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Understanding Technology Enabled Care

Course Code: CCTEC
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE)
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Flexible
  • When you'll study: The course is delivered online so you can study at a time that suits you

What's it all about?

In this fast-moving world, technology plays a huge part in daily life. The care sector is no different. Technology Enabled Care (TEC) is playing an increasing role in health and social care, with over 1.7million vulnerable people relying on TEC to support independence in their own homes. This qualification helps you understand the positive impact technology can have on people and the improvements it can make to their quality of life. You will learn about different types of TEC available and how they can support people’s independence and well-being.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Please note that the start dates shown for this course are for guidance only. You will start your course as soon as you have enrolled. 
  • This course is free, however if you do not complete it within an agreed timeline you will be required to pay a fee of £99.

Course information

The course covers the following areas:

  • introduction to technology enabled care that can be used to help support an individual’s quality of life
  • understanding a person-centred approach to technology enabled care that can support independence, health and well-being
  • understanding roles and responsibilities in relation to technology enabled care
  • introduction to legislation, safeguarding and regulatory requirements relating to technology enabled care.

Please note that this course is only available to those 19 years old or over.

You will be required to have successfully achieved a level one qualification, or above, in English.

You will be assessed by a portfolio of evidence.

Successful completion of this course will provide a gateway into the industry. It is also aimed at existing care sector employees who wish to upskill.

The College offers a range of short care courses delivered via distance learning, some of which you may be interesting in progressing to.

Future careers

What you could earn:

Social Workers

£49,274.84

Potential salary

£18,577.38

Entry level salary

£34,237.00

Average salary

24

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