Level 2 Lifeguard Instructor

Looking for your next Lifeguard challenge? Help create safer communities and step into an exciting new career as an SSI Lifeguard Instructor! As an SSI Lifeguard Instructor, you will train the next generation of lifeguards and help save lives.

Learn how to be an SSI Lifeguard Instructor today!

What Will You Learn?

The SSI Level 2 Lifeguard Instructor program provides candidates with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to teach, supervise, and issue certifications for all levels of SSI Lifeguard programs.

What Will You Do?

  • Complete all Academic and Training Sessions as outlined in the instructor manual for the Lifeguard Instructor Training Course.
  • Complete the Candidate Water Fitness Evaluation as outlined in the SSI Training Standards if it has been more than six months since the candidate has been evaluated.
  • Complete the program’s final exam.

Course Schedule

Recommended hours for completion: 16–20. The number of classes, hours and sessions per day are set by the Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, based on the candidate’s needs and ability.

Course Price

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Course Prerequisites

Minimum age:

  • 18 years old.

Have the following SSI certifications or equivalent from a recognized training agency:

  • Beach Lifeguard

Have the following active status SSI certifications or an equivalent from a recognized training agency:

  • Level 1 Lifeguard Instructor

Equipment Requirements

During all in-water training sessions, each student must be equipped with a properly fitted Total Lifeguard System that includes:

  • Rescue tube or equivalent
  • Whistle
  • Pocket mask
  • Skin and sun exposure protection appropriate to the environment

During all in-water training, each SSI Professional must be equipped with at least all student equipment.

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