OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF).

Qualification overview

Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management (RQF).

This undergraduate programme will equip you with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills
required for a career in the health and social care sector at a managerial level.

With the programme you will be able to demonstrate your skills by producing evidence from your work activities, to meet national occupational standards.

You will also acquire care management skills within the Health and Social Care sector.

It is an RQF Level 6 Undergraduate degree of 120 credits which represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences. It can be completed within 6 to 12 months.

When assessed in academic terms it is equivalent to Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.

The Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

This qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)

All fees paid for the qualification
1.e-portfolio allocation.
2.Tutor support.
3. Research and support materials.
4. Certificate issue.
5. Learner support if raised and identified.
6. FREE NUS discount card.
7. When on an instalment plan there is no interest rate charged.
8. Upon signing up for the qualification an agreed break in learning and qualification can be issued upon request as soon as it is identified and raised.

Course structure 

Entry requirement

.Relevant Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification.
. Mature learners (over 21) with management experience.
• Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.

Method of Assessment:
This qualification is internally assessed and quality assured by Centre staff then externally quality assured. This is a knowledge and competence-based qualification.
Knowledge evidence includes but not limited to written work completed then submitted online via the e-portfolio system, assignment tasks and where possible reports from work placement while considering GDPR as required as part of assessment.
Direct observation of competence inline to unit standard and learner’s Organisation policy and procedure where there is COVID restriction in place has to be followed.
To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, you must provide evidence to demonstrate that you have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that you have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by your allocated Assessor.

Support facility available:
24/7 online access to e-portfolio available upon registration, including planned Tutor support.
Hybrid teaching and learning takes place which include face to face where possible and virtual online classroom session.
Research and support materials available to learner.

Online e-learning platform is used to support learner while on the programme.
Tutors are all sector expert with over 30 years combined experience of working and delivering within the Sector.

Method of Payment:
Employer funding and invoicing.
Self funding available with the option of an instalment plan.

Career Progression:
  • Area Manager
  • Head of Department
  • Deputy Director
  • Upon completing this qualification Learners are able to progress into strategic management positions if not already in position. 
  • Progression to level 7.

The list below is a list of the mandatory units that make up the qualification. 

  • Managing Quality in Health and Social Care Settings (20 credits).
  • Principles of Leadership and Management (20 credits).
  • Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care (20 credits).
  • Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (20 credits).
  • Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings (20 credits).
  • Resource Management in Health and Social Care (20 credits).
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