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Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) - CQC approved

Was known as the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (RQF)


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Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)
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Important - Please Read this Course Information in full as it contains essential information for the prospective learner.

It is the learner's responsibility completely read all the Information in this advert and ensure their full understanding of its contents.

Note Additional info - Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately"

There are no separate exams for this qualification, only assessments.

Important Note: The initial payment of £24 paid through this site covers administration, qualification induction, initial learning resources, and advice and guidance (IAG).

After completing the induction, the learner must create their monthly payment plan (as detailed in the fees) to pay the remaining fees, and to be given access to all the assessment support materials and assessments on the e-portfolio.

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) was previously known as the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (RQF).

This is not a government funded programme, and therefore no government funding available. The Learner pays the course fees.

The RRP is £2640.

Our fees for this course start from £88 per month (no credit checks)

We offer the full Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) in different durations and monthly payment plans. There is no credit check and no interest, just the qualification and admin fees paid in monthly instalments.

Standard Durations available are from 12 months to 24 months and include:

  • 12 months payment plan - Total fee payable over 12 months is £1644. Pay £24 now to enrol, and then remaining £1620 is paid in 12 monthly payments of £135/month
  • 18 months payment plan - Total fee payable over 18 months is £1806. Pay £24 now to enrol, and then pay the remaining £1782 paid in 18 monthly payments of £99/month
  • 24 months payment plan - Total fee payable over 24 months is £2136. Pay £24 now to enrol, and then pay the remaining £2112 paid in 24 monthly payments of £88/month
  • The learner chooses their preferred Payment Plan and duration after the qualification induction.

The monthly payment plan for the remaining payments covers everything required for rest of the full qualification, including Learning Resources, Tutor Support, Assessments and Feedback, Quality Assurance, and Certification, including a printed Diploma from the Awarding Body.

Once the number of monthly instalments are paid, there are no other charges.

This Qualification is Ofqual-recognised and is recognised by CQC and Skills For Care as the qualification for Managers of care and support services for adults that are regulated and inspected by the CQC in England.

Key facts of Ofqual Accreditation

Qualification number: 603/3594/4

Learning aim reference: 60335944

Credit value: 80 minimum

Assessment method: Portfolio of evidence

Guided learning hours (GLH): 582

Total qualification time (TQT): 800

the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF), covers all the knowledge and skills requirements of managers in various care settings regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), whether health care or social care, according to the requirements of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) is the updated version of the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (RQF) which it replaces as the recognised qualifications for Registered Managers.

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) is now the only recognised qualification for Registered Managers of all adult care settings, such as residential care homes, nursing homes, domiciliary care agencies, nursing care agencies, day care settings for adults, and job roles and similar care settings.

Note: Those working in Residential Childcare, either as a team leader, manager or supervisor, should enrol onto our Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (RQF)

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) is nationally recognised and is based on the Health and Social Care National Occupational Standards (NOS) and the Skills for Care Management Induction Standards (MIS). The NOS, MIS, assessment principles and qualification structure are owned by the Sector Skills Council, Skills for Care.

E-Learning and Assessment option includes basic support with online learning materials and assessment, with the learner fully in charge of their own timetable.

The learner has full access to online resources on our Online Learning System for learning, and our e-Portfolio for assessments and assignments.

Qualification

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

Regulated by Ofqual

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

Regulated by Ofqual

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Description

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF), covers all the knowledge and skills requirements of managers in various care settings regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in England, whether health care or social care, according to the requirements of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.

This qualification is for those who manage care and support services within the adult care sector in England only.

You must live and work in England to do study for this qualification.

Usual job roles for those working towards this qualification include:

  • Directors
  • Nominated persons
  • Managers
  • Deputy managers, and Assistant managers
  • all those in similar job roles

Note:Those not in management jobs can study the Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) does not require the learner to be working as a care manager in order to study.

