Welfare Technology


Welfare Technology

The competition tasks of this skill category are based on the Vocational Qualifications in Social and Health Care as well as Information and Communication Technology. The professional titles of the basic degrees are practical nurse, basic-level paramedic and well-being technology installers.

The tasks within health and well-being technology are customer-oriented and require multiprofessional cooperation in social welfare and health care operating environments and companies in the well-being technology sector.

Description of the skill

Well-being technology is a multiprofessional field in which the competing pair works to promote clients’ functional capacity. The pair makes versatile use of health and well-being technology solutions to support clients’ well-being, functional capacity, coping and safety at all stages of their life cycle. 

Well-being technology requires multiprofessional cooperation and customer service skills. 

Skill requirements

The pair must have competence in the following modules to the extent of excellent competence: 

Vocational Qualification in Social and Health Care 

  • Encountering and guiding the customer 
  • Well-being and functional capacity promotion 
  • Pharmacotherapy in the practical nurse’s area of responsibility 
  • Health and well-being technology in promoting functional capacity 

Vocational Qualification in Information and Communication Technology 

  • Basic ICT tasks 
  • Using well-being technology to support clients’ coping with everyday life 

Skill competition managers

Skill steering group

  • Skill steering group will be nominated during autumn 2024.

Partners of the skill

Main event partners

  • Skills Finland logo
  • Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö logo
  • Finnish National Agency for Education logo
  • City of Turku logo