SwimSafer Test Bookings 

Swim Test Location: Senja Cashew CC

Stage 1,2,3  - Extra Short Sleeve, round neck shirt, and Short Pants.

Stage 4,5,6  - Extra Short Sleeve, round neck shirt, and Long Pants.

After Submission does note to make the payment $40 and screenshot to coach - stating which student. Minimum Students for the test is 6 Students on each Level.

 

Please take note of the accuracy of B/C numbers and Name, as it will affect and delay the theory test login.

 

Maximum Number of participants for Swim Safer Test Booking for Stage 1 & 2 can be combined (e.g. 35 pax for Stage 1 and 20 pax for Stage 2, then the number of assessors required is 2)


• Likewise for Swim Safer Test Booking of Stage 3 & 4; Stage 5 & 6

• For every group of 10 candidates, they are to be assessed 5 at a time.
• For stages 1, 3, Bronze, Silver, the other group of 5 to assist in the throwing of aid to the other 5 candidates. For Stage Bronze and Silver, these 5 candidates will be assessed on their rescue ability.
• All entries should be slide-in entries unless otherwise stated
• Assessors/Instructors are to follow the assessment sequences for swim safer tests

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 1

  1. Checklist of no goggles and at teaching pool

  2. Slide-in Entry

  3. Swim 5m on back (Alternate or simultaneous Movement)

  4. Submerge and Retrieve object

  5. Swim Safer participants will commence to front float for 5 sec and stand to recover(Star Float)

  6. then back float 5 sec and stand and recover

  7. this is general knowledge for kids to float without goggles and able to flip to back float whenever encountered any breathing difficulties

  8. swim 10 meters on the front (alternate or simultaneous movement) which means breaststroke or front crawl also can. layman's term freestyle or breaststroke.

  9. show distress and call for help

  10. Grab float and float for 10 secs and kick to the pool's edge and exit from the pool

Overall summary building confidences of not having goggles on the eyes and expose the kids to overcome having instances of not swimming with goggles, promoting back float whilst helping relaxing of kids to be able to lie on the back and breathe comfortably.

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 1B

  1. Checklist of Life jackets and T-Shirt and Shorts and No Goggles

  2. put on PFD (Lifejackets) on land, assistance allowed. 

  3. jump on with PFD and float for 30 secs

  4. Exit the pool

 

Overall summary Learning usage of lifejackets which can be commonly seen in aeroplane, cruises, boat, theme park, exposure to different kinds of lifejackets so ask to teach the student how to save themselves with equipment and hold on two hands on the lifejacket's side handle to prevent it from blocking kids vision or breathing during water activities.

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 2( Swim )

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in a teaching pool

  2. Enter Pool using slid in entry

  3. swim 25 meter on the front (alternate or simultaneous movement) which means breaststroke or front crawl also can. layman's term freestyle or breaststroke.

  4. Swim 15 meter on the back (alternate or simultaneous movement) which means backstroke  or survival backstroke.

  5. exit pool

 

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 2B

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in a teaching pool and no goggles

  2. Enter Pool using step-in entry

  3. Swim 5 m on front, rollover

  4. Back float 10 secs

  5. Swim 5 m on the back

  6. Scull, float or tread 30 seconds 

  7. Search and recover object

  8. Exit pool

Overall summary back float and front float timings are double, to show that the students are much more skilled in doing longer intervals. Survival timings are 3 Times more of either back float or tread water or interchange between to save energy in between.

Building confidences of not having goggles on the eyes and expose the kids to overcome having instances of not swimming with goggles, promoting back float whilst helping relaxing of kids to be able to lie on the back and breathe comfortably.

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 2B part 1

  1. Checklist of t-shirt and pants, no goggles and can be done inside teaching pool

  2. any survival strokes 15 meter, swimming breaststroke head above always, survival back and backstrokes (Face clear of the water)

  3. exiting pool.

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 2B part 2

  1. Checklist of t-shirt and pants, no goggles and can be done inside the competition pool

  2. wearing of lifejackets/PFD independently 

  3. jump inside the swimming pool, swim with lifejackets, face cleared of water 

  4. exiting pool.

Overall summary Learning usage of lifejackets which can be commonly seen in aeroplane, cruises, boat, theme park, scenario-based items where let say boat capsized and oil spillage, the victims must swim with lifejackets to safety with head up to be able to see and avoid visible obstacles in front with face above water.

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 3

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in the competition pool

  2. Slide-in entry to the swimming pool 

  3. Swim 25 meter in backstroke

  4. Swim 25 meter in front crawl layman's term freestyle 

  5. Exit the pool from the ladder

 

Stage 3B

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in the competition pool

  2. Entry using straddle jump or stride entry 

  3. Swim 25 meter in survival backstroke

  4. Swim 25 meter in Breaststroke 

  5. Headfirst dive into 2 hola hoops of 2 meter apart

  6. Scull, float or tread for 50 secs

  7. Swim through hoops

Overall summary Learning to do headfirst dive into hola hoops across 5 meter is whenever a situation arises where survivor need to swim through obstacles underneath water to escape from danger, the student will have prior experiences on how to escape.

Stage 3B

  1. Checklist of this stage starts at the 25-meter mark, lifejackets or PFD are thrown into the water 

  2. Swim survival backstroke or breaststroke for 25 meters to a lifejacket 

  3. put on the lifejackets or PFD in the water while treading

  4. Swim 50 meter with PFD

  5. Exit from pool

The overall summary is to learn how to wear lifejacket whilst inside the open water and be able to swim with lifejackets on.

