Practical Vs Theory
This qualification will increase learner knowledge and understanding of Technology Enabled Care and how a range of technology can be used to improve an individuals’ quality of life and help to support them to live independently.
In this fast-moving world, technology plays a huge part in daily life, and the care sector is no different. Technology enabled care (TEC) is playing an increasing role in health and social care, with over 1.7 million vulnerable people relying on TEC to support independence in their own homes.
This qualification gives learners an understanding of the positive impact technology can have on individuals and the improvements it can make to quality of life.
You need to be aged 19 or over at the start of the current academic year to be able to enrol on one of our Distance Learning courses.
You will also need to be working at or above Level 1 in English.
We will assess your level of English before we enrol you onto the course and can signpost you to our Functional Skills English courses to upskill if necessary.
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Potential Future Career
On successful completion of this qualification you could progress to:
- Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Dementia
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Technology Enabled Care, learners are required to successfully complete 4 units:
- Unit 01 Introduction to technology enabled care that can be used to help support an individual’s quality of life
- Unit 02 Understanding a person-centred approach to technology enabled care that can support independence, health and well-being
- Unit 03 Understanding roles and responsibilities in relation to technology enabled care
- Unit 04 Introduction to legislation, safeguarding and regulatory requirements relating to technology enabled care
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