Foundation In Canine Exercise Rehabilitation

This course covers the underlying principles of exercise rehabilitation; the foundation exercises and the protocols used to develop and manage the exercise rehabilitation plan.

Course Code: CERF

Entry Requirements 

Level 3 Certificate in Veterinary Nursing; Level 3 Certificate in Canine Hydrotherapy; Level 3 or above in a canine musculoskeletal therapy – equivalent experience will be considered, please get in touch if you are unsure if you are eligible. 

Learners are expected to have a certain amount of prior knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy and general physiology of dogs.  Learners will also need access to dogs for course work.

Learning delivery and time allocation

This course is delivered online so can be studied from anywhere in the world.  Learners can start the course at any time and study at their own pace.  The course comprises 150 hours of learning.  An average study time of 10/15 hours per week will lead to completion in 10/15 weeks.  However, the learner can take up to two years to complete the course. The learning time comprises studying course material, completing tasks, carrying out further reading and own research, and completion of the assessment.

Assessment

Formative tasks and activities are taken throughout the course.  Once all of these are completed, the learner is required to submit the test paper for final graded assessment.  

Learner support

Study is independent, however learners have access to discussion forums where they can connect with their fellow students – and this is encouraged. Learners are also assigned a tutor, who will be available for help if and when it is needed. 

Learning level and suitability

Due to the flexible nature of our content, our courses are suitable for anyone who has studied from level 3 to level 7.  The outcomes of this course are benchmarked at level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual. 

Endorsement

These courses are endorsed under the quality licence scheme by two nationally, recognised awarding organisations: ABC Awards’ and Certa.  This means that Justo Development Ltd has undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The endorsement process with ABC Awards’ and Certa involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses, including appropriate outcomes and benchmarking, is carried out as part of the continuing endorsement process.

Certification and CPD hours

On completion of this course, learners will receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards’ and Certa.  

Fees and application
The fees for this course are £499 + VAT to be paid by bank transfer.  

Discount for the Diploma – Buy all four courses in this series for £1800.00 + VAT (discount of £196.00)

Application

Applicants should complete and submit the application form here:
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