Practitioner level 3
By successfully completing this course, you will:
You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.
Based on clinical observations and data from existing studies, researchers have suggested that repeated interaction with a companion animal could have beneficial long-term effects. The purpose of animal assisted therapy (AAT) is to strengthen, support and help people to live rewarding and healthy lives. This course examines the benefits of AAT, the way in which animals can provide social support, and the relationship between animals and humans. You will understand the way in which an animal is chosen and trained, and the way in which a client is screened for suitability for AAT work. You will also learn how to devise programmes and how to use solution-focused therapy in order to help a wide range of people.
No practical training is required to complete this course.
You do not need to have any additional qualifications before studying this course.
On successful completion of this course you will have received professional training at level 3. This is ideal if you wish to start a practice, or expand a career.
Upon enrolment you receive your first course lessons.
You can study in your own time, at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home. If you have any questions, or would like feedback or encouragement about your course or your studies then you can contact our friendly tutors by phone, email or post.
At the end of each lesson are a set of questions. Completing these can aid your learning and help you master each step before moving on to the next. Your next lesson will then arrive for you to continue when it suits you.
Having progressed through each lesson you can take your final examination at home, and at a date and time that suits you. Then, on successful completion you will be awarded your BSY certificate.
Health and Harmony Magazine
Enrol on this course and you will receive a complimentary issue of Health & Harmony, our inspirational full colour magazine. Giving complementary and natural health updates and news, it also includes student profiles, lists the most recent award winners, and provides interesting articles and short stories.
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Once you have successfully completed this course, you will be eligible for Professional Indemnity Insurance which protects you as a practitioner against professional public liability and malpractice. This insurance cover is considered essential in protecting the interests of both practitioners and the public.
There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:
*Registration through BSY is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies.