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