Study Programme Content

To complete the Highfield Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF), learners must complete a minimum of 80 credits along the following Awarding Body Rules of Combination:

all units contained within the mandatory group totaling 60 credits

• a minimum of 20 credits across the optional groups:

o a maximum of 6 credits from optional group A

o the remaining credits from optional group B, minimum of 14 credits

Mandatory Units

1 - Principles of Leadership and Management in Adult Care

2 - Team Leadership in Adult Care

3 - Principles of Governance in Adult Care

4 - Principles of Regulatory Processes for Adult Care

5 - Communication and Information Management in Adult Care

6 - Partnership working in Adult Care

7 - Outcomes based person centred practice in Adult Care

8 - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Adult Care

9 - Continuous Improvement in Adult Care

10 - Principles of Professional Development in Adult Care

11 - Supervision and Performance Management in Adult Care

12 - Principles of Resource Management in Adult Care

13 - Safeguarding and Protection in Adult Care

14 - Health and Safety in Adult Care

15 - Risk taking and risk management in Adult Care

16 - Managing Concerns and Complaints in Adult Care

17 - Self-management for leadership in Adult Care

18 - Decision making in Adult Care

19 - Entrepreneurial skills in Adult Care

20 - Principles of innovation and change in adult care

Optional group A

Achieve a maximum of 6 credits from this group, being 1 - 2 units.

21 - Understand the process and experience of dementia

22 - Understand Physical disability

23 - Understand sensory loss

24 - Understand the impact of acquired brain injury on Individuals

25 - Understand Advance Care Planning

26 - Understand how to support individuals during the last days of life

27 - Understand how to manage a team

28 - Understand safeguarding of children and young people for those working in the adult sector

29 - Understand partnership working

30 - Understand the factors affecting older people

Optional group B

Achieve a minimum of 14 credits from this group, being 2 - 3 units.

31 - Assess the individual in a health and social care setting

32 - Manage domiciliary services

33 - Support the use of assistive technology

34 - Lead and manage group living for adults

35 - Lead and manage end of life care services

36 - Support individuals during the last days of life

37 - Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults

38 - Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

39 - Lead the management of transitions

40 - Lead and manage infection prevention and control within the work setting

41 - Recruitment and selection within health and social care settings

42 - Manage induction in health and social care settings

43 - Manage quality in health and social care settings

44 - Develop procedures and practice to respond to concerns and complaints

45 - Manage physical resources

46 - Manage finance within own area of responsibility in a health and social care setting

47 - Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people

48 - Explore models of disability

49 - Facilitate change in health and social care settings

50 - Facilitate coaching and mentoring of practitioners in health and social care settings

51 - Professional practice in health and social care for adults

52 - Active support: lead interactive training

53 - Manage an inter-professional team in health and social care settings

54 - Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility

55 - Develop, maintain and use records and reports

56 - Promote professional development

57 - Use and develop systems that promote communication

58 - Manage health and social care practice to ensure positive outcomes for individuals

59 - Lead active support

60 - Lead person centred practice

61 - Lead practice which supports individuals to take positive risks

62 - Lead and manage practice in dementia care

63 - Support individuals with sensory loss with communication

64 - Promote awareness of sensory loss

65 - Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities

66 - Lead a service that supports individuals through significant life events

67 - Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists

68 - Identify and act upon immediate risk of danger to substance misusers

69 - Promote access to healthcare for individuals with learning disabilities

70 - Promote good practice in the support of individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

71 - Independent Mental Health Advocacy

Training and Learning:

Learning support delivery methods include:

  • online learning materials
  • email support from tutor,
  • telephone support
  • and other learning resources as required.

How Learning is Assessed
Knowledge and Understanding are assessed through a series of questions and workbooks.

Competence and practical skills are assessed using a variety of assessment methods including:

  • Work-products evidence
  • Personal Statements
  • Reflective Accounts
  • Case Studies
  • Professional Discussions

Learners will be guided and supported to prepare for assessments.

There are no workplace visits.

All assessments will be done and signed off by the Assessor, and there is no need to involve your Manager or your Employer.

How long does it take to complete the course

Normal duration is within 12 and 24 months.

