OUR COURSE: CARE & LEADERSHIP (HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE)

Diploma in Care & Leadership Level 5
(Health & Social Care)

This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 and above who are working in Health & Social Care.

COURSE COSTS

UK STUDENTS

£1,300.00

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

£2,000.00

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Who is this course suitable for?

It gives learners the opportunity to:

  • Develop and demonstrate competence in leadership roles within either a Social Care or children and young people’s services setting, such as:
  • Managers of residential services
  • Assistant managers of residential services
  • Assistant managers
  • Senior Care workers
  • Day service managers
  • Day service assistant managers
  • Managers of domiciliary services
  • Assistant managers of domiciliary services
  • Managers of community based services.
  • Develop technical skills and knowledge and understanding related to the specified job roles above in health and social care or children and young people’s services such as understanding safeguarding, managing health and safety risks and partnership working.
  • Have existing skills recognised
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 5 qualification
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.

What is required to join this course?

This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 and above who are working in a team leading role or similar. This qualification is a competency based qualification and chosen units need to be linked to their job role. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 3 qualification. Learners should also have literacy and numeracy skills.

This qualification aims to:

This qualification aims to introduce knowledge around the following areas relating to working in adult social care:

  • Develop and demonstrate competence in Health and Social Care
  • Develop technical skills and knowledge and understanding related to the
  • Specified job roles in Health and Social Care
  • Have existing skills recognised
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 5 qualification
  • Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.

How will this course be taught?

This is a work based qualification. Learners will be visited in their workplace by an Assessor, who will assess them using observation, discussion, product evidence, assignments and witness statements. Assessors will require access to carry out observation of the learner in the workplace demonstrating their skills, attributes and competencies. This will be necessary and will be used to assess your competence in your job.

What are the career/progression opportunities?

Learners who achieve the Level 5 Diploma can progress to higher education courses in health and social care leadership or courses in working with children and young people at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

COURSE CONTENT

MANDATORY GROUP UNITS

  • Unit 01
    Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication
  • Unit 02
  • Promote Professional Development
  • Unit 03
    Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Unit 04
    Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 05
    Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
  • Unit 06
    Undertake a Research Project within Services for Health and Social Care or Children and Young People

ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL GROUP UNITS

  • Unit 07
    Understand Children and Young Person’s Development
  • Unit 08
    Lead Practice that Supports Positive Outcomes for Child and Young
  • Unit 09
    Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People
  • Unit 10
    Lead and Manage Group Living for Children
  • Unit 11
    Lead and Manage a Team Within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting
  • Unit 12
  • Develop Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care

IN BRIEF:

Qualification

Diploma in Care & Leadership (Health & Social Care)



Qualification Level

Level 5

Awarding organisation

Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDI)
iCQ

Additional pricing information

Full funding is available for 16-18 year-olds. Funding may also be available for those 19+, however this based on prior attainment and on an individual basis. Please contact us for the latest Apprenticeship funding opportunities.

Instruction language

English

Qualification Duration

Minimum of 18 months

Applications accepted throughout the year.



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