Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management

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9 months
Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management (QCF)
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Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management is a 120 credits qualification. Learners must complete all mandatory units worth 75 credits and further 3 to 4 from optional units to achieve 120 credits for this diploma.

Through studying a Diploma in Healthcare Management you acquire all of the necessary knowledge to develop your management skills, while also learning about the theories and management models which work best in a health care environment.

What will I receive ?

Through completion of this Level 6 qualification, you’ll receive recognised 120 credit Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management , awarded by ATHE, UK - an OfQual regulated Awarding Organisation.

OfQual Qualification Number: 600/3406/3

What is Ofqual?

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.

OfQual has set a range of rules for regulated qualifications, as well as guidance which supports those rules. The body also has set out separate rules for national assessments.

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  • Your qualification is recognised and accepted world over.
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Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management (QCF)
Regulated by Ofqual

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The Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management (Health and Social Care) is designed to equip learners with underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the Healthcare sector at a management level.

It also allows learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire care management skills in the Healthcare sector.

Mandatory units

  • International Healthcare Policy
  • Managing Quality and Service Delivery
  • Managing Finance in the Public Sector
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leadership and Management

Optional units

  • Leading Organisational Equality & Diversity
  • Risk Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Continuous Improvement in Customer Service
  • Project Management
  • Personal Leadership and Management Development
  • Research Project

Comparing Qualification:

Qualifications are different in different countries. However there are some clear stages people move through in education that are common to most countries.

The list below gives an indication of how you can compare qualifications across
national boundaries:

  • Equivalent to Final year of a three year UK Bachelor's degree
  • Bachelor’s Degrees with Honors
  • Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
  • Graduate Diplomas
  • Vocational Qualifications at Level 6

Programme is offered in 2 duration modes :

  • Accelerated mode (6 months @ £1299)
  • Standard mode (9 months @ £999)

Payment Plans for Accelerated mode - 6 Months (GBP £1299)

  • Payment option (a): GBP £433 x 3 monthly instalments
  • Payment option (b): GBP £1234 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

Payment Plans for Standard mode - 9 Months (GBP £999)

  • Payment option (c): GBP £199 x 5 monthly instalments
  • Payment option (d): GBP £499 x 2 quarterly instalments
  • Payment option (e): GBP £949 x 1 instalment

(We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

Who is this course for?

This course is ideally suited to a wide range of health and social care practitioners in the statutory, private, voluntary and charitable organisations within the Health & Social care sector, including:

  • Residential Child Care and Adult Workers;
  • Care Assistants;
  • Family Support Workers to students studying subjects relating to Health and Social Care in schools and colleges.

The course is also suitable for students at Level 5 study who are seeking a route to progress their studies to degree level and potentially beyond


Learner must fulfil at least one of the following criteria to be allowed entry to the qualification:

Academic Qualification

  • Possession of Level 5 diploma or year 2 of bachelors degree or any equivalent overseas qualification


In case of no formal education, learners can gain entry on the basis of workexperience.

  • Learners having 3 years of work experience or more are eligible in case of no formal educational qualification.

Career path

The Level 6 Diploma in Healthcare Management is widely accepted qualification in the United Kingdom for further education progression.

Students who successfully complete this Diploma can progress onto Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification or Masters degree in health and Social Care.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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