BRAMPTON, ON (June 23, 2022) – The City of Brampton is offering free Aquatic Certification courses to individuals ages 14 and older who are successful in an initial skills assessment. Aquatic Certifications can lead to employment with the City as a lifeguard or swim instructor.
Individuals ages 14 and older are invited to take a skills assessment to evaluate their swimming ability and determine eligibility into the certification program. Successful candidates will receive a 100 per cent discount for the following certification courses:
• Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid
• Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid
• Lifesaving Society Swim, Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructors
• Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard (Pool Option)
Aquatic certification courses provide an opportunity to develop leadership and communication skills. Becoming certified can lead to consistent part-time employment and flexible work hours in a welcoming team environment at the City of Brampton. The City of Brampton is one of Canada’s Best Employers 2022.
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“The City of Brampton is proud to offer free Aquatic Certification courses to encourage qualified residents to apply to become lifeguards and swim instructors in Brampton. If you are a strong swimmer who is passionate about helping others, take the assessment for the opportunity to become a certified lifeguard or swim instructor.”- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton
“The City of Brampton’s free Aquatic Certification program is a milestone in our continued investment in youth and those seeking employment in Brampton. The City is a great place to find consistent part-time employment and flexible work hours while supporting the community.”- Rowena Santos, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5; Chair, Community Services, City of Brampton
“All qualified residents ages 14 and older who are strong swimmers seeking employment should take the swimming assessment for the opportunity to receive free Aquatic Certification courses and become a lifeguard or swim instructor with the City of Brampton. Learn more and apply today.”- Paul Morrison, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton
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