Introduction To Hydrotherapy

Introduction To Hydrotherapy

Course Details

ABC Qualification – A Nationally Accredited Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals
Level 3 Certificate – 10 credits

A mentoring service is provided to each learner on an individual basis for as long as they require optimizing their learning potential.

Who is the course suitable for?
  • Veterinary Surgeons
  • Veterinary Nurses
  • Hydrotherapists
  • New and prospective Hydrotherapists
What will I gain from the course?
  • Increased confidence and ability in using the pool and all equipment
  • A fuller understanding of the benefits swimming has to offer different clinical conditions
  • The opportunity to have any ‘hands on’ anxieties eradicated
Course Programme (brief overview – theory & practical)
  • What is Hydrotherapy?
  • Which conditions benefit from Hydrotherapy?
  • Health and Safety
  • Head to Tail Health Check
  • Measurement outcomes
  • Observation of Clinical Cases
  • Marketing in Hydrotherapy
  • Pre course tasks and post course assignments
What’s included in the fee?
  • Registration with awarding body
  • Grading of all assessments
  • Full certification
  • All refreshments during the course

Finish time may extend due to delegate interaction. Please be prepared for a late finish on Day One.
Please consider our Lecturers who have requested that delegates do not arrive before 08.45 in order that they can prepare themselves for the day’s course.

Wetsuit/dry suits, bathrobe and towel are recommended for this course.

A brief outline of the course content – day by day.

Day 1

Sue Hawkins will introduce the start of the day covering the properties of water and conditions that will benefit from Hydrotherapy, precautions that must be taken when treating a patient and any contraindications.

Day 1 closes with an overview of the various types of equipment used within the Hydrotherapy Centre plus observations of case studies.

Day 2

Brief recap of previous days events to resolve any queries that may have arisen. This is followed by understanding and working within a multi disciplinary team.

Sara Marlow RVN will then outline the importance of working professionally and ethically.

After lunch the afternoon will be spent in the Hydrotherapy pool giving students confidence in correct handling in and around the pool area.

Day 3

Day 3 commences with a review of day 2’s events, resolving any queries.

Sara Marlow RVN then delivers a detailed lecture on the importance of Head to Tail health checking prior to the patients commencing treatment.

Day 3 closes with hands on assessments within the pool and pool area working with Hawksmoor’s own patients.

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Sara Marlow

RVN, Level 3 certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals, nominal DET (Diploma in Education and Training)
Thank you, ladies, for your lovely feedback on the Introduction to Hydrotherapy course – July 2018

Thank you so much! The operation you run is incredible, I’ve learnt lots!. I’m off to adopt a dog before I come back in September. Hugh thank you to the canine support too. The instructors added real-life examples & scenarios to the content which added to my understanding

Extremely beneficial & well-organised training.

I’ve found this course immensely helpful & informative. The theory followed immediately by hands-on practical was fantastic at reinforcing the lessons learnt.

Great three days loved it.

Thoroughly enjoyed it! Thank you so much for passing on your expertise & knowledge. See you in September.

Lovely course & fantastic instructors – second only to the dogs! I’ve learnt so much thank you

Very enjoyable & a great open relaxed learning environment No questions unanswered

A very educational & well organised, throughout the course. Lots of value added info too.

Thank you for your very kind comments – May 2018

Really enjoyed it great people and delegates. Learnt a lot & it has opened my eyes up to people that run centre incorrectly. Great facilities looking forward to next week.

Great learning enviroment!

Love luncheon & spolit us with regular yummy refreshments.

So welcoming, it certainly assists confidence & learning. A variable approach to all topics so far – roll on the next 7 days.

Amazing course, loved every minute. Learnt so much & everything was explained very well. Staff & Tutors are all so friendly & great learning environment. Cant wait for the rest of the weeks courses.

Really enjoyed the experience, wonderful teachers & working environment looking forward to the rest

Most valuable measuring muscle mass, plenty variable dogs in the water for pool practice.

Tutor very approachable & gave environmental relaxation enabling comfortable & confident learning. Love everything so far.

Very valuable course. I have learnt a lot more than I initially thought, teaching is very effective and taught well.

Thank you for your lovely feedback from the three day course this week – April 2018

Really enjoyed the Intro to hydrotherapy course. thank you for the hands on experience in the pool.

