This qualiﬁcation provides the skills and knowledge required to manage, practice and lead others in adult health and social care provision or in children and young people’s services.
This qualification covers the six pathways - three for adults and three tailored for children and young people:
• Residential Services
• Advanced Practice
The Management pathway is suitable for Assistant Managers and Deputy Managers working in day or domiciliary services who are looking to progress their career. It is appropriate for Managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualiﬁcation at this level.
The Residential Services pathway is aimed at those in similar job roles as those taking the Management pathways with the focus on management and care in residential settings.
The Advanced Practice pathway is geared towards senior practitioners who are looking to develop their career but are are eager to remain active practitioners in the management framework.
You should be at least 19 years old. It is also recommended that you will hold a Level 3 qualiﬁcation or above in a related area.
The Diploma requires 80 credits.
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This may include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, professional discussion and written assignments.
Learners will need to be working in the role of Deputy or Manager in an appropriate setting, or have the opportunity to carry out responsibilities associated with these roles to be able to study for the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (QCF).
You can usually complete it in a year.
A Degree in a related discipline.
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