Training & Certification

Training & Certification

Effective Thursday, September 23, 2021: Vaccine Verification

As a condition of employment you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or provide proof of valid exemption satisfactory to the employer prior to your start date. You must acknowledge and agree to comply with any future vaccine policy requirements as an ongoing condition of employment at the City of Hamilton.

Service at a Glance

I want to become a lifeguard. What training is available?

The City provides training programs through RecConnect for First Aid, Aquatic leadership/ lifesaving and re-certification courses such as:

  • First Aid Standard with CPR B
  • Advanced Instructor course/ Examiners Standards clinic
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C re-certification
How do I become a recreation leader?

The City provides the following programs to prepare you to become a recreation leader:

  • Leader in Training
  • Recreation Leadership Certification Course
  • HIGH FIVE (public courses coming in 2016)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C