This Early Childhood Water Safety module covers the Layers of Protection that are essential for keeping young children safe around bodies of water in and around the home, in pools and spas and when in open water environments.

The content is aimed at parents of under 5 year olds as first teachers of water confidence and awareness. It can also be used by early childhood educators. Several of the 15 Water Competencies are covered.

The 4 layers of protection are below. You will see which layer is the focus as you move through the content.

Watch the video below and then work through the topics.