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Course Details

Face to Face Learning

Cost:   POA

Included in your registration:

  • AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual (7th Edition) e-book
  • 2 days face to face training
  • Online learning platform
  • Online support
  • Statement of Attainment  

Please refer to our Refund Policy

Self-Paced/Blended Learning

Cost:   $595.00

Included in your registration:

  • AEA Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual (7th Edition) e-book
  • 10 hours virtual lectures
  • Online learning platform
  • Online support
  • Statement of Attainment

Please refer to our Refund Policy

Duration

All skill set requirements must be completed within 6 months

A Statement of Attainment will be issued once all assessment requirements have been met

Extensions will only be considered for extenuating circumstances.  Applications for an extension must be submitted by e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Students must obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in this course.  Please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ for more information

Course Accreditation

This skill set is nationally recognised and accredited with the following fitness industry associations:

  • AusActive    15 CEC's
  • RepsNZ       12.5 CEC's
Delivery Mode

Face to Face:
A blend of on site practical training, online learning, self-paced learning and teaching practice under supervision

Self-Paced/Blended Learning:
2 x 5 hour virtual theory sessions, online learning, self-paced learning and teaching practice under supervision

Pre-Requisites

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

To attain Fitness Australia CEC's you must be a registered Group Exercise Instructor or Group Exercise Leader

Physical Requirements

All students will be required to:

  • Participate in several aqua fitness sessions
  • Have swimming skills which enable you to perform a rescue tow for a minimum of 10 metres and dive to the bottom of the pool
  • Demonstrate exercises on pool deck for a minimum of four repetitions
  • Competently manouevre yourself down to the floor and back up again to demonstrate exercises and pool rescue techniques
Assessment

Assessments include practical and written components and are competency based.

All students are required to:

  • Complete a minimum of three 30 minute aqua fitness sessions under the supervision of an appropriately qualified aqua fitness instructor
  • Complete written assessments online (Online support is available via email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and zoom calls can be arranged to help with any queries)

Practical assessments can be completed in person with an approved assessor or via video.
Video assessment students are required to upload a 30-45 minute aqua fitness class being taught exclusively by themselves

Incorporating the Units of Competence:

  • SISCAQU002  Basic Water Rescue
  • SISFFIT038     Plan group water-based exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT039     Instruct group water-based exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT048     Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective water-based activity
  • HLTWHS001   Participate in Workplace Health and Safety

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Plan and teach aqua fitness classes for the general population taking into consideration the hydrodynamic principles of the water
  •  Modify their classes to accommodate special populations
  •  Understand when they need to refer their clients to an allied health professional
  • Perform basic water rescues
  •  Identify and manage any risks associated with teaching in this environment
  •  Participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others