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Course Overview

Learn about the powerful benefits of water cures and how they can be successfully combined with other forms of treatment by taking our popular Hydrotherapy course. Hydrotherapy is an alternative form of medicine that has gained a great deal of popularity in recent years. With this training, you can gain an acute awareness of the advantages that fluid-based treatments can give to both dedicated athletes or any individual with painful conditions. This tutorial can help enlighten anyone to the potential of saunas, baths, pools, and the application of cold and hot water compresses. You will be taught about basic human anatomy and physiology and it reacts to water flow, immersion, and temperatures. Working from this foundation, you will be shown how to apply body baths or wraps and specifically treat conditions such as back pains, arthritis, and migraines. Techniques for limb manipulation are also covered in great detail, and there is even tuition on how to apply these methods to animals.

Please note that the hydrotherapy course provides valuable and significant theoretical training for all. However, it does not offer official qualifications for professional practices. Always check details with the appropriate authorities or management.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • The science of water and its effect on the human body
  • Popular forms and types of hydrotherapy exercises
  • Common conditions that will benefit from hydrotherapeutic treatment
  • Practical hydrotherapy exercises for shoulders and limbs
  • Specific types of Hydrotherapy for domesticated animals

Learning Outcomes

  • Instant access to medical data on hydrotherapy treatments
  • Full participation in online therapeutic exercises 
  • Quick assessment and guidance for all assignments
  • Freedom to study in any location and at a pace that suits you
  • Expert support from dedicated tutors committed to online learning

Your Path to Success

As you complete the educational modules in the Hydrotherapy course, you will gain theoretical knowledge to provide beneficial medical treatments for individuals with painful muscle or joint pains. This can give a definitive advantage when working as a lifestyle coach or sports therapist.

Is This Course Right for You?

This course is designed to provide a valuable introduction to therapeutic practices using water and heat-based remedies. It provides an excellent way to gain the knowledge to enter the therapy sector or associated areas. Full-time and part-time learners are equally supported with study periods being entirely customisable to your needs.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme

An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course.

After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £89 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge.

CPD Certification from HF Online

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD certificate. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.


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. Academy for Health & Fitness 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.

Assessment Method

You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates.

Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Hydrotherapy
Introduction to Hydrotherapy 00:23:00
Anatomy and Physiology Review
Anatomy and Physiology Review 00:18:00
Types of Hydrotherapy
Types of Hydrotherapy 00:18:00
Effects of Hydrotherapy
Effects of Hydrotherapy 00:16:00
Common Conditions Treated with Hydrotherapy
Common Conditions Treated With Hydrotherapy 00:18:00
Hydrotherapy for Shoulder and Lower Limb
Hydrotherapy for Shoulder and Lower Limb 00:23:00
Hydrotherapy for Animals
Hydrotherapy for Animals 00:19:00
Assignment – Hydrotherapy 1 week
Order Your Certificate
Claim Your QLS Certificate 00:00:00