This course was lovely & I really enjoyed my time here & I cannot wait to come back in May. It was great to get hands on experience thank you.

Thank you for your patience & time I feel as though I am finally starting to achieve my goal!

Thank you for a fabulous three days. Have really enjoyed it and the teaching is fantastic. Cant wait to come back.

Lovely lecturers, great range of information packed into 3 days & I will see you soon.

Great three days, been looking forward to doing this for months, you guys did not disappoint. Although a lot of new things to learn, it was all interesting & well taught. Cant wait to come back to the next modules. Thank you Sue Sara & the dogs.

Excellent at answering questions.

Thoroughly enjoyed my time here. Everything learnt here was all new to me, so although a little daunting at times, it was well explained & cemented my determination to become a hydrotherapist, as I know now this is definitely what I want to do.

Thank you for the feedback – July 2017

“Absolutely fab. Loved it. Great group of students & awesome staff. Thank you so much.”

“Amazing course… Loved every minute of it from start to finish. All lecturers were so passionate about the subject and made everything straight forward. Great group on the course… Good luck everyone.”

“This course has been incredible and has given me my passion back. i will definitely be coming back for more units. Thank you so much to all of the staff, it has been an incredible experience – not DISAPPOINTING in the slightest”

“Fantastic yet again! See you in September !”

Thank you for the feedback – June 2017

“I have learnt a lot practically & theoretically, excellent instruction, facilities & hand out. Thank you”

“I have really enjoyed the three day course & have felt welcomed from the start. I have learnt a lot theoretically & been given the opportunity to express this practically, fantastic teachers, facilities and equipment. Thank you.”

“Have loved my time here at Hawksmoor this three days, looking forward to coming back. fab teachers & great way of learning, fab facilities also. Thanks for everything”

“Loved my time here & can’t wait to come back to finish the rest of the course”

“I have really enjoyed these 3 days of training. Its a shame that I am not booked in to further my training and compete the whole course. I will do my best to get funding from work so I can come back as I have loved it so much.”

“Thank you for all your support & encouragement”

Thank you for the feedback – May 2017

“Loved it Loved it. Reaffirms my career choice.”

“C’est une experience, une sensation difficile a expliquer. Eu tout cas, merci pom confirmes eu moi ee qui motive mon existence!”

“Fantastic three days. Course really well thought through & brilliant delivery Thank you.”

“Many thanks for a very informative well arranged course. You are just awesome. You could easily see that Sue & sara have excellent knowledge in both practical & theoretical issues.”

“Experience in the pool makes you feel comfortable it is invaluable”

“Excellent at boosting your confidence”

“Over whelmed by what we have learned & achieved. Quite possibly the best days of my life so far.”

Thank you for the feedback – May 2017

“Thank you for a excellent course.”

“Thank you for a brilliant course I found the teaching techniques really suited me which enabled me to digest info much quicker. All dogs & staff were lovely & friendly. I really enjoyed my time here”

“Fantastic course, thank you, Ive learnt a huge amount. The time went quickly & I didn’t want the day to end. Good to do the theory in the morning & practical observations etc in the afternoon, that suited me. I really enjoyed meeting the staff, clients & all the pets.”

“Lovely setting & extremely high standard of training & care”

“Thank you for an exceptionally informative courses, Sue & Sara are so passionate. Thank you”

Thank you for the feedback – April 2017

“Fabulous first 3 days, can’t wait to carry on Thank you.”

“Having the best time on this course & looking forward to learning
more Thank you Sue & Sara”

“Genuinely having a brilliant time on the course! great people & lovely dogs Thank you”

“After being out of education since I left secondary school (17 years) I was nervous to the core. I can honestly say this course has changed me and my outlook towards further education. The facilities are fantastic – warm & inviting.”

“Sue & sara are the best lecturers I have ever experienced – knowledgable, friendly & keen to help.”

“Im so excited to continue with the other courses – an amazing experience !”

“Thank you! PS obviously the dogs are awesome too!”

