Understanding Technology Enabled Care
Course Code: CCTEC
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: NCFE
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Flexible
Duration: 12 weeks
When you'll study: The course is delivered online so you can study at a time that suits you
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.
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.
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.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.
If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)
Course Code: CCTEC
A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course
B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course
C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course
D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course
|How old are you?||How much will you pay?|
|16 - 18||AFREE|
|19 - 23||AFREE|
Please note fees are quoted for one year only.