Swimsafer Test Silver

Entries & Exits

Demonstrate a dive entry (crouching).

Sculling & Body Orientation

Keep face above the water for 60 seconds sculling with hands only.

Underwater Skills

In 1.5m of water depth swim through hoops on pool bottom 3 metres apart.

Movement / Swimming / Strokes

Swim 200 m continuously:

  • 50m Front Crawl
  • 50m Breaststroke
  • 50m Backstroke
  • 50m Survival Backstroke or Sidestroke (Efficient stroke techniques must be used)

Survival & Activity Skills

Dressed in swimwear, long pants and long sleeved shirt, perform the following as a continuous sequence; Enter deep water using an appropriate entry method Submerge feet first, swim underwater for 3 meters. Resurface scull, float or tread water for 3 minutes waving for help intermittently. Clothing may be removed. Correctly fit a PFD while treading water and then swim 25 metres and climb out of the water. (without googles)

Rescue Skills

Using a buoyant aid, accompanied (non-contact) rescue of a person 15m from safety.

Knowledge

Recognizing an Emergency.

 

Coach Eugene Chua

Coach Joe Lim

Coach Lim Shiang Li

Coach Eng Sze Yee