Key course information
Health and Social Care
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"As demand increases on our Health and Care System, digital technology plays a huge role in the transformation of care. TSA are delighted to work with NCFE, CACHE to launch the first Level 2 Qualification in Understanding Technology Enabled Care and how it can improve the quality outcomes for People. This powerful resource will empower our Care workforce to think differently about how CARE is delivered and putting people at the heart and centre of everything we do." - TSA, The voice of Technology Enabled Care.This qualification is suitable for those who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of Technology Enabled Care (TEC), and how a range of technology can be used to improve individuals’ quality of life and help to support them to live independently.This qualification aims to focus on the study of TEC in the health and social care industry and to offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge. You will gain an understanding of TEC, which can be used to help support an individual’s quality of life, and learn to understand person-centred care approaches to TEC that can be used to help support independence, health and well-being.
What will I learn?
On this course, you will be given an introduction to Technology Enabled Care. This involves gaining an understanding of what Technology Enabled Care is, and how it provides a range of technology-based solutions that can be used to improve an individuals’ quality of life and support them to live as independently as possible by focusing on their individual needs.
You will learn about roles and responsibilities in relation to Technology Enabled Care, where you will gain an understanding of the different roles and responsibilities in relation to the appropriate use of Technology Enabled Care. You will also cover an introduction to legislation, safeguarding and regulatory requirements in relation to Technology Enabled Care, too.
- There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.
- You should be over the age of 19 at the start of the academic year in order to undertake this qualification. You should also have been a resident in the UK or EEA/EU for at least three years prior to enrolment.
- You cannot be enrolled onto this, or any other, distance learning courses if you are already on a course you receive funding for (such as an apprenticeship or diploma).
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
This is a distance learning course. This means learners do not have to attend college for lessons or sessions with a tutor. You are given a personal log in to e-assessor, where you will submit your work for each unit. Once work is submitted this is automatically sent to your assessor for marking.
Additional Costs and Information
All learners must attend an induction session prior to being enrolled onto the course. A member of the team will contact you upon your registration to organise this. The session will cover all paperwork for the course and an opportunity to receive workbooks for the course to work from.
The course is free to enrol on, however, if a learner wishes to be withdrawn from the course at any point, or fails to submit their work in within the allotted time given to them by their assessor, they will be charged a £115 fee. This is explained to learners at their induction.
We now require all learners to submit unit 1 within the first month of their enrolment onto the course, otherwise they risk being withdrawn from the course and charged the £115 fee.
The allotted time for each learner to complete this course is 4 months.
Learners can only complete 1 NCFE course at a time.
What Could I Do Next?
On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses
Health and Social Care
- Occupational Therapist
- Community Outreach Worker
- Healthcare Assistant
- Care Worker
- Adult Nurse
- Youth Worker
- Social Worker