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Physiotherapy Assistant - CPD Certified

Accredited Online Course | Recognised Certificate Included | Unlimited 24/7 Lifetime Access| Special Offer


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Offer ends 21 September 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Access to content
Lifetime access
Qualification
50 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Physiotherapy is a very rewarding vocation helping people in pain and improving their quality of life. This easy-to-understand Physiotherapy Assistant course gives you a valuable insight into the knowledge and skills you need to start your career in physiotherapy. Find out about the different reasons for physiotherapy; how people of all ages from babies through to seniors benefit from physiotherapy; and the different types of physiotherapy to treat many injuries and illnesses.

Serious health problems such as arthritis or cystic fibrosis can be treated with physiotherapy as well as sports injuries or spinal problems. Working in physiotherapy, you will possess the skills to positively help people. Physiotherapy assistants are a crucial part of the health care system by making a meaningful difference in the lives of people in need. You’ll be rewarded by seeing your patients improve because of your capable hands, massage techniques, exercise plans and motivational skills.

KEY COURSE BENEFITS:

  • Lifetime access - No time limits - Study at your own pace
  • Internationally-recognised CPD accredited course
  • Start learning straightaway from any laptop or mobile device in any country
  • Immediate certificate download when you complete the course

As a physiotherapy assistant, you’ll be working with all types of people, from children to the elderly, suffering from many different ailments. You could be helping them with rehabilitation after a fall or stroke. They may need services like heat therapy, massage or soft tissue mobilisation, to help them recover after a sports’ injury, accident or illness.

Learn more about the important role of a physiotherapy assistant and how to start your career in health care in our self-paced, easy-to-follow online course.

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Description

Help people to become healthier, happier, and to improve their quality of life.

The power of physiotherapy, such as exercises or massage, puts so many patients on the road to recovery. You will be rewarded by seeing the huge difference you make to your patients’ lives.

People of all ages need physiotherapy. It’s been estimated that there could be a 41% increase in the need for physiotherapists by 2024 because of our ageing population. You could play an important part in ensuring they have access to the health care and healing help they require with your knowledge of therapies, massage and exercise plans.

Our CPD certificate course will take you through the many ailments which can be helped by physiotherapy. You’ll also be able to:

  • Assess if your personality is compatible with an allied health career in physiotherapy
  • Learn about the role and duties of physiotherapist assistants
  • Know the types of injuries, diseases, and ailments that require physiotherapy
  • Know more about different types of physiotherapy such as massage, exercise, thermotherapy and cryotherapy
  • Get a better understanding of biology, anatomy, physiology, and other sciences relating to the field of physiotherapy
  • Work out the right health care plan for your patient’s ailment, such as exercise or massage

Physiotherapy assistants provide necessary face-to-face contact, social care, support, and help carry out the plans designed by the physiotherapist so that patients can get back on their feet.

Enrol in our online Physiotherapy Assistant course today to begin a career in health care and to start making a difference to the lives of others.

How is the course assessed?

By studying to be a Physiotherapy Assistant online with IOA, you do not pay an extra fee for sitting an exam or have to wait for a set date to sit an exam. There is a short exam at the end of each module for you to take, You’ll know your score immediately.

Will I get a certificate?

Yes, you must complete the course and successfully pass each course module with a score of 55% or more to be eligible for the certificate. You can also get the ICOES certificate for a small fee to cover printing and posting.

Physiotherapy Course Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction To The Physiotherapy Profession

  • What is physiotherapy?
  • Duties of a physiotherapist
  • Specialities within the physiotherapy field
  • How to become a physiotherapy assistant
  • Working with clients with various health care needs
  • Ethical responsibilities of the profession

Module 2: Reasons For Physiotherapy

  • Sports injuries
  • Spinal issues
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Post-surgery rehabilitation
  • Aging treatments
  • Paediatric care
  • Postnatal care
  • Other injury or health concerns

Module 3: Types Of Physiotherapy Interventions

  • Cold or cryotherapy
  • Heat therapy
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Soft tissue mobilization and/or massage

Module 4: The Sciences Behind Physiotherapy

  • Anatomy and physiology related to physiotherapy
  • Human biology
  • Biomechanics
  • Kinesiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Behavioural sciences
  • Clinical pathology

Module 5: The Physiotherapy Process

  • The evaluation process
  • Diagnosis and prognosis of client conditions
  • Setting a plan of action for services
  • Intervention procedures
  • Prevention techniques

Who is this course for?

This course in physiotherapy is ideal for individuals who:

  • Are compassionate, patient, and kind-hearted in nature
  • Work in related fields such as sports rehabilitation clinics or in massage therapy and are seeking a change of career
  • Enjoy working with others and helping those in need
  • Understand the limitations and possibilities of the human body and mind
  • Are searching for a way to break into the health care field
  • Have an interest in biological and cognitive sciences
  • Have a desire to help people recuperate after illness or injury
  • Love working with people and are looking for a career in health care services
  • Enjoy working with their hands such as providing a massage or exercising
  • Want to take the next step on your journey to becoming a physiotherapy assistant
  • Want to decide if a career in health care is the right choice for them

Requirements

No formal qualifications are required to take this Physiotherapy course. Our Physiotherapy Assistant course is suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in this industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Career path

  • Explore the many rewarding jobs available in the health care industry for skilled and compassionate people, such as a massage therapist or exercise coach
  • Work in fields where physiotherapy is beneficial such as a care home or sports centre
  • Set up occupational health and safety programmes for employees by knowing the risks involved in their work
  • Be better able to recover personally from injuries

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Lucy asked:

After the course is completed is a certificate provided to show completion?

Answer:

Yes, at the end of your Physiotherapy Assistant course, you will receive a completion certificate.

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CPD Acredited Physiotherapy Course asked:

Dear, how can i make a payment?

Answer:

You can order the course directly in the REED platform. Once you do, we will contact you with the relevant information so you can start your Physiotherapy Assistant course.

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Leon asked:

I'm considering the assistant physical therapy certificate. Is this certificate recognized in Switzerland?

Answer:

Yes, it is, but institutions can have specific requirements. In any case, our Physiotherapy Assistant course is accredited by ICOES and CPD Certification Service ( CPD UK). CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors.

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Javier asked:

After finish the course, will company help me to find a job in a similar position?

Answer:

Unfortunately, we do not have, yet, a job's placement department.

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Carol asked:

Is this qualification recognised within NHS. Thanks

Answer:

Yes, It is recognized at the level of the CPD records. CPD is widely recognized within the NHS to enable healthcare individuals to maintain training levels and enhance their professional development.

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George asked:

Is the course REPs accredited? Thanks

Answer:

Unfortunately, not at the moment. Our Physiotherapy course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES, and CPD ( CPD UK).

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Manuel Neves asked:

Hi just want to know if i can undertake the exame as many times as i need in case i fail the exame ?

Answer:

A module is failed if the percentage is below 55%. In that case, you only need to re-sit enough questions within that failed module to achieve the passing percentage.

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Amie asked:

is everything I need emailed to me at the start of the course

Answer:

Yes, it is. Once you complete your purchase you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started with your Physiotherapy Assistant course.

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Lisa asked:

What qualification would I get out of this course?

Answer:

Our Physiotherapy Assistant course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK), counting towards the individuals' CPD hour records. Our certificate will improve your CV and therefore increase the chances of getting employment in the Health industry.

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Peter asked:

Once completed and passed, is the certificate/qualification a UK recognised qualification to be able to go and find a job ? Thank you.

Answer:

Our Physiotherapy Assistant course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK). Our certificate will profoundly improve your CV and therefore increase chances of getting employment in the Health industry.

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Kim asked:

How long will I have access to this course?

Answer:

There's no time limit for completing our Physiotherapy course, designed for those considering a career in the Health industry. Once you register you will have lifetime access to the course content material.

