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This TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children and Young People’s Services (England) (RQF) is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to keep a care-provision organisation running smoothly and efficiently.
The TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children and Young People’s Services (England) (RQF) course is accredited by TQUK, the fastest growing Awarding Organisation across the UK. TQUK is an established Ofqual-regulated Awarding Organisation which assures your qualification is professional and recognised.
This Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children and Young People's Services (England) (RQF) course is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to maintain the smooth-running of a child care-provision organisation and its services. This course is accredited by TQUK, an established Ofqual-regulated Awarding Organisation which assures your qualification is professional and internationally recognised.
In this course, you will explore the various ways to implement work programs for children and young people within an organisation. Throughout the course, you will develop core managerial and care skills required to manage operations and improve the quality of health care or social services. You will also develop the practical knowledge to be able to adapt to changing environments and identify challenges and opportunities within this field.
Upon successful course completion, you will be able to carry out management tasks in health and social care settings, manage and lead a unique transition and training scheme and improve the quality of health or social services.
Please note study materials are not included in the course; the learner will only get the necessary guidance on the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for achieving this professional qualification.
Benefits you will gain:
- Step-by-step guideline.
- 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
- Recognised Accredited Qualification.
- Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform.
- Excellent customer support.
Whether you are an assistant or deputy manager, a manager working in health and social care with no recognised vocational qualification, or someone who works with children and young people, this course could transform your professional outlook for life!
This qualification also fulfils the regulatory requirement for individuals looking to become managers of children’s homes or adult residential and domiciliary services.
The course covers the following mandatory units:
- Use and develop systems that promote communication
- Promote professional development
- Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
- Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
- Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
- Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people
The purpose of the TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) is to develop the knowledge and skills required by managers and leaders. Achieving the qualification should enable learners to innovate and respond to a changing environment and to meet challenges and opportunities within the sector. Learners can choose from several pathways within adult services or children and young people's services with optional units to allow the learning to be tailored to a wide range of roles.
The qualification is a combined knowledge and competence component of the Higher Apprenticeship in Care Leadership and Management - Level 5 (England), Adult Social Care pathway
Please note: The Children and Young People's Residential Management Pathway of the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) has been replaced by the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England).
Successful learners can progress to further qualifications within the social care sector or other parts of the sector, for example moving from adults’ advanced practice to adults’ residential management or move to the Children and Young People’s Workforce sector or the Health sector, completing additional sector and job-relevant units within the diploma.
Learners may also use the qualification for entry, credit transfer or advanced standing for a qualification higher education institution.
Learners may also progress to other specific job roles such as:
- Care manager
- Officers in charge/registered manager
- Day services manager
Total Qualification Time
This is an estimate of the total length of time it is expected that a learner will typically take to achieve and demonstrate the level of attainment necessary for the award of the qualification i.e. to achieve all learning outcomes.
Total Qualification Time is comprised of GLH and an estimate of the number of hours a learner is likely to spend in preparation, study or any other learning including assessment, which takes place as directed by, but not under the supervision of a lecturer, supervisor or tutor. The credit value, where given, for a qualification is determined by TQT, as one credit corresponds to 10 hours of learning.
Total Qualification Time for this qualification is 900 hours.
Guided Learning Hours
These hours are made up of all real time contact time, guidance or supervision of a learner by a lecturer, supervisor, tutor, trainer or other appropriate provider of education or training
GLH for this qualification is 586.
Method of Assessment:
Assessment activities are the fulfilment of a few short assignments. You are expected to show evidence of general reading and add references to your work.
All assignments should be submitted via the online portal.
Please note: You are required to pay an additional fee of £1,675 for the assessment and formal certification at the time of submitting the assignments.
Who is this course for?
This TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children and Young People’s Services (England) (RQF) is suitable for those who wish to develop the skills and foundational knowledge required to work with children within the social care sector or health sector. It is ideal for individuals who are preparing for their desired role or are new to this field and wish to test their abilities.
The qualification is suitable for individuals who:
- wish to obtain a short qualification to accelerate their professional development
- are responsible for overseeing the operations of a centre that supports young people
- are currently in a care role and wish to test their practical knowledge and skills
- have the potential to study at the same level of demand as that of A-level studies
- There are no specific entry requirements however learners must be in a job role appropriate to the chosen pathway.
- The qualification is suitable for learners of 19 years of age and above.
This Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children and Young People's Services (England) (RQF) course will allow you to explore a wide range of career pathways, salaries and roles, including social workers, mental health nurses and care managers. This course will equip you with the practical knowledge and skills to boost your professional development in this field.
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