AWSI was replaced in January 2016 with the NEW Instructor program from the Canadian Red Cross.
St. Clair College is currently NOT offering this course.
Please enroll in the New Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course to receive the most comprehensive training.
The Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Transfer course provides current swimming instructors from other training agencies with instructional knowledge and skills specific to the Red Cross Swim Program. These programs may be facilitated in a one-on-one format, or in a group setting. a. Candidate must provide documentation of one of the following current qualifications: Lifesaving Instructor, Lifesaving Swim Instructor, YMCA Instructor, Sears I Can Swim Instructor, American Red Cross Swimming Instructor. Minimum 17 years of age with previous teaching experience.
Note: This process is not designed for candidates who hold an expired Instructor certification from another training agency or do not have prior teaching experience, or for those who hold an Assistant Instructor certification from any of the above agencies. These candidates are directed to Water Safety Instructor Courses.
The Lifesaving Instructor Course prepares instructors to teach the Lifesaving Society's:
The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor Course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate:
More information available at the Lifesaving Society's website.
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