Tuesday's 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Yateley School Pool
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STA Water Safety Skills - Silver

Learners should wear t-shirt and shorts for the duration of the Silver tests unless stated – i.e. Section 5 Add jumper or sweatshirt. Jeans, hooded tops, very tight or very baggy items are not suitable

1. Perform a safe entry, swim 200 metres, tread water for 3 minutes, collect a buoyant aid and show the HUDDLE position for 2 minutes, swim 100 metres with the aid and climb out unassisted
2. Tread water for 2 minutes
3. Float in a supine position for 1 minute
4. Perform a feet first and a head first surface dive
5. Remove a long sleeved jumper or sweat shirt while in deep water
6. Swim 10 metres lifesaving backstroke and 20 metres sidestroke
7. Simulate the actions of an injured swimmer with head injury and with an arm injury
8. Perform a throwing rescue over 8 metres using a rope
9. Wade 5 metres to rescue an injured swimmer using a buoyant aid
10. Explain the HELP and HUDDLE position and when and why they would be used


This course requires additional clothing - click here for more details
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