Formations

  • If you are a Lifesaving Instruction or an Aquatic Manager this concerns you! There has been a Bronze Medal Awards update at the national level and as a Lifesaving Instructor or an Aquatic Manager you need to attend to a compulsory webinar in order to get up to date with the program.

  • The Lifesaving Society offers you its WEBINAR calendar for aquatic workers in the context of COVID-19.

    Note that all webinars are only available in french for the moment. Webinars in English will be available soon.

  • Following to the closure of aquatic centres and Lifesaving courses’ winter session being suspended, many questions and concerns have been brought to our attention. Here is the Lifesaving Society’s guideline.

  • Be prepared before taking your National Lifeguard recertification! It is an exam in which your physical fitness, lifesaving abilities, knowledge and judgment are evaluated. For example, you can be asked to transfer a spinal-injured victim onto a spinal board. Being ready make it possible to reduce the recertification length and minimize the risk of failure.

  • As part of the new Leadership program, please note that the Lifesaving Instructor and First Aid Instructor* recertification will now only take place in person. The credit-based recertification system will therefore not be applicable starting January 1st, 2019.
  • The Leadership Program Guide is now available (edition 2019) on the sauvetage.qc.ca website. You can consult it right now.

  • La Société de sauvetage est à la recherche de formateurs hautement motivés et dévoués pour agir à titre de Formateur Moniteur Premiers soins dans le cadre de son programme Leadership. Pour ce faire, la personne devra effectuer un stage lors d’une formation Moniteur Premiers soins.

  • La Société de sauvetage offrira la nouvelle formation Formateur du programme Leadership à Rouyn Noranda. Cette formation, d’une durée de 20 heures, prépare le formateur à enseigner des cours du Niveau 3 et moins du programme Leadership. À la suite de ce cours, vous serez qualifié en tant que Formateur et vous devrez effectuer au moins un stage afin d’enseigner l’option désirée.
  • The Lifesaving Society invites all school boards and schools across Quebec to participate in the Swim to Survive program. This turnkey program lasts 3:45 hours and was created by the Lifesaving Society to allow kids to acquire the minimal skills required to survive an accidental fall into deep water.

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