SwimSafer - Bronze

Entries & Exits

Enter water using a compact jump

Sculling & Body Orientation

Demonstrate a backward and forward somersault in the water.

Underwater Skills

Search for and recover an object in 1.5 m of water depth. Demonstrate a feet-first surface dive.

 

Movement/Swimming/Strokes

Swim 100 metres continuously
25 metres Front Crawl
25 metres Breaststroke
25 metres Backstroke
25 metres Survival Backstroke or Sidestroke

 

Survival & Activity skills

Dressed in swimwear, shorts and t-shirt demonstrate 3 minutes swimming slowly using any appropriate swim stroke, changing each minute

 

Rescue Skills

Perform a throw rescue using an unweighted rope over a distance of 6 metres. Wade to a person and deliver a flotation aid in deep water. Approach in “Ready” position

 

Knowledge

Principles of water craft safety