RQF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (Advance Practice).

Course overview

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

It is a 90 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, Children and Young People  Care Manager, Deputy Manager, Scheme Manager, Play Centre Manager etc.

Funding and Payment options:
DWP and Jobcentre Plus:
1. FREE! Through DWP and your Local Jobcentre Plus, for more information complete the contact us form below.

2. For Self funding please click on the qualification fees and checkout.

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 Children and Young People Management in Care 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 Child Care Manager
  • Domiciliary Child Care Manager
  • Regional Care Manager
  • Opportunity to progress into doing the level 7 Strategic Management or Degree management qualification in Health and Social Care.
  • Children and Young People Day Centre / Services Manager
  • Gain voluntary work in local Children and Young People residential care homes or settings.

Mandatory units 

  • Understand children and young person’s development
  • Lead practice that supports positive outcomes for child and young person development
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the safeguarding of children and young people
  • Lead and manage group living for children
  • Lead and manage a team within a health and social care or children and young people’s setting
  • Develop professional supervision practice in health and social care or children and young people’s work setting
  • Lead practice in promoting the well being and resilience of children and young people 
  • For 2 monthly instalment payment plan, complete the contact us form below to make arrangement for instalment.  

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