Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management

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Level 5, professional knowledge & skills based qualification

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Learners will need to be working in a managerial role in an appropriate setting to be able to study for the Level 5

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Studied over 15-18 months.




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Course overview

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management provides learners with the knowledge and skills needed to manage, practise and lead others in adult care provision.

Learners will acquire and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection through work-based learning opportunities. This qualification is most suitable for those working in a managerial role in adult care settings who are looking to progress their career. It is also appropriate for managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at Level 5.

Learners undertaking this qualification will be working in a managerial role in an adult care settings.

What will I learn:

As Leaners undertake the course they learn more about how to develop leadership and management skills and will be able to respond to drivers in adult care through strong leadership, values base, innovation, and business insight.

Learners must achieve the 20 mandatory units (75 credits) and the remaining 15 credits from the optional units to achieve a minimum of 90 credits in total.

What does the course lead to:

Upon completion, Learners could progress to a variety of management roles in adult care or to further or higher education, including Manager, Deputy Manager and Case Manager.

How will I be assessed:

The qualification will be assessed using a range of methods. This will include direct observation in the workplace, professional discussion, work products and written assignments


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