Qualification Number: 600/0745/X/AAM

Credit Value: 80

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (QCF)
This 80-credit qualification is designed for those learners aged 19+ wishing to extend their occupational competence as professionals within the health and social care and children and young people’s sectors. It is aimed at individuals who are working as care managers or advanced practitioners within these sectors
This qualification contains six pathways. Learners must select one of these pathways dependent on their role and the type of care provision they work in:
• Children and Young People’s Residential Management;
• Children and Young People’s Management;
• Children and Young People’s Advanced Practice;
• Adults’ Residential Management;
• Adults’ Management; and
• Adults’ Advanced Practice.
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This is an 80 credit qualification, requiring 435 – 629 Guided Learning Hours.
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed via a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates that the learner has met the required assessment criteria. In order to achieve all of the learning outcomes for all of the selected units, learners must be able to demonstrate the appropriate competencies in their role and provision.
What next?
Learners who successfully complete this qualification may progress to Further or Higher Education to study towards a Diploma or Degree in their chosen subject or specialism.