Level 5 Diploma In Leadership for Health & Social Care

Level 5 Diploma In Leadership for Health & Social Care & Children & Young People's Services

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Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England)

Assessment Requirements

Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and Objectives of the Qualification

This qualification is aimed at advanced practitioners in Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services. The qualification provides Learners with the skills and knowledge required to manage practice and lead others. It has six pathways covering a wide range of topic including safeguarding and protection, managing care services, supporting development, partnership working and promoting and developing best practice.

This qualification confirms competence in these areas and serves as the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector where appropriate.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however Learners must be at least 19 years of age.

This qualification is suitable for those who work within the Health and Social Care or Children and Young Peoples sectors as a manager or team leader. It is recommended that Learners hold a Level 3 qualification in a related area.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification provides Learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their experience in management roles such a Home Care Manager, Children's Centre Manager, Care Manager, Deputy Manager, Scheme Manager, Play Centre Manager etc. This qualification will be the accepted qualification for registration and regulation where appropriate and can demonstrate continuing professional development.


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