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Tracy pamment asked:

Is there an age limit please

Answer:

There is no age-restriction to avail our courses.

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Darren asked:

My daughter is keen to become a physiotherapist but she is 15 years old can she do the physiotherapist assistant course

Answer:

Thank you for your query. There is no age-restriction to avail to our courses.

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Darren asked:

Do you take the after each module or after the course?

Answer:

After each module of your Physiotherapy Assistant course, there is a short exam which includes multiple choice questions. The final grade of your course will be the average of the five modules.

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Courtney asked:

I am considering a career in physiotherapy, is this course suitable for a beginner?

Answer:

Yes, the course is suited for beginners as it can help you take the next step on your journey to becoming a physiotherapy assistant.

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Michael asked:

I'm a fully qualified Neuromuscular Therapist, would this course be of any benefit to myself ??

Answer:

Our Physiotherapy Assistant can complement your formation and to your curriculum an international certification issued by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK).

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Kelly asked:

Does this course teach actual physiotherapy techniques?

Answer:

Our Physiotherapy Assistant course is a great way of starting your journey into the Health industry and module 3 will cover the Types Of Physiotherapy Interventions. On the offer description, you can see the course syllabus for more details.

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Janine asked:

Can I apply for a job immediately after qualification as a physiotherapy assistant

Answer:

Our Physiotherapy Assistant course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK). Our certificate will profoundly improve your CV and therefore increase chances of getting employment in the Health industry.

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Darren asked:

Is there any hidden charges?

Answer:

No, there is not. The offer includes the Physiotherapy Assistant course, unlimited access to the course content and a certificate of completion issued by the course provider.

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Darren Fraser asked:

Do I received all information by email and take an online exam?

Answer:

Yes, course is accessed and completed trough our platform. Once you complete your purchase you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started with your studies.

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kellie asked:

how much is this complete course please and the easiest way to enrol myself?

Answer:

The offer includes the Physiotherapy Assistant course, lifetime access to the course content and a certificate of completion. Once you complete your purchase you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started with your studies.

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Darren asked:

Yes we know that you take an exam after each module but my question is where do you go for the exam

Answer:

The final grade/evaluation of your course will be the average of the 5 modules included in your Physiotherapy Assistant course.

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Darren Byrne asked:

Where do we have to go for the exams please answer this is the second time I’ve asked .

Answer:

After each module of your Physiotherapy Assistant course, there is a short exam which includes multiple choice questions. The final grade of your course will be the average of the 5 modules.

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Darren asked:

where do we have to go for the exams after each module is complete

Answer:

After each module of your Physiotherapy Assistant course, there is a short exam which includes multiple choice questions. The final grade of your course will be the average of the five modules.

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Shens asked:

Hi I don't have any background of this field. Will I be able to find job after completion this course? Is certificate is free to download? Thanks

Answer:

Our Physiotherapy Assistant course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK). Our certificate, included with your course, will profoundly improve your CV and therefore increase chances of getting employment in the Health industry.

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Bobbi asked:

Hi, what is required in order to pass this course? Is it just one exam or are hands on hours / coursework needed? Kind regards, Bobbi

Answer:

After each module of your Physiotherapy Assistant course, there is a short exam which includes multiple choice questions. The final grade of your course will be the average of the five modules.

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Naziya asked:

Is this course s recognised?would i able to get phsiotherapy assistance job in NHS

Answer:

Our Physiotherapy Assistant course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK). Our certificate will profoundly improve your CV and therefore increase chances of getting employment in the Health industry.

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jill asked:

Do I need to pay extra for a certificate on completion of the course?

Answer:

No, you don't. Included with your Physiotherapy Assistant course is always a certificate of completion issued by the course provider.

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Sandra asked:

Is the certificate recognized in Bermuda.

Answer:

Our Physiotherapy Assistant course is accredited internationally by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES, and CPD ( CPD UK).

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