Course Title: Deliver and monitor a hydrotherapy program

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4321 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Deliver and monitor a hydrotherapy program

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences


Term2 2015

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to support individuals and groups participating in hydrotherapy programs designed to restore optimum movement and functional independence .

This course requires work under the supervision of an allied health professional and in accordance with a prescribed treatment plan.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This unit must be assessed after successful achievement of pre-requisite unit:

◾HLTFA311A Apply first aid

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAH413C Deliver and monitor a hydrotherapy program


1. Prepare for hydrotherapy program

2. Conduct the hydrotherapy program

3. Respond to an aquatic emergency

4. Assist client after hydrotherapy session

5. Clean and store equipment

6. Report and document information

7. Comply with supervisory requirements

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The assessment will involve written and practical assessment in simulated environment. On gaining competency in these assessments, students will undertake clinical placement for this competency.