Swimsafer Stage 5/ Steady Swimsafer Silver

Assessor Checklist activities for Swimsafer Stage 5

The above table is the actual test activities to be conducted during the assessment for Swimsafer Stage 5 (Silver).

Swimsafer Silver/ Stage 5 Swimsafer 2.0 Skills Assessment

Swim (use crouching dive entry for Front-Crawl, Breaststroke):

  • 50m Front-Crawl (within 1:30 min)
  • 50m Breaststroke (within 1:50 min)
  • 50m Backstroke (within 1:40 min)
  • 25m Sidestroke
  • 25m Survival Backstroke
  • Dolphin kick 10m on front

Silver Sequence (w/o goggles)

Dressed in swimwear, long pants and t-shirt demonstrate the following sequence:

  • Enter deep water using a straddle jump
  • Perform a backward somersault
  • Submerge feet first surface dive
  • Swim through hoops on pool bottom for 3m and resurface
  • Swim 45m quickly using front crawl
  • Wave and call for help (rescuer to throw a PFD)
  • Retrieve a PFD in water and fit it while treading water
  • Demonstrate Heat Escape Lessening Posture (H.E.L.P.) technique
  • Then swim 25m with PFD and climb out of the water

Swimsafer Stage 5 Silver swim lesson plan

Swimsafer stage 5 swim lesson plan comprises of a 12 lesson plan which are in progression for learn to swim. There is swim timing required for swimsafer stage 5 also known as Silver stage.
Swimsafer stage 5 swim lesson plan in singapore
Activities/ExerciseTeaching PointsOrganisatinDuration
Dolphin Kick ActionFeet Together, Move from hips. Understand Action Vs ReactionAll together10 min
2 X 100m Breast StrokeGlide after Kicking, Breathing control, RelaxAll together10 min
2 X 100m Back StrokeLong nice arm stroke, Straight arm recovery, syncronise with Breathing All together10 min

Swimsafer Quiz Answers

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Swimsafer Stage 5 Certificate

Successful applicant will receive an E Certificate of Swimsafer Stage 5 upon passing of the Swimsafer Practical Test and the Swimsafer 2.0 Quiz.


Swimsafer Theory Test Portal

Swimsafer participant are required to complete the Swimsafer Quiz and achieve 80% to pass the test with unlimited attempts.

Register your Swimsafer Test with us to do your Swimsafer 2.0 Quiz.

The E-Certificate can only be generated upon passing both the Swimsafer Practical Test and Swimsafer Theory Test.

FAQ for Swimsafer Stage 5- Swimsafer Sliver

If your child attended weekly lessons regularly, there should be no problem in his swim time due to sufficient training.

While most students could achieve timing for freestyle and breaststroke, some failed on backstroke being their weakest stroke.

The underwater skills, due to some unable to equalise their nose, and swimming 50m without using goggle and backward somersault.

The answer of backstroke smooth swimming is all about technique. A jerky swim and arm not reaching far enough, the absence of the rotation of body, posture not balance or streamline, swimmers keep drinking water while on the back, are some of the factors that causes the stroke to fail. Swimming backstroke requires rotation of the body and a strong sense of rhythm and breathing and more importantly, a well balanced body posture. You can read more about back stroke common mistakes here.

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