Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Water Based Exercise – Aqua Aerobics (YMCA Awards)

Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Water Based Exercise – Aqua Aerobics (YMCA Awards)

Level: Level 2
Course price: 349.00


2021 Dates:

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Course runs from 8:30am – 5:00pm.

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.

There are no formal prerequisites for this course, but we do recommend that you already hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification. Experience of participating in water-based exercise sessions is also beneficial. Please also note that this is an intensive course and you are required to prepare on the evening of day 1 for day 2.

If you do not already have a fitness instructor qualification or it has been 3 years or more since you gained a qualification with the below Mandatory units, you will need to complete these units in addition to a practical teaching assessment. The Mandatory units include the following:

  • Level 2 Anatomy & Physiology multiple choice theory paper.
  • Level 2 Principles of Exercise multiple choice theory paper.
  • Know how to Support Clients worksheet.
  • Health & Safety in a Fitness Environment worksheet.

To add the Mandatory units there will be an additional cost of £79.00

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


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:

  • YMCA Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing Water-Based Exercises
  • CPD Points and Certificate

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Full payment£349.00
Deposit (Balance £261.75)£87.25

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.