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Swimsafer Instructor Course

The SwimSafer™ 2.0 programme aims to teach swimming proficiency and water survival skills to children to minimize drowning incidences in a fun manner.

Recertification Notice for Coaches  

As your SwimSafer certifications will be expiring soon (Dec 2020), this is to inform you that the SwimSafer 2.0 Recertification Course will be made available from 25 Nov 2020 onwards.

As this is an inaugural course and in line with providing continued support to the coaching industry, we are offering a one-time waiver of course fees to encourage take-up by existing coaches to ensure sustainable coaching development.


The Recertification Course will comprise two parts:


(a) Part 1 consists of key components of the course identified that are critical to ensure coaches are well-equipped and updated to continue conduct of SwimSafer lessons, to be completed by 31 Dec 2020 through online means:


1. Online Module Notes and Self Quiz – At your own time

2. Virtual Learning via Zoom – 4 hour module


(b) Part 2 consists of additional skills of class management that will facilitate smooth and effective conduct of courses, to be completed by 31 Dec 2021 through practical means:

1. Practical Lesson  8 hour session 

2. Practical Assessment – 2 hour session


Completion of both parts of the course within the stated dates is compulsory.

Do note that CCE hours will not be provided for this Recertification Course.


To be eligible for the course, you have to first register under TeachSSA. Only after you have signed up as a member, you can then proceed to register for the course.


The TeachSSA membership is given to you free of charge for the duration of this recertification course. It is used to allow us to help track your progress through the course. At the same time, we will also issue the certificate of participation through the platform.


Once you complete the online sessions, you will get a 1 year extension of your SwimSafer licence. When you complete the practical component, your licence will then be fully extended till December 2023.


If you have any enquiries, please email us at the following email addresses:


For extension of licence, policy requests, Usage Permit matters:


For Recertification Course, TeachSSA membership:

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