“Having am amazing time so far can’t wait to do the rest of the courses Thank you so much”

Thank you for the feedback – February 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind feedbacks for the Hawksmoor level 3 certiifcate Introduction To Hydrotherapy

“Fantastic!! Brilliant to finally be able to get some pool time & learn the techniques for being a hydrotherapists”

“Really well run course with excellent course material, practical knowledge & approachable tutors well done & thank you”

“Brilliant course, really well put across, very approachable lecturers, really helpful practical aspects well explained & very in depth reading material. Course material presented really well”

“Thoroughly enjoyed the intro to hydro course – lots learnt & practical work was very enjoyable. Very relaxed & friendly environment. Gave me confidence whilst learning”

“Intro to hydro. An excellent course, well delivered & plenty of pool time. Thank you!”

“Excellent knowledge, passion & enthusiasm”

“Learning to read gait analysis & also how to encourage movement of specific muscle groups in the pool”

Thank you for the feedback – January 2017

“What a great Introduction. Feel we have covered so much. Looking forward to coming back”

“Staff really friendly & made me feel at ease. Wonderful facilities and lunch. Thanks for an enjoyable experience Im looking forward to putting everything Ive learnt into practice”

“Really enjoyable They make you feel really relaxed and its so informative definately worth it Thank you”

“Very welcoming Lovely ladies Sue & Sara are great made me feel relaxed & comfortable lovely facilities, excellent teachers very enjoyable Loved it Thank you ladies”

“Absolutely loved the last 3 days. I was so nervous beforehand but Sue & sara made us so welcome. Cant wait to come back & learn some more. Thank you”

“Has been such an enjoyable & informative 3 days. I have learned a lot, couldn’t have asked for welcoming friendly and knowledgable tutors. Thanks for everything and look forward to coming back next year hopefully”“Lovely course! Really enjoyed the swimming See you soon & hopefully in Bermuda in the future”

“Very informative course – dogs swimming was enlightening”

“FABULOUS! the lecturers were great thank you”

“Thoroughly enjoyed my time here, cannot wait to get started for real”

“Really detailed course & great teaching, been a great start to the courses”

Certification: £995.00 inc. VAT

Duration: 3 days

Day 1: 09:00 – 17:30
Day 2: 09:00 – 17:30
Day 3: 09:00 – 17:30

Course overview

ABC Qualification – A Nationally Accredited Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals
Level 3 Certificate – 10 credits

A mentoring service is provided to each learner on an individual basis for as long as they require optimizing their learning potential.

Who is the course suitable for?
  • Veterinary Surgeons
  • Veterinary Nurses
  • Hydrotherapists
  • New and prospective Hydrotherapists
What will I gain from the course?
  • Increased confidence and ability in using the pool and all equipment
  • A fuller understanding of the benefits swimming has to offer different clinical conditions
  • The opportunity to have any ‘hands on’ anxieties eradicated
Course Programme (brief overview – theory & practical)
  • What is Hydrotherapy?
  • Which conditions benefit from Hydrotherapy?
  • Health and Safety
  • Head to Tail Health Check
  • Measurement outcomes
  • Observation of Clinical Cases
  • Marketing in Hydrotherapy
  • Pre course tasks and post course assignments
What’s included in the fee?
  • Registration with awarding body
  • Grading of all assessments
  • Full certification
  • All refreshments during the course

Finish time may extend due to delegate interaction. Please be prepared for a late finish on Day One.
Please consider our Lecturers who have requested that delegates do not arrive before 08.45 in order that they can prepare themselves for the day’s course.

Wetsuit/dry suits, bathrobe and towel are recommended for this course.

Course Content

A brief outline of the course content – day by day.

Day 1

Sue Hawkins will introduce the start of the day covering the properties of water and conditions that will benefit from Hydrotherapy, precautions that must be taken when treating a patient and any contraindications.

Day 1 closes with an overview of the various types of equipment used within the Hydrotherapy Centre plus observations of case studies.

Day 2

Brief recap of previous days events to resolve any queries that may have arisen. This is followed by understanding and working within a multi disciplinary team.

Sara Marlow RVN will then outline the importance of working professionally and ethically.

After lunch the afternoon will be spent in the Hydrotherapy pool giving students confidence in correct handling in and around the pool area.

Day 3

Day 3 commences with a review of day 2’s events, resolving any queries.

Sara Marlow RVN then delivers a detailed lecture on the importance of Head to Tail health checking prior to the patients commencing treatment.

