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Advanced Diploma in Animal Physical Therapy at QLS Level 3
Animal Physical therapy is a new industry that has been getting wide recognition with the increase of pet adoption. Its main purpose is to provide rehabilitative care for animals that have undergone surgery, been injured or suffer from chronic pains, and is also a great way to speed up recovery in animals and to improve quality of life. It is a great career path with plenty of progression opportunities for individuals that love working with animals.
If you too are an animal lover aspiring to get into the animal physical therapy or related industry or simply want to learn animal physical therapy to administer it to your pets on our own, this course might just be the one for you were looking for. This course, with over 9 modules, will equip you with all the necessary knowledge and skills needed to provide effective physical therapy treatments to pets. You will be demonstrated on how to read signs of pain in animals to perform easy and enjoyable exercises.
The course curriculum will also touch on topics that will help you improve mobility of hips, knees and elbows of pets in a safe and compassionate way and to perform gentle exercises for animals suffering from stiff joints. This course is also set to enlighten you on physiotherapy and the situations to use and avoid it, followed up by some professional techniques to massage your pets. By the end of this course, you will have a well-grounded knowledge on animal physical therapy to progress within the industry or to help your pet live a healthy life.
**This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website**
Why study at 1Training?
1Training offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material which includes Free CV writing pack to make your learning experience enriching and rewarding.
What Will I Learn?
- Learn how to improve mobility of hip, knee or elbow in a safe and compassionate way.
- Learn how to read the signs of pain in animals.
- Learn how to perform gentle exercises for animals suffering from stiff joints such as an old injury or even arthritis.
- Discover tips on how to help senior pets move around in the home.
- Learn how to use techniques and massage your pet to help them relax and build their strength.
- Know when to use physiotherapy and when not to use it.
- Understand a dog’s anatomy and improve your knowledge on performing easy and enjoyable exercises that can be done at home.
Module 01 : Introduction
- The Benefits of Physiotherapy
- The Aims of this Course
- Working as Part of a Team
Module 02 : When Physio Isn't Safe
- When Physio Isn't Safe
Module 03 : Physiotherapy
- Cold therapy (Cryotherapy)
- Therapeutic Ultrasound
- Therapeutic exercises
Module 04 : Anatomy for Physiotherapy
- Introduction to terms
- Joint motion
- Muscles, Ligaments, and Tendons
- Palpation of the Dog
Module 05 : Physio and Your Pet Assessment
- The Rules of Physical Therapy
- Is Your Pet in Pain?
- Your Pet’s Problems
Module 06 : Physio and Your Pet Action
- Joint Movements
Module 07 : Therapeutic Exercises
- Strengthening Exercises
- Exercises to Improve Flexibility
Module 08 : The Bigger Picture
- Assistive Devices
- Nutritional Supplements
- Pain Relief
- Partnerships with Veterinary Professionals
Module 09 : Partnerships with Veterinary Professionals
- Partnerships with Veterinary Professionals
Method of Assessment
This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
★★Quality Licence Scheme Certification★★
At the Completion of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
✤Certification Fee (Printed Quality Licence Scheme Certificate) – £24 ONLY!!
★★CPD Accredited Certificate★★
Learners who complete the course successful will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate.
✤CPD Accredited Certification Fee (E Certificate/ PDF Copy) – FREE!
✤CPD Accredited Certification Fee (Printed Certificate/ Hard Copy) – £19 ONLY!!
The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.
The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.
Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.
- Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
- Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
- Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
- Save time and money on travel
- Learn at your convenience and leisure
- Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Who is this course for?
The course in Animal Physical Therapy is ideally suited for,
- Individuals who have an older or stiff pet and want to learn to use physiotherapy
- Individuals who want to learn different forms of animal physiotherapy
- Those who want to learn safe exercises
- Anyone who has a deep interest in animal care and physiotherapy
This Animal Physical Therapy course requires no formal qualifications and this certification is open to everyone
This Animal Physical Therapy course would be beneficial for the following careers:
- Veterinary Assistant
- Veterinary Nurse
- Pet Care Associate
- Pet Care Attendant
- Pet Care Specialist
- Pet Sitter
- Pet Groomer
- Dog Walker
- Pet Care Assistant
Questions and answers
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Certificate of completion
Digital certificate - Included
Request for your Original Printed Quality Licence Scheme Certificate (Hardcopy) Certification Fee : £24 ONLY!
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