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ProQual Level 5 Diploma in Advanced Health Care Services

Level 5 Diploma in Advanced Health Care Services

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
  • Managers
  • Team leader
  • Supervisor
  • 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.

Mandatory 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

Optional Units

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 £1315.00+VAT. Should you wish to pay in full by card please use code PIF15 for 15% off or call +44 (0)1472 240112. Interest-free payment plans are available to suit all budgets 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. 

Entry requirements

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.

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