The Professional Development Award in Technology Enabled Care (PDA in TEC) at SCQF level 7 has been developed in partnership with employers and industry so it is suitable for the current sector.
The qualification has been designed and developed to support Scotland's Digital Health and Care Strategy Enabling, Connecting and Empowering: Care in the Digital Age. The strategy promotes the concept of supporting people to live, learn, work, participate and flourish in an ever-changing digital society. Workforce education around technology enabled care is one of the key ambitions of the strategy.
Professional Development Awards (PDAs) extend or broaden professional or vocational skills and are linked to National Occupational Standard and this PDA has been designed to be delivered as an online programme focussing mainly on self-directed study with support from assessors and online group sessions. However, the majority of learning will be gained through experiences and from doing research to build up evidence of Professional Development.
You can find out more about the PDA in TEC by downloading the Frequently Asked Questions, Group Award Specification or viewing the presentation below.
Frequently Asked Questions resource providing more information on the PDA in TEC.
This Group Award Specification provides information for candidates and delivery centres who want to know more about the PDA in TEC at SCQF Level 7.
Application process now closed. Successful applicants will be notified by Tuesday, 5 September. Due to the tight timescales applicants must confirm acceptance by no later than Sunday, 10 September as student enrolment begins week commencing 11 September 2023.
Download a copy of the application form and guidance below:
Before sending your application, make sure you understand this qualification has been designed to be delivered as an online programme of mainly self-directed learning in a virtual learning environment with support from a group tutor. Much of the work will be gained through your own experience and research, providing the opportunity for you to develop underpinning knowledge for your assignment submissions.
You must also meet the following criteria:
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The PDA is for people who are new to or have an interest in technology enabled care. Those who want to develop and advance their knowledge, skills and abilities in this ever-changing field of practice.
This award contributes to the progression of candidates in their Continued Professional Development in the field of Digital Health and Care.
Candidates may use this award to show future or current employers evidence of their achievements and to enable them to progress in their careers.