Stage 2

Fundamental Water Skills (Swimming)
Entries & Exits

  • Perform a step-in entry

Sculling & Body Orientation

  • Demonstrate sculling in an upright position for 10 seconds with arms only.

Underwater skills

  • Search for and recover an object in chest deep water depth.

Movement / Swimming / Strokes

  • Swim 25m – Any stroke
  • Breaststroke
  • Backstroke
  • Survival Backstroke

Survival & Activity skills

  • Swim wearing clothing for 15m.
  • Demonstrate flotation survival technique
  • Correctly fit a PFD, jump into the water and swim for 5 meters and climb out of deep water.

Rescue Skills

  • N/A


  • Water safety rules in various aquatic environments