What do you have to do to pass NLS?

What do you have to do to pass NLS?

Demonstrate aerobic endurance: Run 100 m with a rescue aid to enter the water; swim 100 m to recover a conscious victim; tow the victim 100 m – all within 8 min. item 1b run-swim-run. Demonstrate aerobic fitness: Run 200 m; swim 200 m; run 200 m – all within 8 min.

How long is NLS valid for?

Like all Lifesaving Society certifications, National Lifeguard is current for two years. After that point, you must recertify to maintain your lifeguard qualification.

What is the swim test for NLS?

* Demonstrate aerobic fitness and endurance: Swim 400 metres within 10 minutes (400 yd. within 9:10 minutes).

How many times can you Recert NLS?

A: Yes, the NLS award must be recertified every two years if you are working as a lifeguard.

How long does it take to get your NLS?

This course is about 44 hours long. There are a few prerequisites.

How much do lifeguards get paid in Toronto?

An entry-level Lifeguard with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$13.53 based on 6 salaries. An early career Lifeguard with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$15.26 based on 9 salaries.

How many CPD points is NLS?

5 continuing professional
The NLS course is recognised for 5 continuing professional development (CPD) points.

How much does a lifeguard make in Ontario 2021?

$17.01 per hour
The average salary for a lifeguard is $17.01 per hour in Ontario.

How much do lifeguards make in Ontario 2022?

Salary estimates are based on 238 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lifeguard employees….Lifeguard Salaries.

Job Title Salary
City of Toronto Lifeguard salaries – 94 salaries reported $17/hr
YMCA Lifeguard salaries – 43 salaries reported $15/hr

Is the lifeguard test multiple-choice?

The Red Cross certification tests are multiple-choice. 80% is passing.

Does Bronze Cross need to be current for NLS?

If you continue your lifeguard training you do not have to recertify your Bronze Medallion or your Bronze Cross. These two certificates are prerequisite to the next one, but they do not have to be current to do so.

Who is responsible for submitting test sheets to Lifesaving Society?

Affiliates are responsible for submitting to Lifesaving Society Manitoba the appropriate test sheet (s). Affiliates must also keep a copy of each test sheet for their records. We invite Instructors, Examiners, and Trainers to use the Test Sheet Resource Guide to ensure their test sheets are ready to process.

What is the Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard certification?

The Lifesaving Society’s National Lifeguard certification is Canada’s professional lifeguard standard. Since it was formed, the National Lifeguard training program has undergone periodic revision.

Where can I find the required content for the lifesaving curriculum?

The required content for this curriculum can be found in your Alert text and the Canadian Lifesaving Manual. Candidates should bring Alert, a whistle, barrier devices (gloves and pocket mask) and proof of prerequisite (previous National Lifeguard).

What is the National Lifeguard recertification exam?

The National Lifeguard recertification exam is your opportunity to demonstrate your skills and recertify your award. You are responsible for reviewing the required content and skills and preparing yourself for the exam. Your exam is based on the National Lifeguard Award curriculum.