Fast-Track completion is 6 to 9 months.

What certificates do you get?

On full completion the learner will receive the full Highfield Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF), issued by Highfield Qualifications (Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance - HABC).

Important Reminders

It is the learner's responsibility completely read all the Information in this advert and ensure their full understanding of its contents.

Note Additional info - Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately"

There are no separate exams for this qualification, only assessments.

Important Note: The initial payment of £24 paid through this site covers administration, qualification induction, initial learning resources, and advice and guidance (IAG).

After completing the induction, learners create their monthly payment plan, as detailed in the fees, to pay the remaining fees, and gain access to all the assessment support materials and assessments on the e-portfolio.

By making your payment through this site, you have fully agreed to our Terms and Conditions, our Fee Structures, and our delivery style.

Who is this course for?

Usual job roles for those working towards this qualification include:

  • Directors
  • Nominated persons
  • Managers
  • Deputy managers, and Assistant managers
  • all those in similar job roles

Prospective learners not in management jobs can study the Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) does not require the learner to be working as a care manager in order to study.

NOTE:

All prospective learners are required to read this Course Information in full, and no one can bypass this requirement to read this information.

The minimum reading ability is at Level 1 English.

This qualification is delivered by distance-learning and therefore, requires learners to read and understand all course information given to them.

It is the learner's responsibility completely read all the Information in this advert and ensure their full understanding of its contents.

What to do next?

Click on "Add to Basket" and pay the £24 on this site.

Within two working days (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays), you will be sent your Learning Account details and step by step instructions. You will be able to log into your learning course and start completing your enrolment immediately, including taking the next step by creating your monthly payment plan for the rest of the course fees.

For those who move on to the next stage, after creating your monthly payment plan, please allow 5 working days for your payment plan to go live.

Once your payment plan is completely set up, you will be provided with full access to your Assessment Account and ePortfolio for your course and you can begin completing your assignments.

By making your payment through this site, you are indicating that you have fully agreed to our Terms and Conditions, our Fee Structures, and our delivery style as detailed in this Course Information.

Why Choose Courses For Jobs?

  • Learning and Assessment activities not affected by COVID-19. It is business as usual at Courses For Jobs.
  • Flexible monthly Payment plans. No Credit Checks.
  • Fully Ofqual-accredited qualifications with pathway choices of your own.
  • 24-hour access to Online Learning System and Online Assessment System
  • 24-hour Access to ePortfolio with assessments for 6 years, even after completion
  • Tutor-Supported Learning with Online, Distance and Blended Learning components
  • Learners have access to all their assignments, even when paying by monthly payment plan.
  • Flexible assessment methods and evidence-collection methods
  • Responsive online tutor and assessor support.
  • Duration can be extended, subject to terms.
  • On site, Internal Verifier (IV), Internal Quality Assurer (IQA), Moderator.
  • EQA (External Quality Assurer) login access to ePortfolios speeds up Awarding Body Certifications
  • Inclusive Learning Resources for Ease of study.
  • Technical support team available Monday to Friday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Multiple contact methods including email, online messaging, in-lesson discussions, study groups, etc.
  • Employability and job search IAG to enrolled learners

Note: Courses For Jobs Ltd does not deal with course enquiries by phone, as there must be written evidence that the prospective learner can write in English to the required level, therefore everyone must read the Course Information provided here.

By reading and fully understanding the Course Information on this page, the prospective learner will show proof that they have met the minimum English requirement for studying with for this qualification.

Requirements

You must live and work in England.

Learners need to have access to a computer/laptop/tablet with internet access, to be able to use the e-Portfolio.

Learners need to be employed in a suitable role within the health and social care or children and young people’s sector. Those not in a management or supervisory role should move to such a job role in order to evidence their skills and competence.

We advise that learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy (or equivalent) to undertake this qualification.

The minimum reading ability for this qualification is at Level 1 English reading ability.

