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Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) Level 3 Award

  • Develop an understanding of gait and biomechanics
  • Evaluate canine posture and identify adaptations
  • Use advanced treadmill techniques to improve gait and posture in canines
  • Build on your existing hydrotherapy skill set
  • Gain membership with the CHA and IRVAP (ICH)
  • Get qualified in a matter of weeks

About your Course

This course is suitable for anyone who is already qualified to work with small animals and has already completed a lower-level aquatic treadmill therapy course. Students must have completed the level 3 hydrotherapy certificate and aquatic treadmill therapy course.

Throughout the level 3 award in advanced aquatic treadmill therapy course, you’re able to develop your existing knowledge further to provide the next level of support for the animals in your care.

By conducting gait analysis, identifying abnormal postures and understanding what actions to take can prove extremely beneficial to the welfare and quality of life of the animals you treat.

The course also covers how to properly perform patient reviews to effectively monitor their progress during treatment. As well as how to use advanced aquatic treadmill techniques during therapy.

This course includes a practical day within our busy rehabilitation centres alongside our experienced qualified hydrotherapists and physiotherapists. This will give you the opportunity to use aquatic treadmill equipment on a variety of patients. You can choose to attend either our Oxford or Chepstow centres.

Placement centres that deliver this:

  • Houston, USA
  • Oxford/Chepstow/Bath/Newcastle/Aberdeen, UK

The centres offer state of the art equipment including gait analysis and underwater treadmills and hydrotherapy pools.

You will be required to get in and out of the aquatic treadmill some techniques require you to be knelt and sat in the water with the dog. Therefore, should you require any support in doing so, ensure this is in place and the centre is aware.

Once you’ve completed the course you will be able to expand your service offering to include advanced aquatic treadmill therapy techniques.

Getting Started

This Level 3 Award in Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals is for anyone who is already trained and working within small animal care.

The course is completely online and gives you the knowledge and skills you need to competently provide advanced aquatic treadmill therapy to your clients.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is the UK’s leading distance learning provider. Our industry-leading offering allows you to learn from anywhere, at any time. Just log in to our online learning portal to access your course materials.

You will be supported throughout your learning by an expert, qualified tutor who will mark your assignments and answer any questions relating to the course material.

Studying online means you’re in complete control of your education. Online learning gives you the flexibility to work around your current schedule and get qualified.

Qualification: Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) Level 3 Award

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (Qualification Number: 603/4563/9).

Open College Network West Midlands are a national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Qualifications Wales, to develop and award nationally recognised qualifications.

This course is approved by the Canine Hydrotherapy Association (CHA).

Open College Network West Midlands work in partnership with employers, training providers, colleges, universities, schools and voluntary and community organisations to offer vocational credit-based qualifications, Access to Higher Education Diplomas and quality assured Customised Accreditation that enables learners to gain employment or to progress into further learning and Higher Education. They also Quality Endorse organisations internal training and skills delivery.

Requirements for Entry

Learners will have completed an industry-recognised Level 3 Certificate in Small Animal Hydrotherapy, without Aquatic Units within the completed qualification. They will also have completed the Level 3 Award in Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals.

The minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years of age.

You will be required to get in and out of the hydrotherapy pool. Therefore, should you require any support in doing so, ensure this is in place and the centre is aware.

Total study time for this course is 60 hours.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Open College Network West Midlands are a national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Qualifications Wales, to develop and award nationally recognised qualifications.

 

Open College Network West Midlands work in partnership with employers, training providers, colleges, universities, schools and voluntary and community organisations to offer vocational credit-based qualifications, Access to Higher Education Diplomas and quality assured Customised Accreditation that enables learners gain employment or to progress into further learning and Higher Education. They also Quality Endorse organisations internal training and skills delivery.

 

Each module is divided so you can see exactly what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible. So you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still complete the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Practical Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Techniques

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to conduct gait analysis.
  • Understand the equipment used for advanced aquatic TM techniques.
  • Be able to apply advanced aquatic TM techniques.
  • Be able to review patient performance.

Unit 2: Gait Analysis and Biomechanics

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand terminology used in hydrotherapy.
  • Understand gait patterns.
  • Evaluate normal and abnormal postures.
  • Understand the process of muscle contraction.

There will be a variety of in-depth assessments for each unit. This is to demonstrate you understand the learning objectives set in the unit so you’re able to progress. There is no exam for this qualification.

OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care and Veterinary Science
86.8%
(National Average 74.9%)

Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) Level 3 Award

  • Develop an understanding of gait and biomechanics
  • Evaluate canine posture and identify adaptations
  • Use advanced treadmill techniques to improve gait and posture in canines
  • Build on your existing hydrotherapy skill set
  • Gain membership with the CHA and IRVAP (ICH)
  • Get qualified in a matter of weeks

About your Course

This course is suitable for anyone who is already qualified to work with small animals and has already completed a lower-level aquatic treadmill therapy course. Students must have completed the level 3 hydrotherapy certificate and aquatic treadmill therapy course.

Throughout the level 3 award in advanced aquatic treadmill therapy course, you’re able to develop your existing knowledge further to provide the next level of support for the animals in your care.

By conducting gait analysis, identifying abnormal postures and understanding what actions to take can prove extremely beneficial to the welfare and quality of life of the animals you treat.

The course also covers how to properly perform patient reviews to effectively monitor their progress during treatment. As well as how to use advanced aquatic treadmill techniques during therapy.

This course includes a practical day within our busy rehabilitation centres alongside our experienced qualified hydrotherapists and physiotherapists. This will give you the opportunity to use aquatic treadmill equipment on a variety of patients. You can choose to attend either our Oxford or Chepstow centres.

Placement centres that deliver this:

  • Houston, USA
  • Oxford/Chepstow/Bath/Newcastle/Aberdeen, UK

The centres offer state of the art equipment including gait analysis and underwater treadmills and hydrotherapy pools.

You will be required to get in and out of the aquatic treadmill some techniques require you to be knelt and sat in the water with the dog. Therefore, should you require any support in doing so, ensure this is in place and the centre is aware.

Once you’ve completed the course you will be able to expand your service offering to include advanced aquatic treadmill therapy techniques.

Getting Started

This Level 3 Award in Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals is for anyone who is already trained and working within small animal care.

The course is completely online and gives you the knowledge and skills you need to competently provide advanced aquatic treadmill therapy to your clients.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is the UK’s leading distance learning provider. Our industry-leading offering allows you to learn from anywhere, at any time. Just log in to our online learning portal to access your course materials.

You will be supported throughout your learning by an expert, qualified tutor who will mark your assignments and answer any questions relating to the course material.

Studying online means you’re in complete control of your education. Online learning gives you the flexibility to work around your current schedule and get qualified.

Animal Care and Veterinary Science
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 74.9%)
86.8%

Qualification: Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) Level 3 Award

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (Qualification Number: 603/4563/9).

Open College Network West Midlands are a national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Qualifications Wales, to develop and award nationally recognised qualifications.

This course is approved by the Canine Hydrotherapy Association (CHA).

Open College Network West Midlands work in partnership with employers, training providers, colleges, universities, schools and voluntary and community organisations to offer vocational credit-based qualifications, Access to Higher Education Diplomas and quality assured Customised Accreditation that enables learners to gain employment or to progress into further learning and Higher Education. They also Quality Endorse organisations internal training and skills delivery.

Requirements for Entry

Learners will have completed an industry-recognised Level 3 Certificate in Small Animal Hydrotherapy, without Aquatic Units within the completed qualification. They will also have completed the Level 3 Award in Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals.

The minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years of age.

You will be required to get in and out of the hydrotherapy pool. Therefore, should you require any support in doing so, ensure this is in place and the centre is aware.

Total study time for this course is 60 hours.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Open College Network West Midlands are a national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Qualifications Wales, to develop and award nationally recognised qualifications.

 

Open College Network West Midlands work in partnership with employers, training providers, colleges, universities, schools and voluntary and community organisations to offer vocational credit-based qualifications, Access to Higher Education Diplomas and quality assured Customised Accreditation that enables learners gain employment or to progress into further learning and Higher Education. They also Quality Endorse organisations internal training and skills delivery.

 

Each module is divided so you can see exactly what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible. So you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still complete the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Practical Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Techniques

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to conduct gait analysis.
  • Understand the equipment used for advanced aquatic TM techniques.
  • Be able to apply advanced aquatic TM techniques.
  • Be able to review patient performance.

Unit 2: Gait Analysis and Biomechanics

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand terminology used in hydrotherapy.
  • Understand gait patterns.
  • Evaluate normal and abnormal postures.
  • Understand the process of muscle contraction.

There will be a variety of in-depth assessments for each unit. This is to demonstrate you understand the learning objectives set in the unit so you’re able to progress. There is no exam for this qualification.

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