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Trainers & T4T Cert. 

Meet the Internationally Recognized CALA Team of Trainers

Become a CALA Trainer

Learn more about how to become a CALA Certified Trainer  

As a Trainer you will conduct workshops and certification courses and participate in conferences as an Ambassador of CALA.  You will contribute to the development of CALA courses, workshops, clinics, conferences and marking of CALA.

  • Policy # 1 - Current CALA Membership
  • Policy # 2 - Current CPR and First Aid
  • Policy # 3 - Current Liability Insurance
  • Policy # 4 - CALA Vertical Water Training & Group Aquafitness Leadership Completed
  • Policy # 5 - Current CALA Certification or Recertification Status
  • Policy # 6 - Submit resume to apply for CALA Training for Trainers (“T4T”) Course
  • Policy # 7 - Apprentice Train
  • Policy # 8 - Earn Trainer Status
  • Policy # 9 - Earn Full Trainer Status and Signing of Trainers Agreement Form
  • Policy # 10 - Training Fees for the Vertical Water Training Course

Learn more about how to become a CALA Practical Assessor

Assess persons taking practical CALA certification and mark written exams

  • Policy # 1 - Current CALA membership, CPR and First Aid, Liability Insurance, CALA Certification / Recertification Status
  • Policy # 2 - Attend a CALA Assessor Workshop or Individualized (One to One Assessor Training session). Offered live and on ZOOM
  • Policy # 3 - Apprentice Assess
  • Policy # 4 - Earn CALA Assessor Status
  • Policy # 5 - Earn and Invoice Assessor Fees

Learn more about how to become a CALA Mentor

Upon completion of a CALA course, individuals are offered the opportunity to build confidence and fine-tune their leadership skills and understanding of the course material by participating in a mentorship program. The mentor and apprentice leader work together to develop and reinforce leadership skills in preparation for the CALA certification process.

Mentors Agree To

  • Act as a role model for the apprentice
  • Help the apprentice set out clear goals and objectives for their progress in leadership training
  • Help the apprentice define reasonable timelines to assist in reaching their goals
  • Read and give feedback on the lesson plans
  • Allow the apprentice to appear in a leadership role
  • Participate and/or observe the class segment presented by the apprentice
  • Give open and caring feedback designed to help the apprentice grow in their leadership role
  • Provide an appropriate level of challenge to the apprentice to facilitate their learning experience
  • Provide extra guidance in areas where the apprentice may need help
  • Advise the apprentice of their state of readiness for certification evaluation

Apprentices Agree To

  • Attend classes regularly
  • Prepare lesson plans a week prior to presenting class segments for review
  • Accept feedback openly and eagerly and revise the plan as needed
  • Practice diligently before leading class segments
  • Make every attempt to adhere to the lesson plan when leading
  • Receive leadership feedback from the mentor eagerly and openly and make changes as requested
  • Do additional work on areas of leadership as requested by the mentor
    Be professional at all times while working with the mentor or attending his/her class
  • Respect the role of the mentor as the leader of that class
  • Show appreciation for the mentor’s time and effort

Meet the CALA Training Team

Looking forward to having you join the CALA Team



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