Education & Training

Are you a CPO or a therapist looking for training and certification to upgrade and further develop your professional skills? If so, please check the following information regarding seminars, workshops and training courses hosted by the Ottobock Academy UK. We are looking forward to meeting you at one of our seminar locations.

Registration and Enquiries

Please be aware that all course spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis. Once your registration is complete, you will receive travel directions, course agendas and information in regards to local accommodation.

In order to register please send us an e-mail – stating the course name, date, venue and the desired number of participants – via the Register link.

Or if you prefer, please call us on 01784 744 900.

Click here to Register for a course.

Services and fees

The seminar fee (where applicable) includes:

  • Practice-oriented information
  • Hiring of venue
  • Seminar kit (including documents and materials)
  • Material use and costs for test patients (in case of workshops)
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks
  • Participation certificate

Cancellation / change in date

For important reasons (like e.g. unavailability of the seminar instructor or insufficient numbers of registrations received) Ottobock UK obtain the right to cancel the training. Should this happen, you will be informed immediately and offered an alternative date where available. Participants may cancel their registration free of charge up to 10 days before the event. In case of delayed cancelations Ottobock reserves the right to charge the full fee (where applicable).

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OneFit - Redefining the fitting experience in the NHS

In light of the MPK policy, we understand clinicians will take on a significantly larger workload and your time will become more valuable than ever. In response to this, Ottobock has developed a brand new concept: a more streamlined trial to order fitting process known as OneFit.


C-Leg 4 - 2017

C-Leg is synonymous with innovation in lower limb prosthetics. Now in its fourth incarnation, C-Leg 4 is still redefining industry standards. Taking place over one-day, this course offers functionality and adjustment training on the C-Leg 4 knee joint, with practical patient fittings demonstrated.

*clinicians already C-Leg 3 certified are able to become C-Leg 4 certified using our online Academy Training Course

Date Course Title Location Number of places Fee
         

Genium - 2017

Genium represents a new generation of microprocessor-controlled knee joints. In this one-day seminar, you will receive detailed information and gain practical experience with the Genium System.

*clinicians must be C-Leg certified in order to partake in this course.

Date Course Title Location Number of places Fee
         

Kenevo - 2017

Kenevo provides lower mobility patients with the utmost safety and security they need throughout everyday life. The world's first fitting solution designed specifically for less active amputees, this one-day course takes clinicians through the fitting and adjustment process of Kenevo.

Date Course Title Location Number of places Fee
19.10.2017 Kenevo Certification Burton, Midlands 8 max Free

MPK Refresher (C-Leg 4, Genium, Kenevo)

The microprocessor knee refresher course is a one-day session ideal for clinicians already certified, who may not have had recent exposure to the Ottobock MPK range. During this course, participants will be provided with an overview of C-Leg 4, Genium and Kenevo and assists Prosthetists in refamiliarising themselves with fitting each product.

*in order to take part in this course, clinicians must be already certified in C-Leg, Genium and Kenevo.

Date Course Title Location Number of Places Fee
Available on request MPK Refresher Available on request 8 max Free

C-Leg 3 - 2017

The C-Leg 3 certification course provides clinicians with a complete overview of the functionality and features of C-Leg 3. As the knee's functionality is very different to C-Leg 4, this one-day session is ideal for Prosthetists who have patients wearing C-Leg 3 or who wish to gain additional experience with older versions of C-Leg.

*this seminar is specific to C-Leg 3 fittings only

Date Course Title Location Number of places Fee
Available on request C-Leg 3 Certification Available on request 8 max Free

Meridium & Triton smart ankle - 2017

Understand the functionality and features of Meridium and Triton smart ankle in a one-day certification session. The course will provide participants with invaluable fitting, alignment and training information for both microprocessor feet, helping Prosthetists determine which foot is most appropriate for their patients.

Date Course title Location Number of places Fee
18.10.2017 Meridium & Triton smart ankle certification Burton, MIdlands 8 max Free

Empower - 2017

The only prosthesis on the market to offer powered-propulsion, the Empower Ankle is a revolutionary design within the prosthetics industry. This one-day certification course provides attending Prosthetists with a complete overview of the ankle's functionality, features and benefits. Hands-on fitting experience is essential training for clinicians wishing to fit the Empower Ankle.

Date Course Title Location Number of places Fee
Available on request Empower certification Available on request 8 max Free

Helix Hip - 2017

The Helix Hip joint system offers amputees (MOBIS 2-3), maximum safety and comfort for their daily activities. Clinicians have the option of participating in a one or two day certification course. In the one-day course, Prosthetists learn the fitting procedures of the hip, with hands on patient experience. Over two days, as well as fitting and patient experience, clinicians will also learn full Ottobock hip casting techniques.

*clinicians must be C-Leg certified in order to partake in this course.

Date Course title Location Number of places Fee
Available on request Helix Hip Certification Available on request 8 max Free

Harmony - 2017

The Harmony System offers improved prosthetic suspension, stabilises the residual limb volume and improves blood circulation and proprioception. In this one and a half day course, clinicians will learn the function and application of the Harmony System by performing Ottobock's specialised plaster cast technique as well as have handson patient fitting experience.

Date Course title Location Number of places Fee
Available on request Harmony Certification Available on request 8 max Free

Prosthetics Upper Limb Certification - 2017

Date Course Title Location Number of places Fee
Available on request MyoBock - Below Elbow (TR) Available on request 6 max Free
Available on request MyBock - Above Elbow (TH)* Available on request 6 max Free
Available on request MyoBock - Dynamic Arm(+) Available on request 6 max Free
Available on request Michelangelo & AxonBus System^ Available on request 6 max Free

*Clinicians must be MyoBock Below Elbow certified before partaking in this course.

(+)Clinicians must have successfully completed the Above Elbow certification course in order to partake in the DynamicArm certification.

^Clinicians will need to be MyoBock Above and Below Elbow certified in order to partake in this course.

Therapy Courses - 2017

The C-Leg 4 and Genium physiotherapist certification course, provides physiotherapists with a complete overview of the functionality of each knee. Participants will learn a variety of training exercises, exhibiting how the features of the knees can benefit amputees. This one-day course provides hands-on training experience outside of clinic and allows physiotherapists to ensure their patients use their MPK to the fullest potential.

Date Course title Location Number of places Fee
         

Materials - 2017

Ideal for technicians and clinicians, this one-day course gives participants an overview of Ottobock's extensive range of high quality Materials. Highlighting their features and benefits, you will become trained practically on laminating techniques as well as the functionality of thermoplastics. Conducted at your own workshop (if appropriate) or at a workshop near you, participants will learn the latest industry techniques.

Date Course Title Location Number of places Fee
Available on request Thermoplastics & Laminating Course Available on request 6 max Free


Academy Portal UK

Take the online C-Leg 4 top-up certification.

In order to fit the C-Leg 4, you must first complete the online top-up certification module which explains all you need to know about the new features and benefits of this exciting new product. The module is mandatory and once completed you will receive your UNLOCK PIN for the new C-Soft Plus software so that you can start fitting patients on C-Leg 4.

The free online top-up module is available now to C-Leg 3 certified clinicians only and only takes 1 hour to complete.

Register at our Academy Portal and take the test.