Level 5 Diploma In Leadership And Management For Adult Care

About the course

This course will prepare you as a leader in adult care. As part of the programme, you will learn how to ensure the service being provided to those in your care is safe, efficient and meets all their needs. You will also be equipped and responsible for the ensuring regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff. Those who are part of the programme will usually be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager. 


Course Structure:

The duration of this programme is 18 months, and students are expected to attend all the monthly training sessions with their assigned tutor at Croydonsam Training. Alongside the 18 months programme, your assigned tutor will support you to complete and achieve your level 5 diploma + Functional skills Maths and English level 2. 

As part of the programme, reviews will be held every 8-12 weeks with your assigned tutor. These reviews are important as they will support you to gather the relevant evidence for your portfolio which will include direct observations.

Your employer will be informed of your progress on a regular basis including your readiness to undertake the end point assessment.


Course Content: 

The course covers a several topics including:

  • Person-centred assessment
  •  How to work effectively with your team.
  • How to manage a team


What are the entry requirements?

Math and English GCSEs C/4 or above or Functional skills level 2

Apprentices without English or Math’s at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence using various methods such as observation, witness testimony, Profession discussion and EPA

Qualification: Level 5 Diploma In Leadership And Management For Adult Care

Course Mode: Full time

Progression route?

On completion of this programme, you can progress to ILM Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership