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Animal Hydrotherapy

  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals - 603/4558/5
  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Award in Advanced Aquatic Treadmill Therapy for Small Animals - 603/4563/9
  • Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Diploma in Small Animal Hydrotherapy - 603/4410/6

The Small Animal Hydrotherapy qualification has been developed with the support of the Animal Jobs Direct, to enable learners to develop the required knowledge to provide small animal hydrotherapy. Learners will gain knowledge of the techniques involved in the provision of hydrotherapy and the assessment required before small animal hydrotherapy commences. They will gain knowledge of medical conditions and their impact on hydrotherapy treatment. This qualification also develops learner’s knowledge around first aid, small animal behaviour and professional practice management. There is a focus on Practical Aquatic Treadmill Therapy and advanced techniques. Learners will be able to conduct gait analysis and review patient performance.

There are two small qualifications that will give learners a chance to gain basic knowledge and skills required to work in a specific area of hydrotherapy.

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

Follow the link below to the qualification guide where you will also find the units.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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