This regulated qualification includes Intensive one day Practical Training
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Advanced Hydrotherapy course
ABC Awards Advanced Hydrotherapy Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals Level 3 is a theory and practical course Unit (T/505/3149) and Unit (K/505/3147)
This course attracts 6 credits which can count towards the Diploma Qualification.
The course consists of a theory and practical module where the learner will learn how to conduct an advanced treadmill therapy session involving appropriate use of equipment to improve the hydrotherapy programme for the patient.
In this course, learners will develop their knowledge in the operation of the hydrotherapy treadmill and how to maximise patient performance and treatment outcomes. They will learn in-depth gait analysis to give them the knowledge to apply the advanced techniques. The Learner will gain an understanding of additional equipment that can be used to optimise patient movement and learn which and when to apply. The learner will assess patients through observation, evaluating their performance and developing their decision-making skills when providing treatment.
Please note it is important that before completing this unit learners complete all the mandatory units in this qualification. Learners undertaking this unit will require significant knowledge of the operation of a hydrotherapy treadmill and should have previously completed the following optional unit – Hydrotherapy Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (T/504/6475).
The course includes a 1 day Practical Placement at Woozelbears, an established canine hydrotherapy company with branches covering Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. The centres have top of the range equipment including underwater treadmills, large bespoke pools, hydrotherapy spa, the 2nd U.S gait analysis treadmill in the UK and a team of highly qualified personnel.
Placement within one of these centres enables you to learn from experienced professionals in the industry whilst working with a range cases at different stages of treatment.
This is also an opportunity to have first-hand experience within the industry with a company at the forefront of technology on gait analysis.
As more hydrotherapy treadmills are being installed this qualification makes you very employable and there are many companies around the country that are recruiting for Qualified Canine Hydrotherapists on the Hydrotherapy Treadmill. This course will change how you have been previously trained to use the hydrotherapy treadmill.
Woozelbears also offer franchise opportunities in various parts of the UK if you have the ambition to own your own business.
Advanced Hydrotherapy Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals Course
ABC Awards Regulated Qualification
Unit (K/505/3147) and Unit (K/505/3147)
course start dates
Study from home, at your own pace and with full tutor support. This course includes 1 day intensive practical training at a well established Hydrotherapy Centre.
Course start dates (these are start dates for beginning the theory aspect of your course NOT the practical placement).
Enrol at any time to secure your course start date:
4th December 2017
5th February 2018
9th April 2018
4th June 2018
3rd September 2018
5th November 2018