The skills awards are visual themed sea creatures and there are 3 levels in each step. The outcomes are clearly written on the certificates so the child’s progress and achievements are visible and clear.
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Distance is also covered in the skills awards but swimmers in Group 2 upwards are assessed on specific distances.
Front and back paddle are suffice up to 20m.
25m+ swimmers have to demonstrate a recognised technique.
75m+ swimmers are assessed swimming the distance demonstrating competent technique in Front Crawl, Back Crawl and Breaststroke.