NCAP Level 1 Technical Course (Swimming)

Time: 25 February 2016 (Thursday) to 12 May 2016 (Thursday)

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"NCAP Level 1 Technical Course (Swimming)" by Singapore Swimming Association (SSA)


This course is open to those with an interest in coaching fundamental swimming skills and movements to participants of all ages. Participants will be able to learn the fundamentals of coaching – particularly lesson planning, class organisational skills, water safety, teaching of swim strokes, etc. 


Applicants must possess the following certifications before they are eligible to register for this course:

  1. Valid* Life Saving 1, 2 & 3 Certificate OR a Bronze Medallion certificate
  2. Valid CPR Certificate OR a recognised Standard First Aid certificate
  3. NCAP Level 1 Theory certificate
  4. Age limit: 18 years and above as on 1 January 2016

*The validity period shall be 3 years from the date of examination stated on the certificate.

Before the applicants are allowed into the course, they must pass a Skills Test. The Skills Test requires all applicants to swim 4 mandatory strokes – front crawl, breaststroke, butterfly and backstroke for 25 metres.

Date and Time

Skills Test will be conducted on 25 February 2016 (Thursday), 7pm – 9pm.

The course begins on 1 March 2016 (Tuesday) and ends on 28 April 2016 (Tuesday). Lessons are usually conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7pm – 9pm.

Practical and theory examinations will be conducted in early May 2016.


Skills Test

Toa Payoh Swimming Complex (Teaching Pool)

301 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh

Singapore 319392

Course Lectures

To be confirmed


Skills Test: S$25 per pax

NCAP Level 1 Technical Course Fees: S$375 per pax


  1. Registration opens on 10 February 2016 (Wednesday) and closes on 19 February 2016 (Friday), 5pm. Please register via this link.
  2. For registration and other course-related matters (e.g. course schedule), please contact Mr Allen Koh (Singapore Swimming Association) at or 6258 1011 ext. 11.
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