RQF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.

Course overview 

This course is aimed at advanced practitioners in Health and Social Care Adult setting. The qualification provides Learners with the skills and knowledge required to manage practice and lead other member of staff within their setting.

It is a 80 credit RQF course which can be completed within 6 to 12 months.

Learners who complete the course will have the opportunity to demonstrate their experience in management roles such a Home Care Manager, Nhs band 4, Adult Care Manager, Nursing home, Deputy Manager, Scheme Manager, Day Centre Manager etc.

Course structure

Entry requirement:
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however Learners must be at least 19 years or over to be registered into the course.

Method of Assessment:

This is a competence-based RQF Level 5 Management qualification learner’s ability to competently perform a range of tasks connected with their work is mandatory in order to complete the qualification.  

Support facility available:
24/7 online access available upon registration, including planned Tutor support.
Online e-learning platform is used to support learner while on the programme.
Tutors are all sector expert with over 30 years experience of working and delivering within the Health and Social Care sector.

Method of Payment
Skills for Care Funding or
Self funding available with the option of installment plan.

All fees paid for the qualification includes e-portfolio allocation, Tutor support, research and support materials, Certificate issue, Learner support if raised and identified, when on instalment plan there is no interest rate charged, upon signing up for the qualification agreed break in learning and qualification can be issued upon request as soon as possibly noticed.

Career Progression:
  • Residential Care Manager
  • Domiciliary Care Manager 
  • Regional Care Manager
  • Opportunity to progress into doing the level 7 Strategic Management or Degree management qualification in Health and Social Care.
  • Day Centre / Services Manager
  • Nhs band 4
  • Gain voluntary work in local residential care homes or Domiciliary care

Mandatory units

  • Lead practice for communication and information management in adult care
  • Continuous improvement in adult care
  • Understanding governance and regulatory processes for adult care
  • Outcomes based person-centered practice in adult care
  • Lead and manage a team in adult care
  • Partnership working in adult care
  • Decision making in adult care
  • Entrepreneurial skills in adult care
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in adult care
  • Health and safety, risk taking and risk management in adult care
  • Innovation and change in adult care
  • Professional development in adult care
  • Managing concerns and complaints in adult care
  • Manage resources in adult care
  • Manage self for leadership in adult care
  • Safeguarding and protection in adult care
  • Supervision and performance management in adult care

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