The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services is a qualification designed to give learners the opportunity to build both managerial and care skills. It fulfils the regulatory requirement for those looking to become managers of children’s homes or adult residential and domiciliary services.
This qualification is for those who already work in Health and Social Care Settings as Assistant or Deputy Managers or Managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at this level.
Learners will be employed in a Health and Social Care senior role and will study the qualification in the workplace to gain the underpinning skills and knowledge required to operate effectively.
The work based qualification combines competence and theoretical knowledge to give learners the practical competencies, skills and sector related knowledge they need to be able to carry out their job effectively.
The Level 5 Diploma is made up of mandatory units which cover areas such as:
Outcome Based Practice
There are also a number of optional units which are chosen by the learner to suit their job role including:
Recruitment and Selection
Developing Operational Plans
Various Start Dates
Entry Requirements & Interview Process
There is no set entry requirement for this qualification.
However, the qualification is only available to candidates 19 years and older and it is expected that the candidate is working at Level 2 or above in English and Maths.
Health & Social Care managerial roles Higher education programmes.
No formal tests. Written assignments, Reflective Accounts and observation assessments.
TBC. Students who are aged 19 and over and who wish to enrol on a full time course should contact our Student Services Team on 01422 399367 for more information.
Calderdale College has a set of standard entry requirements. Apply for the course you want to study and we will help you get there.
There are a lot of courses available – work focused, practical and academic so it is important to think about the future and whether you want to proceed to university, move onto another course or get a job. We offer BTECs, Apprenticeships, T Levels, NVQs, VRQs, Degree Level Courses and more.
If you’re still not sure, don’t worry, just speak to a member of our advice and guidance team who will advise you.