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 4 BRONZE

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in the competition pool

  2. Slide-in entry to the swimming pool 

  3. Swim 25 meter in front crawl layman's term freestyle

  4. Swim 25 meter in backstroke

  5. then swim another 25 meters in breaststroke layman's term frogstyle

  6. subsequently swim another 25 meters in survival backstrokes

  7. Exit the pool from the ladder

 

Stage 4 A Bronze

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in the competition pool

  2. Entry using Compact Jump 

  3. perform a front somersault

  4. Sculling, floating or treading water for 2 minutes

  5. feet first surface dive at least on the 1.4-meter depth of the pool

  6. swim through 2 hola hoops of 2 meter apart

  7. Scull, float or tread for 50 secs

  8. Swim through hoops

Overall summary Learning to do headfirst dive into hola hoops across 5 meter is whenever a situation arises where survivor need to swim through obstacles underneath the water to escape from danger, the student will have prior experiences on how to escape. Frontal somersault is to let them grow comfortable into it so as future somersault turns will be easily practising for competition/endurance swim.

Stage 4 B Bronze

  1. Checklist of this stage starts at the 15-meter mark.

  2. Assessor to conduct 15 minutes of circle swim of firstly survival backstroke, preceding with survival side stroke and lastly survival breaststroke 

  3. clearing the swim the swimmers need to wave for help

  4. rescuer threw the kickboard for swimmers to catch on the kickboard

  5. Exit from pool

The overall summary is to learn how to swim all the survival strokes on an emergency scenario and when seen rescuer how to make ownself visible by waving for help. Emphasis on how to grab on the kick board to swim to safety.

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 5 Silver

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in the competition pool, stop watch to time swimmers

  2. Perform Kneel down/Crouching dive entry for front crawl and breaststroke

  3. Swim Front crawl for 50 meters within 1.30 Minutes - only flutter kick

  4. Swim Breast Stroke for 50 meters within 1.50 minutes - only wedge kick

  5. Swim Back stroke for 50 meters within 1.40 minutes - only flutter kick

  6. Swim 25 meters of survival Backstroke 

  7. Swim 25 meters of side Side stroke

  8. Swim Dolphin kick for 10 meters; butterfly stroke without hand pull only body adulations 

 

Overall summary is to be more proficient than bronze by being able to perform individual swim at according speed and timing. Toes being pointed and flutter continuously will assist both Front and Back stroke. For the most challenging stroke among all is backstroke where in public environment is slightly harder to practise without hitting obstacles or people, a basics will help and assist being chin high up , straight hand pull. Starting thumbs up from thigh ,hand rotate straight up, pinky finger entry when touching ear and scooping in deep action (almost like sweeping). Tips can swim near the wall or the rope to facilitate gauging the swimming straight at the beginning then move to the centre to swim, taking particular notice of object point to gauge if the person is swimming straight.

Stage 5 Silver

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in the competition pool, t-shirt and long pants

  2. Perform straddle jump 

  3. do a backward somersault in water

  4. feet first surface dive at least on the 1.4-meter depth of the pool

  5. swim through 2 hola hoops of 3 meter apart

  6. swimming quickly in front crawl , wave help and await for lifejacket to be thrown 

  7. wear lifejackets/ PFD in water

  8. be in H.E.L.P position for 30 seconds

  9. Survival swim (survival backstroke/ survival breast stroke/ sidestroke ) 25 meter with PFD/lifejackets.

Overall summary Learning to do headfirst dive into hola hoops across 5 meter is whenever a situation arises where survivor need to swim through obstacles underneath the water to escape from danger, the student will have prior experiences on how to escape. Frontal somersault is to let them grow comfortable into it so as future somersault turns will be easily practising for competition/endurance swim.

Swim Safer Test 2.0 Sequences

Stage 6 Gold

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in the competition pool, stop watch to time swimmers

  2. Perform standing dive entry for front crawl and breaststroke

  3. Swim Front crawl for 100 meters within 3 Minutes - only flutter kick

  4. Swim Breast Stroke for 100 meters within 3:50 minutes - only wedge kick

  5. Swim Back stroke for 100 meters within 3:20 minutes - only flutter kick

  6. Swim 50 meters of survival Backstroke 

  7. Swim 50 meters of side Side stroke

  8. Swim 15 meters of Butterfly

Overall summary is to be more proficient than previous two silver and bronze by being able to perform individual swim at according speed, timing and endurance. The plunges/dive in and also the turn can be improved to assist with the increase of speed. Candidates need to work to refine the skills of each individual strokes to achieve a better timing of each strokes. Tips for butterfly are to have simple two dolphin kicks before a hand pull. Practising the timing of the hand pull will assist with a better butterfly strokes.

Stage 6 Gold

  1. Checklist of this stage can be conducted in the competition pool, t-shirt and long pants

  2. Perform compact jump

  3. Head-first surface dive, depth of 1.8m

  4. swim through 3 hola hoops of 5 meters apart

  5. swimming quickly in front crawl for 45m 

  6. swim another 50 m survival stroke(face out(clear) of water.

  7. remove pants and inflate the pants with catching of air using hand sculling and scooping of air into the pants within 5 minutes

  8. be in H.E.L.P position for 1 minute

  9. swim another 25 m with self made float

Overall summary survivor to escape from danger, with the clothings that the survivor is wearing and making a float to reduce any over exertion of energy with a self made float.

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