Career path

Completing this qualification makes you fully qualified to manage a care facility, or health facility. It makes you eligible for Registered Manager status with the CQC.

You can further progress to Regional/Operations Manager, to manage a group of care settings, or own a care business.

Still have questions?

Read the questions below, on this page asked by prospective learners and answers given.

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Natalie asked:

I am currently setting up a care business as a director, cqc require me to start a leadership and management course , can I do this course or start

Answer:

Yes, you can. As stated in the course information, this qualification is approved by Skills For Care and recognised by CQC as the qualification for Registered Managers of Care Settings.

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Rose asked:

Is it possible to do this course without he exam? If someone just want access to read materials and update their knowledge without eaxams

Answer:

There are no separate exams, just assessments. We only offer recognised qualifications, and without the assessments it cannot be classed as a recognised qualification. Therefore, the course is not available without the assessments.

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Maggie Gusterson asked:

How much will assessments cost for this level leadership course and how much are monthly payments?

Answer:

Details of the fees are already explained in the public Course Information on this page, which all students are asked to read in full.

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Natalie asked:

I am a carer working setting up my own business can i do this course,?

Answer:

Yes you can. However, you must read the full course information we have provided and ensure that you understand and can meet the requirements for this qualification.

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Metro Justice asked:

I am social worker and want to do this course to allow me establish a home care support Agency. Can I do this course. Thanks

Answer:

Yes you can

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Catherine asked:

How can you be working as a care manager whilst working towards this qualification if you need this qualification in order to work as a care manager?

Answer:

That is the way it is for this qualification. On the other hand, the Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) does not require the learner to be working as a care manager in order to study it.

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Catherine asked:

Is this course recognised in Scotland?

Answer:

This qualification is recognised for delivery in England only, for those who manage care and support services within the adult care sector in England.

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Deborah asked:

Is this qualification recognised in England and Wales or are there separate courses? Thankyou

Answer:

The recognition is detailed in the Course Information page where you posted this question. Please read the Course Information already provided as requested.

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Louise asked:

What happens if I pay monthly to do the course in 12 months but I take longer?

Answer:

If you have fully paid up over the 12 months without break in payment, then we allow you flexibility even if you take longer than 12 months to complete the full qualification. We advise learners to complete the full qualification within 18 months (without asking for further payment from the learner), we allow up to complete 24 months but note that after 2 years some of the evidence starts getting really old.

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AP asked:

As a nurse with 9 years experience, I would like to progress towards Deputy Matron/ Home Manager. Can I take this course without my employer knowing?

Answer:

Yes, you can take this qualification without your employer knowing. We do not involve the employer or the manager, and we do not visit students in their workplace. You will still have to provide evidence of your skills-based leadership and management activities in your current job or jobs, but you will be given guidance on how to collect the required evidence.

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Michelle James asked:

I have no experience in Adult Care Managment. I would like to set up my own care agency. Can I do this course?

Answer:

The qualification requires the learner to provide current evidence of current practical skills as a manager in a care setting, which is why you have to be working as a manager in a care service. The qualification takes 800 hours to complete, which can take the learner between 12 and 24 months. We allow learners to start provided they understand that while on the course they must get a care management job to enable them to complete the skills-based assessment criteria for the qualification.

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Christopher asked:

If your not a manager will you still Be Illegible for this course? I’m a student and a support worker?

Answer:

Certain units require you to provide current practical real-work evidence of being a manager in a care setting in England, and if you are not a manager you not be able to generate such evidence. Those students who are not managers should study the Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF), which is also CQC-approved. We deliver it and you can see our advert for it here on the Reed website by clicking through our Reed profile.

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Oreski asked:

I am training nursing associate with level 3 qualifications in Health and Social care. I have a level 2 in maths& English.Can I do the course.

Answer:

Yes you can

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farie asked:

Hi, will I be able to start a care agency after completing this course?

Answer:

Yes

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Me asked:

Do I have to be working to do this course? I have a degree but I am currently not working.

Answer:

Yes, you must be working as a manager in a care setting, in England.

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