Award in Instructing Water Based Exercise – Aqua Aerobics (Active IQ)

Award in Instructing Water Based Exercise – Aqua Aerobics (Active IQ)

Level: Level 2
Course price: 349.00


2021 Dates:

Saturday 13th & Saturday 20th November 2021

2022 Dates:

Saturday 5th & 12th March

Saturday 13th & 20th August

Saturday 19th & 26th November

Course runs from 8:30am – 5:30pm.

Course overview:

There is a great demand for aqua instructors in the fitness industry and Personal Trainers who can adapt to a water-based environment. If you are looking to increase your skills as an instructor and to gain more knowledge, this course will teach you how to adapt exercises in the water.

Entry Requirements:

You should already have a level 2 fitness instructors qualification or a level 2 swim teachers qualification to do this training, for example:
• Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing.
• Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Group Training.
• Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing.
• Level 2 Swimming Teaching qualification.

• Some experience of water-based exercise is useful.
• The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
• There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved, and learners should have basic skills in communication.


The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, prepare and deliver safe and effective group water-based exercise sessions. Learners are given an understanding of the principles of instructing water-based exercise, how the properties of water effect exercise and the additional health and safety requirements for delivering sessions in a water-based environment.

What you will learn

  • How to plan a safe and effective water based session
  • How to instruct a safe and effective water based session with music
  • How to evaluate a safe and effective session
  • How to adapt water based exercises


  • Worksheet
  • Practical assessment including planning, teaching and evaluating a water-based exercise class.

What to do now:

  • Click on ‘Register’ and fill in the online application/attendee information form, making your deposit or full payment to receive confirmation of booking.
  • You will attend your training days which includes your practical assessment.

What you will achieve:

  • Active IQ  Level 2 Award in Instructing Water-based Exercise
  • CPD Points and Certificate

What next?

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November 13, 2021 to November 20, 2021
March 5, 2022 to March 12, 2022
August 13, 2022 to August 20, 2022
November 19, 2022 to November 26, 2022
Full payment£349.00
Deposit (Balance £174.50)£174.50

Should face-to-face training be delayed due to government guidelines then our training courses where possible will be taken online via Zoom or on a similar platform. Please see our Coronavirus Policy (on page 11 of our Terms and Conditions) for full details.