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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Do I need to have good computer skills to complete an online course?
A. You will be required to have basic word processing and computer skills.
Q. What software do I need to do your online course?
A. You need a computer with a good internet connection (preferably ADSL2 or NBN), Microsoft Word, Adobe Reader (Free), an up to date browser
Q. I don’t have a Certificate III in Fitness. Can I still do the Aqua Exercise course?
A. Yes you are welcome to complete our course and can gain registration as an Aqua Instructor through FitRec. If you don’t have a Certificate III in fitness with a group exercise instructor or gym instructor specialisation you won’t be eligible to register as an Aqua Instructor through Fitness Australia. However there are other ways you can gain insurance. Some of our instructors have come from a swim teacher background rather than fitness.
Q. I don’t have a Certificate III in Fitness. Can I still do the Group Exercise course?
A. Yes you can do the course as there are no pre-requisite units however you do require a Certificate III in Fitness to teach group exercise. We offer the Certificate III in Fitness with Group Exercise as your elective stream.
Q. You don’t run practical sessions in my area. How am I assessed on my practical?
A. We have several ways to assess you in your practical. This includes videoing yourself and uploading through our Dropbox account as well as using Whatapp, skype or other means for a live assessment. Your teacher will discuss your preferred option with you when you are ready to be assessed.
Q. How many CEC points am I eligible for if I do the Aqua instructor course?
A. Our course is registered through Fitness Australia for 15CEC points. Once you course complete we send you a CEC certificate with the Fitness Australia logo on it. You can then use this for professional development. You must have a Certificate III in Fitness with group exercise instructor or gym instructor to register as an Aqua Group Exercise Instructor through Fitness Australia.