New Zealand Certificate in Aquatics (Aquafitness) (Level 3)

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Who is this qualification for?     

This qualification is designed for people who are enthusiastic about leading groups or individuals as an aquafitness instructor.  

Knowing all about the benefits of movement in the water, an aquafitness instructor has the communication and leadership skills to demonstrate and safely apply their knowledge to a range of clients.   

This qualification will be completely delivered and assessed on-the-job at the pool. 

Upon completing this qualification, aaquafitness instructor will be able to select and use aquafitness equipment and techniques to instruct and deliver safe and energetic aquafitness programmes

What's involved?

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This 40-credit qualification covers the following areas:

Delivering and instructing safe and enjoyable aquafitness programmes  

Aquatic supervision techniques 

Health and safety 

Organisational policies 

Customer service.

This qualification will take 6-10 months to complete.

What are the costs?

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On-job training costs workplaces both time and resources. It can mean covering registration fees, learning and assessment resources, allocating time for training, and having an appropriate assessment pathway available.  

Total costs for trainees will vary depending on how the qualification is delivered, how it is assessed and how much support the workplace can provide.   

Check out our fees list and financial help options.

For more detailed information about the cost of doing an on-job qualification, get in touch.

Where to from here?

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Keen to make a splash as a qualified aquafitness instructor? Think this might be the right qualification for your staff?  

To find out more, contact your regional Skills Active learning support advisor.   

Remember, to do this qualification on the job, a Skills Active trainee needs to be working as a volunteer or paid employee in the aquatics industry.  

If you want to become a qualified aquafitness instructor, but you're not currently employed in the industry, contact your local pool or a Skills Active learning support advisor to talk about how you can get involved.

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