Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) QCF (4978)

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2016
From 01 September 2014 this 90 credits qualification is the required component for learners registered on the Higher Apprenticeship in Care Leadership and Management ( England only). It can also be accessed as a stand alone Diploma.
The Level 5 (3978) Diploma is still available for learners not registering on the apprenticeship, but will close in March 2015. After this date the 4978 Diploma will be the only qualification available for both learners registered on the Higher Apprenticeship and those wishing to complete it as a stand alone qualification.
The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services is a qualification designed to give learners the opportunity to build both managerial and care skills.
It fulfils the regulatory requirement for those looking to become managers of children's homes or adults residential and domiciliary services.
This qualification is for those already working in health and social care, assistant or deputy managers or managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at this level.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You will cover a number of areas, such as:
  • the assessment of individual needs
  • planning and review of care programmes
  • procurement and tendering
  • risk management
  • effective governance
  • domiciliary care management

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This is the qualification required for managers of adult residential and domiciliary services or children's homes.
The Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services can also help you work in roles such as:
  • Adult nurse 
  • Care home manager
  • Care worker
  • Children's nurse 
  • Health promotion / education specialist
  • Health service manager 
  • Learning disability nurse 
  • Mental health nurse 
  • Residential warden
  • Social worker 
  • Supervisor / team leader 
  • Volunteer manager 
  • Youth and community worker.

 

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

The Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services can be delivered either in your training centre or in the workplace. You will assess learners mainly through a portfolio of evidence, which must be gathered in the learner's workplace. For knowledge-only units you can choose to assess learners either in or out of the workplace. To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.
Centres currently offering 3978-51 to 56 will be automatically approved to offer this qualification.

Level 5

This level will suit you if you are responsible for running a facility that provides services for vulnerable children, adults or both. You might be an assistant or deputy manager, or a manager who has not yet achieved a recognised vocational qualification at this level.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

To be a manager of adult residential and domiciliary services or children's homes you need to have this qualification.

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Residential Management(England) (4978-51)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Residential Management (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Management (England) (4978-52)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Management (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Advanced Practice (England) (4978-53)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Advanced Practice (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Residential Management (England) (4978-54)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Residential Management (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services – Adults’ Management (England) (4978-55)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services – Adults’ Management (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Advanced Practice (England) (4978-56)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Advanced Practice (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Residential Management(England) (4978-91)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Residential Management (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Management (England) (4978-92)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Management (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Advanced Practice (England) (4978-93)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Children and Young People's Advanced Practice (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Residential Management (England) (4978-94)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Residential Management (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services – Adults’ Management (England) (4978-95)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services – Adults’ Management (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Advanced Practice (England) (4978-96)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Advanced Practice (England)

  • Accreditation No: 601/4347/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 90 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 545 - 739 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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