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Water Skills For Life Resources

The 27 Water skills For Life skills have been categorised as follows. For each category download the teacher resource and student achievement certificate. These certificates have been designed for students to colour them, a further way students can keep engaged with Water Skills For Life and to reduce printing costs for the school.

Water safety and awareness skills

Teacher Resource
Classroom Poster
Student Achievement Certificate

Getting in and out of the water

Teacher Resource
Classroom Poster
Student Achievement Certificate

Going under the water - submersion

Teacher Resource
Classroom Poster
Student Achievement Certificate

Floating on the water - personal buoyancy

Teacher Resource
Classroom Poster
Student Achievement Certificate

Rolling and turning in the water - orientation

Teacher Resource
Classroom Poster
Student Achievement Certificate

What to do in an emergency - safety of self and others

Teacher Resource
Classroom Poster
Student Achievement Certificate

Moving through the water

Teacher Resource
Classroom Poster
Student Achievement Certificate

 

Assessment 

Print this Assessment sheet to check whether students are competent in Water Skills For Life. 
Download the class assessment Excel spreadsheet

 

Overall Student Certificate

Print this certificate colour for students who have completed Water Skills for Life

 

Certificates for single achievements within each category

Certificates require the teacher to enter the achieved skill(s).

Water Safety and Awareness
Getting in and out of the water
Going under the water
Floating on the water
Rolling and turning in the water
What to do in an emergency
Moving through the water
 

Click here to download the zip folder of WSFL logos

 

Student assessments must be entered into the Water Skills For Life database. Click on the link below to access the database. You will require a login and password. If you're new to the database, contact Michelle Reidy at Water Safety New Zealand, on wsnz@watersafety.org.nz or phone 04 801 9600.

Access the Water Skills For Life Database
Database User Guide
 
 
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