Day 3 closes with hands on assessments within the pool and pool area working with Hawksmoor’s own patients.

Lecturers
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Sara Marlow

RVN, Level 3 certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals, nominal DET (Diploma in Education and Training)
Student Testimonials
Thank you, ladies, for your lovely feedback on the Introduction to Hydrotherapy course – July 2018

Thank you so much! The operation you run is incredible, I’ve learnt lots!. I’m off to adopt a dog before I come back in September. Hugh thank you to the canine support too. The instructors added real-life examples & scenarios to the content which added to my understanding

Extremely beneficial & well-organised training.

I’ve found this course immensely helpful & informative. The theory followed immediately by hands-on practical was fantastic at reinforcing the lessons learnt.

Great three days loved it.

Thoroughly enjoyed it! Thank you so much for passing on your expertise & knowledge. See you in September.

Lovely course & fantastic instructors – second only to the dogs! I’ve learnt so much thank you

Very enjoyable & a great open relaxed learning environment No questions unanswered

A very educational & well organised, throughout the course. Lots of value added info too.

Thank you for your very kind comments – May 2018

Really enjoyed it great people and delegates. Learnt a lot & it has opened my eyes up to people that run centre incorrectly. Great facilities looking forward to next week.

Great learning enviroment!

Love luncheon & spolit us with regular yummy refreshments.

So welcoming, it certainly assists confidence & learning. A variable approach to all topics so far – roll on the next 7 days.

Amazing course, loved every minute. Learnt so much & everything was explained very well. Staff & Tutors are all so friendly & great learning environment. Cant wait for the rest of the weeks courses.

Really enjoyed the experience, wonderful teachers & working environment looking forward to the rest

Most valuable measuring muscle mass, plenty variable dogs in the water for pool practice.

Tutor very approachable & gave environmental relaxation enabling comfortable & confident learning. Love everything so far.

Very valuable course. I have learnt a lot more than I initially thought, teaching is very effective and taught well.

Thank you for your lovely feedback from the three day course this week – April 2018

Really enjoyed the Intro to hydrotherapy course. thank you for the hands on experience in the pool.

This course was lovely & I really enjoyed my time here & I cannot wait to come back in May. It was great to get hands on experience thank you.

Thank you for your patience & time I feel as though I am finally starting to achieve my goal!

Thank you for a fabulous three days. Have really enjoyed it and the teaching is fantastic. Cant wait to come back.

Lovely lecturers, great range of information packed into 3 days & I will see you soon.

Great three days, been looking forward to doing this for months, you guys did not disappoint. Although a lot of new things to learn, it was all interesting & well taught. Cant wait to come back to the next modules. Thank you Sue Sara & the dogs.

Excellent at answering questions.

Thoroughly enjoyed my time here. Everything learnt here was all new to me, so although a little daunting at times, it was well explained & cemented my determination to become a hydrotherapist, as I know now this is definitely what I want to do.

Thank you for the feedback – July 2017

“Absolutely fab. Loved it. Great group of students & awesome staff. Thank you so much.”

“Amazing course… Loved every minute of it from start to finish. All lecturers were so passionate about the subject and made everything straight forward. Great group on the course… Good luck everyone.”

“This course has been incredible and has given me my passion back. i will definitely be coming back for more units. Thank you so much to all of the staff, it has been an incredible experience – not DISAPPOINTING in the slightest”

“Fantastic yet again! See you in September !”

Thank you for the feedback – June 2017

“I have learnt a lot practically & theoretically, excellent instruction, facilities & hand out. Thank you”

“I have really enjoyed the three day course & have felt welcomed from the start. I have learnt a lot theoretically & been given the opportunity to express this practically, fantastic teachers, facilities and equipment. Thank you.”

“Have loved my time here at Hawksmoor this three days, looking forward to coming back. fab teachers & great way of learning, fab facilities also. Thanks for everything”

“Loved my time here & can’t wait to come back to finish the rest of the course”

“I have really enjoyed these 3 days of training. Its a shame that I am not booked in to further my training and compete the whole course. I will do my best to get funding from work so I can come back as I have loved it so much.”

“Thank you for all your support & encouragement”

Thank you for the feedback – May 2017

“Loved it Loved it. Reaffirms my career choice.”

