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. 

Course Structure:

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:

  1. All six units from mandatory group A totaling 30 credits; 
  2. The core mandatory units (groups B1, C1, D1, E1, F1, G1) for the selected pathway; 
  3. The remaining units to be chosen from the groups for the selected pathway.

Course Content: 

  1. Use and develop systems that promote communication
  2. Promote professional development
  3. Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
  4. Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  5. Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  6. Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people

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.

Assessment Method:

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:

  1. Verbal questioning
  2. Direct observation
  3. Assignments 
  4. Case studies
  5. Projects

Qualification: Leadership For Health & Social Care Services and Children’s & Young Peoples Services Level 5 Adults

Course Mode: Part time

Start Date: The Diploma course can be studied at any time during the year, however, this is subject to the number of students.

Progression route?

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.

What are the training costs?

The course fee is £4,670.00; however, some students may be eligible for the 19+ loan which may be used to pay for the course. For more information about the 19+ loan, feel free to contact us.

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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