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!

Facts and Training Standards

Support your resort pool owner, waterpark or the local government by training professional lifeguards. If you are interested in being a Lifeguard trainer and becoming an ambassador of this world, the SSI Lifeguard Instructor course is waiting for you!

Upon completion, you will be able to certify lifeguards for the required environments they work in.

Età minima per partecipare 18
Numero di sessioni di teoria 4
Numero di sessioni in piscina/bacino delimitato 5
Numero di immersioni in acqua libera Not applicable / mandatory
Profondità massima per l’addestramento Not applicable / mandatory

Become a Lifeguard Instructor with SSI



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How far do you want to go?

With our flexible professional Lifeguard Instructor courses, you can choose an SSI Lifeguard Instructor certification to meet your personal ambitions! Become an SSI Lifeguard Instructor Level 1 and you can teach Water Safety attendant and Pool Lifeguard for pools and waterparks.

Ready to take your training further? As an SSI Lifeguard Instructor Level 2, you can be a Lifeguard trainer for more challenging environments, including lakes and rivers as an Inland Open Water Lifeguard or the sea as a Beach Lifeguard.

Start teaching to further your career

Start teaching Lifeguard courses on various levels to collect valuable teaching experience and generate more income as an SSI Professional! But remember, learning never stops, so continue your career by qualifying for more Swim, Snorkel or even Freediving programs.

Additional qualifications will provide you with more diversity and flexibility, whilst opening up new income options. Becoming a Lifeguard Instructor is just the beginning of an exciting career pathway. 

Be a Professional Lifeguard

Established in 1970, SSI has over 5 decades of experience providing the ultimate training experience for millions of people to become certified scuba divers, freedivers, technical divers, lifeguards and more.

Today, SSI represents more than 3,300 training centers and resorts in more than 130 countries, with over 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals and growing every day. We are proud to provide Lifeguards with different levels of in-depth and flexible training that meet their ambitions and goals. We play an active role in setting industry minimum training standards and are committed to ensuring you get the best Lifeguard Instructor training possible.

Our learning materials are available online and in more than 30 languages, meaning you can start now and learn at your own pace. With our in-depth and personalized Lifeguard Instructor courses, you’ll have the skills and knowledge you need to continue your professional lifeguard career.

Train amazing Lifeguards and make a real difference to this world. Get started with SSI today!

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