“C’est une experience, une sensation difficile a expliquer. Eu tout cas, merci pom confirmes eu moi ee qui motive mon existence!”

“Fantastic three days. Course really well thought through & brilliant delivery Thank you.”

“Many thanks for a very informative well arranged course. You are just awesome. You could easily see that Sue & sara have excellent knowledge in both practical & theoretical issues.”

“Experience in the pool makes you feel comfortable it is invaluable”

“Excellent at boosting your confidence”

“Over whelmed by what we have learned & achieved. Quite possibly the best days of my life so far.”

Thank you for the feedback – May 2017

“Thank you for a excellent course.”

“Thank you for a brilliant course I found the teaching techniques really suited me which enabled me to digest info much quicker. All dogs & staff were lovely & friendly. I really enjoyed my time here”

“Fantastic course, thank you, Ive learnt a huge amount. The time went quickly & I didn’t want the day to end. Good to do the theory in the morning & practical observations etc in the afternoon, that suited me. I really enjoyed meeting the staff, clients & all the pets.”

“Lovely setting & extremely high standard of training & care”

“Thank you for an exceptionally informative courses, Sue & Sara are so passionate. Thank you”

Thank you for the feedback – April 2017

“Fabulous first 3 days, can’t wait to carry on Thank you.”

“Having the best time on this course & looking forward to learning
more Thank you Sue & Sara”

“Genuinely having a brilliant time on the course! great people & lovely dogs Thank you”

“After being out of education since I left secondary school (17 years) I was nervous to the core. I can honestly say this course has changed me and my outlook towards further education. The facilities are fantastic – warm & inviting.”

“Sue & sara are the best lecturers I have ever experienced – knowledgable, friendly & keen to help.”

“Im so excited to continue with the other courses – an amazing experience !”

“Thank you! PS obviously the dogs are awesome too!”

“Having am amazing time so far can’t wait to do the rest of the courses Thank you so much”

Thank you for the feedback – February 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind feedbacks for the Hawksmoor level 3 certiifcate Introduction To Hydrotherapy

“Fantastic!! Brilliant to finally be able to get some pool time & learn the techniques for being a hydrotherapists”

“Really well run course with excellent course material, practical knowledge & approachable tutors well done & thank you”

“Brilliant course, really well put across, very approachable lecturers, really helpful practical aspects well explained & very in depth reading material. Course material presented really well”

“Thoroughly enjoyed the intro to hydro course – lots learnt & practical work was very enjoyable. Very relaxed & friendly environment. Gave me confidence whilst learning”

“Intro to hydro. An excellent course, well delivered & plenty of pool time. Thank you!”

“Excellent knowledge, passion & enthusiasm”

“Learning to read gait analysis & also how to encourage movement of specific muscle groups in the pool”

Thank you for the feedback – January 2017

“What a great Introduction. Feel we have covered so much. Looking forward to coming back”

“Staff really friendly & made me feel at ease. Wonderful facilities and lunch. Thanks for an enjoyable experience Im looking forward to putting everything Ive learnt into practice”

“Really enjoyable They make you feel really relaxed and its so informative definately worth it Thank you”

“Very welcoming Lovely ladies Sue & Sara are great made me feel relaxed & comfortable lovely facilities, excellent teachers very enjoyable Loved it Thank you ladies”

“Absolutely loved the last 3 days. I was so nervous beforehand but Sue & sara made us so welcome. Cant wait to come back & learn some more. Thank you”

“Has been such an enjoyable & informative 3 days. I have learned a lot, couldn’t have asked for welcoming friendly and knowledgable tutors. Thanks for everything and look forward to coming back next year hopefully”“Lovely course! Really enjoyed the swimming See you soon & hopefully in Bermuda in the future”

“Very informative course – dogs swimming was enlightening”

“FABULOUS! the lecturers were great thank you”

“Thoroughly enjoyed my time here, cannot wait to get started for real”

“Really detailed course & great teaching, been a great start to the courses”

Course Price

Certification: £995.00 inc. VAT

Course Schedule

Duration: 3 days

Day 1: 09:00 – 17:30
Day 2: 09:00 – 17:30
Day 3: 09:00 – 17:30