What does the qualification cover?
This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a senior role with adults in health and social care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures.
It has three pathways:
Who is it aimed at?
All those who are working in a senior role with adults in health and social care environments in England.
What are the entry requirements?
Learners must be at least 16 years of age and working in a supervisory role in a health and social care setting with adults.
How many credits are required to complete the qualification?
The Diploma will require 58 credits in total.
How is it assessed?
It will be internally assessed by a range of methods. This will include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, questioning and witness testimony from colleagues or managers. Learners will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long will it take to complete?
Learners can usually complete the Diploma in a year or less.
What related qualifications can learners progress to?
Level 5 QCF qualifications for management or senior practitioner roles in health and social care.
Which type of job roles can learners apply for on completion?
This course is a roll on/roll off course so can be started at any point during the academic year.
Price on application
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All students are subject to a £20 registration fee per academic year.
Each student will receive a print allowance at the start of their course, should they require additional printing beyond this limit, they will be charged.