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Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) L3 Award

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Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) L3 Award

Key Points

  • Learn how to safely operate an aquatic treadmill
  • Develop treadmill sessions for small animals
  • Understand the factors and patient suitability for treadmill therapy
  • Expand your existing knowledge of animal care
  • Support the recovery of small animals
  • Approved by the CHA. Also gain IRVAP (ICH) membership on completion
  • Provides 8 UCAS Tariff Points

About your Course

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to aquatic treadmill therapy for individuals already possessing the Level 3 Certificate Hydrotherapy for Small Animals.

You will learn how to safely operate an aquatic treadmill as well as understand which animals are suitable for this form of treatment.

The course also covers how to develop aquatic treadmill therapy sessions for your patients using different water levels and speeds of the treadmill belt.  You will study the projected benefits, as well as 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 Melksham, Oxfordshire, Chepstow, Newcastle or Aberdeen centres in the UK, or Houston, Texas if you are in the USA.

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.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to carry out basic aquatic treadmill therapy for small animals. You will also be eligible to study the advanced aquatic treadmill course, expanding your knowledge and broadening the treatments you can offer.

UCAS Status

Learners looking to go to university or continue their training at a Higher Education (HE) provider after completing one of our Level 3 animal courses will benefit from UCAS Points.

All our Level 3 animal qualifications are allocated a certain number of UCAS Tariff Points, ranging from 8 to 48 points. These are used to meet entry requirements for higher education establishments. So, if you are keen to pursue the next stage of your career, this Level 3 course will help you achieve it.

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Getting Started

This online course prepares you for treating small animals with aquatic treadmill therapy. This will build on your existing knowledge of small animal health and welfare.

learndirect is the UK’s leading distance learning provider. Our industry-leading offering allows you to learn from anywhere. Just log in to our online learning portal to access your course materials, any time of the day or night.

You will be supported throughout your learning by a specialist, dedicated tutor who will mark your assignments and answer any questions relating to the course material.

By choosing to study your theory online you are the one taking charge of your education. Your practical day of training can be scheduled when is convenient from a range of available dates ensuring you will have the flexibility to study around your work and family commitments.

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

Modules

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing 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

Entry Requirements

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.

Total study time for this course is 30 hours.

AIM Qualifications Assessment Group

AIM Qualifications Assessment Group logo

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).

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

AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group is a leading Awarding (AO) and End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) offering award-winning qualifications and nominated end-point assessment services.

AIM has over thirty years of experience in developing high-quality qualifications that meet the needs of employers and learners. They approve the colleges, training providers, and other education centres that deliver their qualifications and work closely with them to ensure high-quality delivery.

AIM is also regulated by the public regulator governing qualifications in England – Ofqual.

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 13th December
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 13th December

Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals (RQF) L3 Award

Key Points

  • Learn how to safely operate an aquatic treadmill
  • Develop treadmill sessions for small animals
  • Understand the factors and patient suitability for treadmill therapy
  • Expand your existing knowledge of animal care
  • Support the recovery of small animals
  • Approved by the CHA. Also gain IRVAP (ICH) membership on completion
  • Provides 8 UCAS Tariff Points

About your Course

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to aquatic treadmill therapy for individuals already possessing the Level 3 Certificate Hydrotherapy for Small Animals.

You will learn how to safely operate an aquatic treadmill as well as understand which animals are suitable for this form of treatment.

The course also covers how to develop aquatic treadmill therapy sessions for your patients using different water levels and speeds of the treadmill belt.  You will study the projected benefits, as well as 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 Melksham, Oxfordshire, Chepstow, Newcastle or Aberdeen centres in the UK, or Houston, Texas if you are in the USA.

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.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to carry out basic aquatic treadmill therapy for small animals. You will also be eligible to study the advanced aquatic treadmill course, expanding your knowledge and broadening the treatments you can offer.

UCAS Status

Learners looking to go to university or continue their training at a Higher Education (HE) provider after completing one of our Level 3 animal courses will benefit from UCAS Points.

All our Level 3 animal qualifications are allocated a certain number of UCAS Tariff Points, ranging from 8 to 48 points. These are used to meet entry requirements for higher education establishments. So, if you are keen to pursue the next stage of your career, this Level 3 course will help you achieve it.

UCAS Logo

Getting Started

This online course prepares you for treating small animals with aquatic treadmill therapy. This will build on your existing knowledge of small animal health and welfare.

learndirect is the UK’s leading distance learning provider. Our industry-leading offering allows you to learn from anywhere. Just log in to our online learning portal to access your course materials, any time of the day or night.

You will be supported throughout your learning by a specialist, dedicated tutor who will mark your assignments and answer any questions relating to the course material.

By choosing to study your theory online you are the one taking charge of your education. Your practical day of training can be scheduled when is convenient from a range of available dates ensuring you will have the flexibility to study around your work and family commitments.

Modules

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing 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

Entry Requirements

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.

Total study time for this course is 30 hours.

Qualifications

AIM Qualifications Assessment Group

AIM Qualifications Assessment Group logo

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).

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

AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group is a leading Awarding (AO) and End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) offering award-winning qualifications and nominated end-point assessment services.

AIM has over thirty years of experience in developing high-quality qualifications that meet the needs of employers and learners. They approve the colleges, training providers, and other education centres that deliver their qualifications and work closely with them to ensure high-quality delivery.

AIM is also regulated by the public regulator governing qualifications in England – Ofqual.

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

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