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Here are the answers to some of the questions that students or prospective students frequently ask.

Some Frequently Asked Questions about ICAT and the courses

Help with funding
Are you a registered provider?
Do I need to bring my own animal
Can I start at Module 2?
What are the start and finish times?
Bespoke courses or one to one tuition?

Q: Can I get help with funding?
A: Some students have managed to get help from their local Citizen's Advice Bureau for assistance with a change of career. Others have had help from the European Social Fund. Contact your local C.A.B. or look online under: www.gov.uk/business-finance-support-finder
Q: Are you a registered training provider?
A: Yes, we are on the UK Register of Learning Providers UKRLP; UKPRN 10013501.
Q: Do I need to bring my own animal with me?
A: Owners of quiet, sociable dogs are encouraged to bring them along to the Canine Massage class. However, horses are provided for the Equine Sports Massage course.
Q: I am a veterinary nurse/BHSAI/human massage therapist can I start at Module 2?
A: No, everyone has to start on Module Block 1 and work their way up.
Each Module block requires you to complete case studies plus home study modules.
We build upon previously learnt techniques on each level.
Q: What times do the course days start and finish?
A: Both equine and canine courses start at 0930 hours and finish approximately 1630 hours.
We break for mid morning coffee and afternoon tea, both of which are included in the course fee.
Lunch break is for one hour and is not included in the course fee.
Q: Do you offer bespoke courses or one to one tuition?
A: Yes, we can tailor courses to suit specific requirements or if existing course dates do not match school/work holidays, we can offer one to one tuition.
Please telephone to discuss requirements.