Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 2 courses provide training for lifesaving coaches who wish to coach lifesaving sport athletes at a provincial or territorial competition level.

Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 2 is designed to increase the competencies required to present athletes in competition, with
a focus on the techniques and tactics required for athlete success in the various competitive lifesaving sport events. The course consists of core material together with environment specific modules leading to certification in one of the following options: Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 2 – Pool, Open Water or Emergency Response.

Prerequisites: Current Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 1 certification and current Emergency First Aid certification (or

Evaluation & certification: The Lifesaving Sport Coach Trainer evaluates and certifies candidates. Level 2 coaches
recertify every 2 years through professional development.

Candidate recognition: Certification card.

Candidate reference material: Coach Level 2 candidates must have the following for on-course reference:

  • Coaching Lifesaving Technical Reference Manual for Lifesaving Coach Level 1 & 2
  • Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 2 Workbook
  • ILS Manual (purchase from or download here.)