An ideal course for team leaders, supervisors and managers working within a care setting. If you wish to progress without an onsite observation this is the ideal course. The qualification covers those who are practising in a:
- Residential services for older people, and people with disabilities
- Domiciliary care services
- Day services
- Respite services
- Community based services
If you work in any of the following job roles, this course would be perfect for you:
- Registered Managers
- Team leader
- Assistant Managers
- Deputy Managers
This qualification covers a range of skills and knowledge relating to Leadership & Management of Adult Care services based on English legislation.
Diploma Course Structure
The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for Adult Care (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) allows candidates to learn, develop & practice the skills & knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care in England. This also includes apprenticeships in social work, foundation degree programmes, and teaching, learning and assessment qualifications.
To gain the 601/6240/5 Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for Adult Care, you must achieve 37 credits 22 mandatory and 15 optional units.
F/600/2612 Facilitate change in health and social care or children and young people’s settings.
Y/600/9588 Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility
F/602/2853 Lead management of transitions
F/504/2218 Understand professional management and leadership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
F/504/4308 Understanding Dementia care
D/602/3170 Understand how to manage a team
T/602/3188 Understand partnership working
F/504/8617 Understand the principles, theories and concepts related to leading and developing a work team in a healthcare environment
F/601/9449 Understand child and young person’s development
Y/601/1566 Principles of health and social care practice
R/503/7332 Understand deaf culture
M/504/8614 The principles and philosophy of healthcare
J/602/2758 Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people
The cost of the course is £1195.00+VAT. If you pay in full by credit or debit card you can take 10% off using code PIF10 or calling 01472 240112. Interest-free payment plans are available with no credit checks.
This is a competency-based qualification and evidence is gathered by the learner as they undertake their normal work role. This will form the basis for their portfolio. The evidence must reflect policies and procedures of the workplace as stated by current government legislation.
During the course of the qualification, the candidate should ideally work with at least two service users.
A range of assessment methods will be used by the assessor including examining work products and expert witness testimonies.
Knowledge-based units will be assessed using a range of methods including reflective accounts, projects, assignments, assessor questions and professional discussions.
Learners will have full access to assessor support via telephone, email, instant messenger and web links.
This NVQ health and social care qualification is usually completed within 6 months. You will have full uncapped support for 12 months.
There is no set entry requirement for this qualification. However, the qualification is only available to candidates 18 years and older. The course is available internationally.
What is RQF?
The Qualifications and Credit Framework (RCF Regulated Qualification Framework) is the way of recognising achievement through the awarding of credits for qualifications and individual units.
It aims to provide a more flexible route to gaining qualifications and enables progression to be achieved in smaller steps through the accumulation of credit.
Level 5 Diploma is recognised as a professional Management qualification for the health and social care sector. CQC acceptance is subject to application and not guaranteed by SVT Ltd.
Memberships (upon application)
- Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
- Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
- Social Care Association
- Royal College of Nursing
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