Swim Safer Stage 1

SwimSafer Stage 1
Introduction to Water Skills (Swimming)

SwimSafer Stage 1 Entries & Exits
Enter the water safely and confidently with slide-In entry and exit using ladder and from pool edge.
SwimSafer Stage 1 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
SwimSafer Stage 1 Underwater skills
Submerge in waist depth water, open eyes and blow bubbles.
Movement / Swimming / Strokes
Swim – Any stroke
Forward movement 10 m
Intro to Backward movement 5m
SwimSafer Stage 1 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.
SwimSafer Stage 1 Rescue Skills
SwimSafer Stage 1 Knowledge
Rules of behaviour in, on or near the water, Water safety knowledge at a swimming pool