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Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) L3 Award

  • Understand how to safely operate an aquatic treadmill
  • Learn how to devise treadmill sessions for small animals
  • Discover the factors and patient suitability for treadmill therapy
  • Explore the benefits of hydrotherapy in animal care
  • Aid small animals through their treatment
  • Approved by the CHA and gain IRVAP (ICH) membership on completion

 

About your Course

This course is designed as an introductory course to aquatic treadmill therapy for anyone who’s qualified in Level 3 certificate Hydrotherapy for Small Animals.

This course covers how to safely operate an aquatic treadmill and which animals are suitable for this form of treatment.

You will also learn how to develop aquatic treadmill therapy sessions for your patients using different water levels and speeds of the treadmill belt. You will study projected benefits whilst also being aware of any detrimental effects.

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 the aquatic treadmill 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. Therefore, should you require any support in doing so, ensure this is in place and the centre is aware.

Once you have completed the course you’ll be qualified to carry out basic aquatic treadmill therapy for small animals. In addition to this, you are now eligible to study the advanced aquatic treadmill course. This course will develop your understanding further and expand on the treatments you’re able to offer.

Getting Started

This online course builds on your existing knowledge of small animal health and welfare. Once qualified you’re able to provide hydrotherapy as a treatment for small animals.

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: Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) L3 Award

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (Qualification Number: 603/4558/5).

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.

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.

There are 24 guided learning hours for this course.

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 assessments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible. So you will see a different number of assessments in your personal portfolio; you will still complete the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Practical Aquatic Treadmill Therapy

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to operate an aquatic treadmill.
  • Understand the factors affecting patients in the aquatic treadmill.
  • Understand patient suitability for the aquatic treadmill.
  • Be able to create treadmill sessions for patients.
OUR PASS RATE
Animal Care and Veterinary Science
86.8%
(National Average 74.9%)

Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) L3 Award

  • Understand how to safely operate an aquatic treadmill
  • Learn how to devise treadmill sessions for small animals
  • Discover the factors and patient suitability for treadmill therapy
  • Explore the benefits of hydrotherapy in animal care
  • Aid small animals through their treatment
  • Approved by the CHA and gain IRVAP (ICH) membership on completion

 

About your Course

This course is designed as an introductory course to aquatic treadmill therapy for anyone who’s qualified in Level 3 certificate Hydrotherapy for Small Animals.

This course covers how to safely operate an aquatic treadmill and which animals are suitable for this form of treatment.

You will also learn how to develop aquatic treadmill therapy sessions for your patients using different water levels and speeds of the treadmill belt. You will study projected benefits whilst also being aware of any detrimental effects.

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 the aquatic treadmill 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. Therefore, should you require any support in doing so, ensure this is in place and the centre is aware.

Once you have completed the course you’ll be qualified to carry out basic aquatic treadmill therapy for small animals. In addition to this, you are now eligible to study the advanced aquatic treadmill course. This course will develop your understanding further and expand on the treatments you’re able to offer.

Getting Started

This online course builds on your existing knowledge of small animal health and welfare. Once qualified you’re able to provide hydrotherapy as a treatment for small animals.

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: Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) L3 Award

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Level 3 Award in Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (Qualification Number: 603/4558/5).

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.

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.

There are 24 guided learning hours for this course.

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 assessments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible. So you will see a different number of assessments in your personal portfolio; you will still complete the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Practical Aquatic Treadmill Therapy

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to operate an aquatic treadmill.
  • Understand the factors affecting patients in the aquatic treadmill.
  • Understand patient suitability for the aquatic treadmill.
  • Be able to create treadmill sessions for patients.
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