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Funding for places on Professional Development Award (PDA) in Technology Enabled Care at SCQF level 7
(NES) are pleased to announce that it is funding a cohort of x30 candidates to undertake the Professional Development Award Technology Enabled Care at SCQF Level 7 starting in January 2023.
The award is aimed at those:
Interested in increasing their use of technology
Keen to explore how technology can benefit the people they support
Would like to build their knowledge, skills and practice in Technology Enabled Care
Delivered online by the University of the Highlands and Islands, Perth College this is open to individuals working in social work, social care, health or housing organisations (including those working in care at home or care homes, across the public, private and third sector).
The qualification is designed to empower individuals to evaluate and adopt emerging technologies that support health and care delivery while reflecting on how these could be used to assist people to self-manage and live independently. The award is delivered online for one 17-week semester with a mandatory 2-hour online group inductions week commencing 16 January 2023.
Funding is available to candidates who agree to complete the units - Working with Technology Enabled Care and Using Digital Technology to Support People in Health, Housing and Care (we are not offering funding for any other units currently).
Applications will close at 17:00 on Thursday 24 November 2022. You can find out more information and access the application form here.