International Lifesaving (full course) - October 2023

Earn your International Lifesaving certification in Tofino with experienced instructor Shanty Kariatsumari!


October 17 - 19, 2023


International Surfing Association


Shandy Kariatsumari


The ILS (full course) is for surf instructors hired in Tofino and Ucluelet or for anyone 15 years and older looking to build their surf lifesaving skills.

This course is a great opportunity to get your universally recognized, global standard water safety course and certification for surfing and stand-up paddle (SUP) coaches and instructors.

The course is run over three days. It contains theory, practical components, and group activities.

If you have any questions or would like to register for this course, please email Shandy Kariatsumari at

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