Leadership and Management for Adult Care Level 5 Diploma

Course Details

  • Start Date
    Flexible
  • Duration
    18months - 2 years
  • Awarding Body
    City & Guilds
  • Cost
    TBC
  • Course Description

    The level 5 diploma builds and develops your knowledge and skills to support your responsibility, to ensure a service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well-led. The modules supports development of the vision for the service you manage, and how to involve others in driving forward a strategy that aims to be successful for all those in receipt of care and support.

    This course teaches learners how to critically evaluate effectiveness as leaders and managers, areas for further development and learn how to adapt and apply their skills to situations and circumstances within their role. Students also explore learning with theories and models and how these apply in their practise, to include some of the barriers and challenges faced.
    This course is perfect for a leader in Adult Care who guides and inspires teams to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges.

    You will be a leader of a social or healthcare team and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level and be responsible for business development, financial control, organisational resilience and continuity as well as for managing risk and leading on organisational change.

    You may be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager, with a responsibility for ensuring regulatory compliance.
    Modules are taught through work-based support, remote lectures and workshops.
    • Tasks and responsibilities
    • Dignity and human rights
    • Communication
    • Safeguarding
    • Health and Well-being
    • Professional development
    • Leadership

    Further information

    • To achieve the 3080-50 Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care learners must achieve 11 mandatory units and 7 optional units.
    • 19+ advanced learner loan avilaible on application
  • Teaching and Assessment

    • Practical assessment by observation in the working environment
    • Written coursework
    • Portfolio
    • Projects, Research, Audit
  • Progression Opportunities

    Further opportunities to learn, develop and practise the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care. This also includes, Apprenticeships in Social Work, Foundation Degree Programmes and, Teaching and Learning and Assessment qualifications.

  • Entry Requirements

    • Suitable sector, management or deputy manager role
    • University Centre Interview
    • Over 19 years of age.