In the Aquatics 2: Personnel and Training course, you will examine the aquatics team. The various positions that make up the aquatics team will be described to enable you to identify key positions that are necessary to make your aquatics facility work effectively and efficiently. The recruitment and hiring process for this team is examined to ensure that qualified individuals are hired. Training techniques and methods are then explained to keep the team up-to-date on recent trends. Finally, retention strategies are explained to ensure that training programs are investments in a professional and knowledgeable staff.
This course is part of the Aquatics Management Certificate program although a student may take the course individually without enrolling in the Verified Online Aquatics Management Certificate. The course culminates with a multiple choice assessment quiz and an assigned writing piece that will be added to your Aquatics Management Certificate program portfolio. Participants who successfully complete all elements of the program will receive proof of completion of the program. Additionally, participants who enroll in the certificate program will receive individual feedback via electronic means from course Instructors.
This course is self-paced, allowing learners the flexibility to complete the course as quickly or slowly as they need. While exploring course content, learners can investigate topics in greater detail through enrichment activities that link to real-world examples, original source materials, and policy documents. Learners can easily move from section to section as they navigate through the course, revisiting concepts as needed. This course includes the following elements.
Elements of the course:
- Informational text
- Interactive practice activities
- Learn More opportunities
- Supplemental reference materials
If you are taking the course outside of the certificate program, you will be assessed only via the multiple choice quiz. You are welcome to work on the portfolio assignment, but you will not be able to upload your assignment for expert review.
- The Aquatics Team
- Recruiting and Hiring Process
- Personnel Retention
Be able to:
- Identify key members of the aquatics team.
- Recruit and hire qualified persons for your aquatics team.
- Understand various types of training and how to make training effective.
- Develop practices that will assist you in your efforts to retain staff.
The course will be most beneficial for new and existing aquatic managers. If you are taking this course as part of the Aquatics Management Certificate program, it is highly recommended students have sustained access to an aquatics facility.