Leadership & Management for Adult Care Level 5 Diploma

Course Details

  • Start Date
    Flexible
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Attendance
    Part Time
  • Awarding Body
    City & Guilds
  • Cost
    £ 2745.00 per year
  • Centre Location
    Workplace
  • Course Description

    This course is an ideal programme if you are looking to develop leadership and specialist skills for use in current role, or in preparation to progress or take on a developmental or specialist role.

    These qualifications cover a range of services relating to Leadership and Management of Adult Care services in England. Adult Care services include:

    Residential services for older people and people with disabilities

    • Domiciliary care services
    • Day services
    • Respite services
    • Community based services

    This course requires the achievement of 11 mandatory units and 7 optional units, 18 units in total. It will provide the opportunity to build on your existing knowledge and understanding, and develop skills that will promote quality, encourage leadership, prepare you for management responsibilities and allow for growth in coaching and mentoring others.

    The content includes the following areas:

    • Leadership and management in adult care
    • Governance and regulatory processes
    • Professional development, supervision and performance management
    • Service improvement, entrepreneurship and innovation
    • Leading and managing services for people with learning disabilities
    • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Teaching and Assessment

    There are no examinations on this programme; instead we use an internal assessment approach. You will produce a work-based portfolio of evidence to reflect application of theoretical knowledge in practice with clear expectations of engagement with statutory frameworks.

    Attendance may not be required as the qualification can be delivered within your workplace.

    The awarding body recommends 7-10 hours independent study per week.

  • Progression Opportunities

    This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care in England.
  • Entry Requirements

    • Aged 19+
    • Employed in the Adult Care sector in England: New or existing registered manager, manager or deputy manager.

    A formal college interview is required.