Open for Business Award - 2018 Winner
The District of Chetwynd is proud to have received the 2018 Open for Business Award!

High School Credits

British Columbia and Yukon high school students may use their Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Instructor and NLS certifications for credits toward high school graduation.


  1. Bronze Cross is worth 2 credits for Grade 11.
  2. Lifesaving Instructor + Bronze Cross is worth 3 credits for Grade 11.
  3. NLS is worth 2 credits for Grade 12.


  1. Students may only use these credits for the assigned grades [i.e.: students cannot combine both certifications towards one grade].
  2. The awards do not need to be current.
  3. If the student has already used Bronze Cross for 2 credits, then completes Lifesaving Instructor at a later date, they can replace the 2 credits from Bronze Cross with 3 credits for Lifesaving Instuctor and Bronze Cross combined.


  1. Students are asked to inform their school counsellor in charge of curriculum that they wish to use these certifications as part of the “External Credit Program.”
  2. Students will be asked to provide proof of their certification card(s).