Aquatics 3: Risk Management focuses on ways to reduce or eliminate risks in aquatic spaces. Risks inherent to aquatic spaces and various codes that regulate aquatic facilities will be reviewed. Finally, this course describes how to formulate an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for aquatic facilities.
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.
- Risks Inherent to Aquatic Spaces
- Safety Codes and Regulations
- Risk Management and Security
- Emergency Action Plans
Be able to:
- Understand the safety risks inherent in aquatics.
- Understand risk management and safety proceedings.
- Define and create an emergency action plan.
- Know the major players in the aquatics risk management field.
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 that you have sustained access to an aquatics facility.