ST. CHARLES, Ill. – Aquascape, Inc. is excited to offer 20-plus years of water feature industry expertise through two new educational portals: Aquascape Academy Online that launches Jan. 1, 2014, and instructor-led classroom and hands-on training sessions held at the company headquarters beginning Jan. 21.

Aquascape Academy Online offers a variety of free courses to help contractors, retailers and distributors succeed and prosper with water features. Course components continuously evolve for varying degrees of experience and knowledge and include video sessions, iPad tutorials, a variety of digital resources, PowerPoint presentations and quizzes to test knowledge gained throughout the coursework. Water feature professionals are able to access the online training platform to help fulfill requirements for becoming a Certified Aquascape Contractor. What’s more, participants can earn badges to share on social sites to document their progress. 

Also being offered is Aquascape Academy Hands-On training and classroom sessions at Aqualand, the company’s corporate headquarters located in St. Charles, Ill. The free two-day, instructor-led classroom and hands-on training sessions educate attendees on why water features are a smart choice for growing their business and expanding profits in 2014 and beyond. Hands-on construction segments are held in Aquascape’s new climate-controlled training facility and provide valuable in-the-field experience for both new and experienced water feature installers. The combined classroom and hands-on sessions are currently slated for Jan. 21-22, Feb. 18-19 and March 4-5.

For more information about Aquascape Academy Online or to register for instructor-led classroom and hands-on sessions, call 866-877-6637 or visit