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2020 eLearning Primary Schools Water Competence/Water Skills for Life

Water competence assessment

4. Where would you use a compact jump?
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5. A group of you are at a waterfall, which of the following would you consider before jumping in the water? *This question is required.
6. Why is it important to be able to float on your back? (Tick all the correct options)
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7. What is the best reason why you may need to move from a horizontal float to a vertical float?
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8. What often occurs upon sudden entry into cold water? (Tick the best option)
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9. Why is it important to learn survival swimming strokes? (Tick all correct options)
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10. What two things could you do to keep yourself safe moving down a fast-moving river?
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11. Answer true or false to the following statements. *This question is required.
Space Cell TrueFalse
We should protect airways upon entry into cold water to avoid Freezing Water Syndrome.
Cold Water Shock can cause intake of water due to gasping.
It is good to be able to open eyes underwater to assist the retrieval of underwater objects.
It is impossible to find your way underwater with your eyes shut.
12. The H.E.L.P. best assists with
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13. The main purpose of the Huddle position is to *This question is required.
14. Tick what  you need to do when selecting and fitting a lifejacket?
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15. Answer agree or disagree to the following statements. *This question is required.
Space Cell AgreeDisagree
My buoyancy is increased when wearing a correctly fitted lifejacket.
A lifejacket makes it more difficult for me to get out from under a capsized boat.
If my lifejacket is not the correct size and weight requirement, it doesn’t matter because any lifejacket is better than none.
It doesn’t matter if I don’t wear a lifejacket on a small boat if the adults say it is not necessary.
16. Tick the statement below that is not necessary to consider before going to an open water environment? *This question is required.
17. Complete the statements to show ways of reducing risk in and around the home. *This question is required. Group the following items into the provided categories. First select an item with the spacebar to show a menu of possible categories. Next click a category to add the item to the category.
Empty baths ...
Empty and turn over .....
Stay away from troughs and ponds ...
Keep pool gates ...
18. Tick the ways that would reduce your risk when swimming in an outgoing tide with an offshore wind?
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19. Tick all the ways you can tell when someone is in trouble in the water.
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20. How should you respond if you see someone in trouble in the water? *This question is required.
21. You will sink if you wear clothes in the water. *This question is required.
22. After falling in the water wearing clothes,
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23. Imagine you are fishing with your family on a wharf and you fall in fully clothed. What would be some realistic assessments of your competency?     *This question is required.