MOE Swimsafer Programme

MOE Swimsafer Programme
Group of children preparing for the swimsafer program during the school holiday at clementi.

About MOE Swimsafer Program

MOE Swimsafer Programme is a 6 stages of swimming program held in singapore. Most of the primary 3, primary 6 or even secondary one pupils will be required to take part in this program as part of the school curriculum. Stage 1,2,3 are meant to built the foundation of swimming while stage 4,5,6 are more toward swim proficiency and learning the more advance stroke. Read more about Swimsafer Stages here.

The large part of year 2020 was affected by Covid-19, and so the MOE swimsafer programme was suspended in most school. Then moving into year 2021, the swimsafer program was again interrupted when the government was protecting the community when Covid-19 spike. The MOE Swimsafer program with some unfinished swimming program came to a halt and did not resume during that year.

New Update on MOE Swimsafer Program 2022.

At the start of Term 3 (After June holiday 2022), most of the primary school swimsafer program will resume. Their swim lessons will either start from 8:15am and end at 9:45am and the next batch will start 10am and end 11:30am. In some school, their swimming lessons will start 12:30pm and end either at 1:30pm or 2pm, and some even start at 2pm and end 3:30pm. However, vendor has difficulty finding coaches that teach from 2pm to 3:30pm onward because most of the coaches have their own private swimming lessons elsewhere and the timing often clashes with their time. So they could not able to make time to teach MOE Swimming Lessons after 2pm onward.

Frequently Asked Question on MOE Swimsafer 2.0 Program

Some school allow student to opt out if they are already having their private swimming lessons outside of school. Some school will insist students to join the MOE Swimsafer Program even if they have swimming lessons outside. It all depend. You can check with the school.

National Water Safety Council (NWSC), comprises members from the people, private and public sectors. Prior to the SwimSafer Program, the NWSC had collaborated with the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Singapore Sports Council (SSC) to introduce the Learn-To-Swim Programme for primary school students. NWSC, building upon the foundation laid by the Taskforce, has set itself the following tasks:

  • Promote a water safety culture among all Singaporeans.
  • Initiate and co-ordinate public education efforts on water safety in swimming pools and open waters.
  • Increase children’s participation in water survival and swimming programmes through various platforms.
  • Work with relevant government agencies to promote and encourage designs of aquatic facilities that enhance water safety.
  • Embark on further research on issues related to the prevention of drowning.
  • Establish national water safety standards.

As such, it is necessary for your child to join the swimming program.

Children with Swimsafer Stage 1 or 2 should continue to learn and move on to higher stage in order to acquire the necessary swimming and survival skills. Even for student with stage 4 (Bronze), they should be encourage to take part to attain Stage 5 (Silver) for example. You have to remember that in every swimsafer stage, there is a skills that has to be taught in progression. Stage 1 and 2 is just the foundation stroke that teaches you only the basic fundermental of swimming. That is not enough.

No, you need not have to pay if your child is in the MOE Swimsafer Programme.

Swimsafer 2.0 is a revised version and is not the same with swimsafer 1.0. So the criteria is more stringent.

They have to pass the practical test and the online theory test in order to obtain the Swimsafer Certificate. The Swimsafer Theory Test has to be done online at the Swimsafer Portal website here. Please remember to select the correct stage before doing the quiz.

You can register with us and we will find you a coach. SMS 91375141 to enquiry.

Yes they are doing the same swimsafer syllabus as what he did in school swimming program.

The progression will usually take up to less than 2 years to complete the whole Swimsafer Module.

Swim timing is required for Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke. For gold, they need to remove their long pant and make a float while treading water. These are perhaps the most useful and difficult.

Backstroke were so far their weakest.

Yes your child can enrol our swimming program or our weekly swimming program. We will train him to the next level.

Yes we do. Find out more at or click here to go directly.

Your child can either go for life saving skills or enroll into competitive swim training for Singapore Swimming Proficiency Awards (SSPA). There are also instance where children could just be doing swimming for leisure as a form of healthy lifestyle. Swimming regularly can promote good cardiovascular benefits and body posture. Most of the children do well in maths, science, art and music when they do swimming regularly. Studies has shown.

Swimsafer Quiz Answers

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You can enrol swimming lessons with us. We will train your child to be swimsafer certified. Sign up here.

Yes, the school has started their swimsafer in their Term 3 onward.

There is still some lane provided for public to swim. So even if the school project is on going, you will not be disturb. But the only problem is the usage of toilet. However, there might be a problem if you use the toilet to change when the school class end.

If your child is attending his swimsafer program in school, he should have about 8 or 10 or 12 sessions of swimming lessons depending on the duration of the swimming lesson. The swimsafer test will be conducted on his last day of school swimsafer swimming lesson.

You can check his activesg account. Not sure how to check? Follow the diagram here.

How to check your Swimsafer E certificate
Above are the steps to check your E certificate.

This could means 2 things. Either he failed the swimsafer test or he did not do his swimsafer quiz. Check with the teacher in charge with your school.

Yes you should. You can enrol your child with us. We provide both private and group swimming lessons. Sign up here.

Can you submerge your head in water?

There are tons of benefits being a parent volunteering in your child’s school swimming activity. You might be interested to get your child enrolled in their swimming lessons after their school swim program are over? Or you might see some potential that your child could excel well in this sport and wanted him to excel further? This is the chance for you to expose to all the coaches out there teaching the swimsafer program. Your chance to observe, decide, and see which coach you would like to have for your child. By doing Parent volunteering in your child activities in their sport or cca, you can also track your child in their sports performance and how they could manage or whether they are interested in their sport.

Our Swimming Program

‘Aqzog provide various swimming program beside swimsafer.

  • Adult Learn to Swim Program
  • Toddler Swim program
  • Special Needs Swim program
  • Adult with back problem Swim Program (Different from adult swim program)
  • Ladies Class Swim Program
  • And many more.