Following the success of last year’s funding of the Professional Development Award in Technology Enabled Care by NHS Education for Scotland, this year NHS Education for Scotland will fund a further 56 candidates from across Health, Housing and Social Care to undertake the PDA in TEC.
The qualification will be accessed through online distance learning in partnership with Bon Accord Support Services in Aberdeen who are an SQA Approved Delivery Centre.
The application window opens from Monday 7 March 2022 with funding available to candidates who agree to complete the – Working with Technology Enabled Care – unit, and the – Using Digital Technology to Support People in Health, Housing and Care – unit. NES are currently not offering funding for any of the other units.
During 2022/23 Bon Accord Support Services will support 3 cohorts commencing on:
Cohort 7 Virtual Induction – 30 June 2022
Cohort 8 Virtual Induction – 20 October 2022
Cohort 9 Virtual Induction – 19 January 2023
Candidates must be available to attend the virtual induction date allocated to them.
Please see below for the application form and flyer which includes the application criteria. Further information can be found on: https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/59165/digital-health-and-care/pda-in-tec
Application forms must be returned to [email protected] by 5pm on Monday 4 April 2022 and successful candidates will be notified by Monday 25 April 2022 which cohort and virtual induction date they have been allocated.
Any queries can be directed to: [email protected]