Monday, November 29, 2010

Swimsafer Level 2 Swimming Programme - Bukit Batok Swimming Complex


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Swimsafer Stage 2 test procedure

Entry and Exit
Perform a step-in entry

Scull and Body Orient
1)Demonstrate sculling in an upright position for 10s with arms only
2)Demonstrate the ability to change direction on command

Underwater Skills
1)Search for and recover an object in chest deep water depth.
2)Demonstrate a feet-first surface dive

Movement / Strokes
25m forward movement -- Any stroke

Survival Skills
1)Swim wearing clothing for 15m
2)Demonstrate flotation survival technique for 1min
3)Correctly fit a PFD, jump into the water and swim for 5m and climb out of deep water

Rescue Skills

Water safety rules in various aquatic environment

What sort of things should you not do at a beach?
Dive into the water.
Swim Unsupervised.
Swim when the conditions are rough.
Jump off rocks.
Swim out too far.

What could happen if you walked too close to the edge of a river bank?
You could fall in. The bank may crumble and you could fall in.

What are the dangers with water that can be found in and around the home?
Unfenced pools, pool gate left open, broken or toys left in the water.
Spas and fish ponds.
Bathtubs not emptied.
Buckets filled with water, washing machines, toilets and sinks.

If you can't see the bottom of a river, lake or dam, what would be some dangers?
Submerged objects, rocks, weeds, muddy bottom, unknown depth.

What are two things you can do to alert someone you are in trouble when in the water?
Float on your back and wave. Call for help.

What would you do if you were caught in a fast flowing river?
Try to float feet first in a half-sitting position.

What should you always wear when you go out boating?
A SOlAS Personal Floatation Device (PFD) and protective clothing.

What are the dangers with a storm water channels?
Steep banks, fast flowing water, flash flooding, entrapment in grates, pylons.

How do you check the strength of a river current?
Throw in a stick and see how quickly it flows down the river. If the stick disappears underwater or is tossed around the current is strong.

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Swimsafer Level 1 Swimming Programme - Woodlands Swimming Complex


SwimSafer Test Items
Stage 1
Entry and Exit
Enter the water safely and confidently with slide in entry and exit using ladder and from pool edge
Scull and Body Orient
1)Recover from a face down float or glide to a standing position
2)Recover from a back float or back glide to a standing position
3)Introduction to Flotation survival technique
Underwater Skills
Submerge in waist depth water, open eyes and blow bubbles
Movement / Strokes
1)Forward movement 10m
2) Introduction to backward movement 5m
Survival Skills
1)Support body in an upright position and signal distress
2)Grasp a floatation aid thrown for support
3)Be pulled to safety
4)Wearing clothing, correctly fit a PFD, jump into the water, float 30s and then climb out of deep water
Rescue Skills
1)Rules of behavior in, on or near the water
2)Water safety knowledge at a swimming pool
Should you ever go swimming alone?
No, always swim with an adult.
Who should you go swimming with?
Mum, Dad or a responsible adult.
What places with water around the home may be dangerous?
Bathtubs, spas, fish ponds, home pools, washing machines, sink, toilets, buckets.
Who can help you at the local pool?
Pool Lifeguards.
What are some rules at the local pool?
No running, no pushing, obey the lifeguards.
What do lifeguards do at the pool?
They supervisor people, help if there is trouble, do first aid, help lost children and make sure
the pool is safe to swim.
If you see somebody in trouble in the water, what should you do?
Shout out for help and go get an adult.
How can you get into the water safety?
Enter using the stairs and ladder holding the railing.
If you get into trouble in the water, what should you do?
Shout and wave for help, float on your back, try to relax.

For more info about swimsafer programme please go to the link below
Call Mr Nico 90059173