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SwimSafer - Stage 1 


Entries & Exits

Enter the water safely and confidently with slide-In entry and exit using ladder and from pool edge.


Sculling & Body Orientation

Recover from a face down float or glide to a standing position

Recover from a back float or glide to a standing position

Introduction to Floatation Survival Technique


Underwater Skills

Submerge in waist depth water, open eyes and blow bubbles.



Swim: Any stroke Forward movement 10 metres

Intro to Backward movement 5 metres


Survival & Activity skills

Support body in an upright position and signal distress.Grasp a flotation aid thrown for support Be pulled to safety, wearing clothing, correctly fit a PFD, jump into the water, float for 30 seconds and then climb out of deep water.


Rescue Skills




Rules of behaviour in, on or near the water. Water safety knowledge at a swimming pool.

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