Swimsafer Test Level 3

Entries & Exits

Perform a stride/straddle entry.

Sculling & Body Orientation

Demonstrate sculling in a horizontal position for 10 seconds with arms only.

Underwater Skills

Demonstrate the ability to change direction on command. In chest deep water swim through hoops on pool bottom 2 metres apart (without googles).

Movement /  Swimming / Strokes

Swim 50m continously:

  • 25m using either Breaststroke or Front-Crawl
  • 25m using either Backstroke or Survival Backstroke.

Survival & Activity Skills

Swim wearing clothing for 25m. Demonstrate ability to correctly fit a PFD in the water (without googles).

Rescue Skills

Throw a flotation aid to a partner at 3m distance and instruct to kick to the edge. Perform a reach rescue using a rigid aid and pull a partner to safety.


Principles of personal survival.





Coach Eugene Chua

Coach Joe Lim

Coach Lim Shiang Li

Coach Eng Sze Yee