- Version 1.0, eight to ten hours
The Upgrade course provides candidates with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan, deliver and facilitate the lessons and classes in accordance with the standards of The Swim Academy, I Can Swim and ISCA's Lifespan Aquatics Programming.
- Water Safety Instructor or NCCP Swimming Teacher or YMCA Instructor or Lifesaving Society Instructor Certification or other National Recognized Swimming Teaching credential.
- Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross award, if in Canada.
- Upgrade manual
- Skills manual
- Laminated skills grid
- Membership within Canadian swim Coaches & Teachers Association, if in Canada, or ISCA's Lifespan Aquatics Programming.