Dolphin Series

The Dolphin Series comprises 2 awards covering personal survival skills. It is recommended that this series is only undertaken by learners who have completed the Shark Series Level 4.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform a straddle entry from the poolside
  2. Swim 50 metres
  3. Tread water for 3 minutes
  4. Swim 100 metres
  5. Find a floatable object in deep water and adopt the H.E.L.P. position for 2 minutes
  6. Climb out of the pool from deep water without assistance
These tests must be performed in deep water whilst wearing a short-sleeved, fully buttoned shirt or blouse, as well as long, loose fitting trousers (not jeans).

Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform a straddle entry from the poolside
  2. Swim 100 metres in less than 4 minutes
  3. Perform a feet first surface dive
  4. Tread water for 1 minute, waving one arm above the water to attract attention
  5. Tread water for 3 minutes
  6. Swim 200 metres, stop and rest for 2 minutes by either floating or treading water, then swim a further 200 metres
  7. Climb out of the pool from deep water without assistance
These tests must be performed in deep water whilst wearing a long-sleeved, fully buttoned shirt or blouse, as well as long, loose fitting trousers (not jeans).

Order these awards

Other Supporting Awards

Distance

Kingfisher

Dolphin

Advanced Water Safety

Incentive Awards