Integrated Care Online Academy

Online Learning: Certificate in Integrated Care

*** Please note – this course has already started, but you have not missed your chance as we will have another starting in Autumn ***

The Certificate in Integrated Care has been designed using IFIC’s 9 Pillars of Integrated Care as a module based course of online learning. The accessible, high quality programme is offered through our digital, innovative and dynamic online learning platform. This comprehensive introductory level self-managed Certificate in Integrated Care accredited by CPD Standards UK delivered 100% online and in the comfort of your own home.

The course is based on The 9 Pillars of Integrated Care with the 5 modules as follows:
  • Module 1: Introduction to Integrated Care with Shared Values and Vision
  • Module 2: Workforce Capacity and Capability + People as Partners in Health and Care
  • Module 3: System-wide Governance and Leadership + Aligned Payments Systems
  • Module 4: Population Health and Local Context + Resilient Communities and New Alliances
  • Module 5: Digital Solutions + Transparency of Progress, Results and Impact
Curated knowledge dedicated to your learning

You will have access to IFIC’s impressive network of experts and array of resources in Integrated Care curated and dedicated to your learning. The course will consist of five modules covering the 9 pillars of integrated care, alongside access to IFIC’s wealth of content featuring pre-recorded material, webinars, literature and international case studies to underpin your learning.

As a student of the Certificate in Integrated Care you will:
  • Gain a solid foundation and in-depth knowledge of IFIC’s 9 pillars of integrated care
  • Gain access to IFIC’s global network of experts and wide range of knowledge resources
  • Be immersed in IFIC’s collaborative, innovative and dynamic global culture
  • Be part of IFIC’s alumni with special delegate rates to the International Conferences on Integrated Care (ICIC) and to IFIC hosted Global Conferences and National Events
  • Begin your integrated care learning journey to progress to further pathways
  • Create life-long friendships and international networks with your cohort
  • Be immersed in all things Integrated Care

The Integrated Care Online Academy creates innovative, interactive learning environments for people to access education that is excellent, affordable and attainable to create better outcomes for person-centred and integrated care.


The price of the course is €600 with the option of purchasing it on a module by module basis at €150* per module.
Special rates are available for Low and Middle Income countries and Bursary places are available for patients and carers. Please contact for more information.
*Please note that you must purchase Module 1 as a minimum


The course requires 30 hours minimum study time and does have some live elements such as questions and answers session with experts in each pillar, but everything will be recorded so participants can access all content in their own time or when is convenient to them.


This course is an introduction to the subject and is therefore accessible to all those with an interest in integrated care principles, but will be particularly relevant to those working within healthcare, social care, community and other public service design or delivery from public, private and third/voluntary sectors, emerging researchers and students in associated subject areas, patients or caregivers and agency, government employees and policy makers.
The course language is English and a high proficiency (European level C1) is necessary.

Contact the team

Dr Edelweiss Aldasoro
Course Content Development

Orla Snook O’Carroll
Course Director

Miriam Galvin
Course Co-ordinator