About the course:
The qualification is suited for those who have managerial, assistant managerial positions or work in the health and social care environment. It enables those that fall in the category to obtain a higher qualification level. The course provides students with the opportunity to further develop both their managerial and care skills whilst meeting the criteria needed to progress to the manager of children's homes, residential homes as well as domiciliary services.
The course consists of mandatory and optional units. The programme pathways are tailored to the students work role and work setting
This course comprises of mandatory and optional units. Students are expected to obtain at least 90 credits in order to qualify for this award.
The criteria is as follows:
What are the entry requirements?
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.
For this course, there are a variety of ways in which students will be assessed which are listed below. Each assessment format assesses your skills and progression throughout the course. Due to the nature of the course, you will be able to discuss and relate real experiences to your assessment.
Modes of assessment include:
Qualification: Leadership For Health & Social Care Services and Children’s & Young Peoples Services Level 5 Adults
Course Mode: Part time
Start Date: Flexible
Through achieving this qualification you will be able to progress onto a managerial role and this qualification be accepted for registration and regulation. By taking the course, you will be able to show that you are consciously seeking professional development.
Course Costs: The Current legislation regarding apprenticeships states that those undergoing an apprenticeship programme must be employed. Hence, apprentices must be paid the minimum statutory pay for apprentices and contractually employed on a full-time basis. The employers are responsible for these fees.
If you would like more information regarding the Apprenticeship Levy,
Please read the following information:
The new Apprenticeship Reforms actualise from April 2017 with an innovative funding system beginning on 01 May 2017.
The following information establishes the key points that we currently know:
Are there any additional costs?
There may be additional fees to cover for the cost of textbooks needed for the course.
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