Online Learning: Certificate in Integrated Care

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 €650 / £550* Special rates are available for Low and Middle Income countries and Bursary places are available for patients and carers. Please contact for more information.

* For UK individuals and companies 20% VAT will be added to the cost of the course.

Group Bookings:

We can offer a 10% discount for groups of 10 participants or more.


This course requires 30 hours study time minimum. It 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.

Registration is currently closed, it will open 1st August – 20th September when we will enroll for the next cohort Autumn 2024.


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.


“This course was a wonderful weave of amazing lectures, seminal papers and truly inspiring examples of integrated care from around the world. I leave this course humbled by what I still need to learn…but also inspired to continue to pursue integrated care research and implementation projects”

Diana Sherifali

“It has given me further understanding about IC – giving me theory to back up what I know intuitively will bring the best care to our population. I will use my learning, be able to quote the pillars and research to back up my reasons for more integration of care”

Gillian Hamilton

“Great course and well done to everyone. I loved being a part of this and will miss the course and connection with such amazing people. Your organisation does fantastic work. Everyone is so passionate and inclusive and so generous with sharing their knowledge and expertise. I felt a real sense of belonging in this community. Love to keep connected”

Karen Hutchinson

“The organization of the online certificate was so pleasant that it was easy to manage besides work – thank you for that!”

Sonja Lindner 

“I now think and speak more nuanced about IC. The various perspectives about IC have now become clearer to me”

Bernadette Van Den Heuvel

Contact the team

Orla Snook O’Carroll
Course Manager

Dr Edelweiss Aldasoro
Course Director

Niamh Daly Day
Course Co-ordinator

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