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STA Octopus 1 - Course Criteria

This test should be taken in shallow water, candidates may use buoyancy aids.
Learners must pass all sections to be awarded the badge.

1. Answer two water safety questions - Click here for Questions.

2. Enter the pool safely using the steps, ramp or a sit and swivel on the side.

3. Move through the water confidently in different ways.

4. Use a woggle to swim front paddle and back paddle for 5 metres.

5. Push and glide on the front and back.

6. Use a woggle or floats to attempt a simultaneous circle action with the legs, while on the back for 2 metres.

7. Travel under a woggle bridge and through a shower created by a watering can.

8. Return to standing from a star float on the back.

9. Use a woggle or floats to perform a treading water action with legs.

10. Exit the pool safely and unassisted.

STA Octopus 2 - Course Criteria

This test should be taken in shallow water, candidates may use buoyancy aids.
Learners must pass all sections to be awarded the badge.

1. Answer 2 water safety questions - Click here for Questions.

2. Enter the pool safely with a step or jump.

3. Swim 2 metres front paddle and 2 metres back paddle unaided.

4. Use a woggle to kick across the pool while blowing bubbles.

5. Demonstrate front crawl arm action while standing.

6. Demonstrate back crawl arm action while standing.

7. Push and glide on the front with face in the water.

8. Push and glide on the back with arms by the side.

9. Use a woggle, rotate from back float to front float and return to a back float.

10. Submerge underwater and retrieve an object.

STA Octopus 3 - Course Criteria

This test should be taken in shallow water, candidates may use buoyancy aids only where stated.
Learners must pass all sections to be awarded the badge.

1. Answer 2 water safety questions - Click here for Questions.

2. Perform a star float on the front or back and hold for 3 seconds.

3. Perform dolphin leg kick on the front or back for 2 metres.

4. Scull head first using a woggle.

5. Attempt breaststroke.

6. Swim forwards for 2 metres, then roll and swim on the back for 2 metres and then into a
standing position (regaining feet).

These will be performed in the main pool (shallow end)

1. Enter the water with a step or jump entry, turn around and swim back to poolside.

2. Push and glide into either front crawl or breaststroke for 5 metres.

3. Push and glide into back crawl and swim for 5 metres.

4. Tread water for 10 seconds.

 


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