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Level 5 diploma in leadership

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)

This qualification replaces the current Level 4 NVQ in Leadership and Management for Care Services and the Level 4 NVQ in Health and Social Care.

These qualifications:

  • Are nationally recognised
  • Are based on the Health and Social Care national Occupational standards (NOS). The NOS, assessment principles and qualification structures are owned by Skills for Care and Development

These qualifications aim to guide and assess development and knowledge, understanding and skills in management and advanced practice within health and social care adult services.

Who is this qualification for?

These qualifications are for all learners aged 19 and above in England, who are capable of reaching the required standards.

What are the potential job roles for those working towards these qualifications?

  • Managers of residential services
  • Assistant managers of residential services
  • Assistant managers
  • Senior care workers
  • Day service managers
  • Day service assistant managers
  • Managers Domiciliary Services
  • Assistant managers domiciliary services
  • Managers community based services

What progression opportunities are available to learners who achieve these qualifications?

These qualifications will be the accepted qualification for registration and regulation where appropriate and can demonstrate continuing professional development.

How do learners achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care?

Each unit within the Diploma has a credit rating. Learners must achieve a total of 80 credits to complete the qualification.

All learners must take 5 mandatory units. They then must follow one of the following pathways;

  • Adults Residential management pathway
  • Adults Management Pathway
  • Adults Advanced Practise Pathway

How is the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Assessed?

Assessment will take place via evaluation of work-based performance, producing evidence, witness testimony as well as questioning. Your nominated Diploma assessor will be vocationally competent and qualified. He or she will measure your competence against the relevant standards by way of;

Assessors deliver across a 24 hour shift pattern and across a 7 day week, this is to ensure every person has access to an assessor.

Work base qualifications are wholly delivered on site, at the customer’s premises. This allows for minimal disruption and no time to the employer lost. The assessor is interested in observing the candidate whilst conducting their job role in a real work environment.

This qualification has no need to release candidates on a day release scheme and very little time away from conducting their daily duties. Learners will however be required to produce an individual portfolio, which will require the answering of questions and the production of evidence.

All candidates must undergo an induction to commence the QCF. This can be done within the workplace or outside operating hours. Each candidate will be allocated a dedicated QCF assessor who will work with them on an individual basis through the qualification, as happens within all companies, guarantee of the same assessor throughout.

Training programme time-frames can vary dependant on employer and candidate availability. Each party will be kept informed of the progress towards achievement.

A portfolio of evidence is produced which will show evidence that you can perform to the level described. Your assessor will assist and support you in assembling your portfolio as well as preparing for assessment.

During the level 5 Leadership diploma in Health and Social Care you will also have access to email and telephone and support resources if required.

Awarding body: Edexcel

 How do I enrol for the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care?

If you have any questions about QCF Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Level 5 (Adults) or are interested in enrolling;

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