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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Technology Enabled Care


Health and Social Care

Study Mode

Part time

Start Date



16 weeks


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Course Overview

"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 designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of Technology Enabled Care (TEC). It will support the learner to develop their knowledge of how a range of technology can be used to help improve an individual’s quality of life and support them to live independently.

What will I learn?

This qualification aims to:
• focus on the study of TEC in the health and social care industry
• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge.

The objectives of this qualification are to support the learner to:
• gain an understanding of TEC, which can be used to help support an individual’s quality of life
• understand person-centred care approaches to TEC that can be used to help support independence, health and wellbeing
• understand different roles and responsibilities in relation to TEC
• gain an understanding of legislation, safeguarding and regulatory requirements relating to TEC.

It is made up of four mandatory units as follows:
• Introduction to Technology Enabled Care
• Understand a person-centred approach to Technology Enabled Care
• Understand roles and responsibilities in relation to Technology Enabled Care
• Introduction to legislation, safeguarding and regulatory requirements relating to Technology Enabled Care

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

This course is delivered purely online with digital content. Upon enrolment Learners are sent login details for our e-assessor system where they will access all course materials including workbooks and questions. Learners will also submit all work via this system which will then be marked by an Assessor and feedback provided.

Due to the nature of these Distance Learning courses, the emphasis is very much on self-directed study.

Learners should be able to take all the information needed to complete the course from the Workbooks but will also receive high level support from their Assessor and the Distance Learning Team.

Each unit will have a set deadline so Learners can plan their study time to fit in with these dates.

Entry Requirements

Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31st August).

Must have lived in the UK or EAA for the last three years.

Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of London, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the West Midlands Combined Authority, the Tees Valley Combined Authority, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, the Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority, the Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

If aged 19-23, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (e.g., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).

If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.

Additional Costs and Information

This course is free to complete, however, we do have a £130 withdrawal fee.

This fee applies in the following circumstances:
- Learner requests to withdraw at any point
- Learner does not commence their course
- Learner does not complete their course by the allocated end date

There is a two week grace period where learners can withdraw from the course free of charge; this starts from the date of your welcome email containing login details and start date to 14 days after this. All details regarding the withdrawal fee are sent to potential students to sign upon application to the course.

Learners can only complete one Distance Learning course at a time and cannot be on another funded course such as an Apprenticeship.

The allotted time for completion of this course is four months.

What Could I Do Next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: • Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care • Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

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