CTESP – Higher Professional Technical Course in Gerontology and Long-Term Care aims to train qualified senior technicians to perform different functions in the area of care, as well as to coordinate and lead specialized teams and services.

The course was designed in conjunction with market operators and corresponds to the most up-to-date training requirements for professionals in this area.

The target audience is made up of young students looking for training with a future, multipurpose, humanistic and technically rigorous and professionals interested in requalifying or increasing their level of training.



  • Ability to lead and work in a multidisciplinary team in the field of gerontology and long-term care;
  • Capacity for social intervention and health, in a holistic and humanized way, with the senior population and long-term care;
  • Ability to manage the basic health and social care needs of the senior population and long-term care;
  • Ability to promote active and healthy aging;
  • Critical and political thinking about the new social scenario of aging.