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Course Introduction

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 the Children and young people's management pathway or the children and young people's advanced practice pathway with optional units to allow the learning to be tailored to a wide range of roles. 

Who is this course suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for senior staff and advanced practitioners who work, or wish to work, with children and young people in a variety of children's and young people's settings.

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (For Early Years) (England) (RQF)

What are the Entry Requirements?

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. 

How long does it take?

Although this course is usually achieved in 12-18 months, you can set the pace. You choose when to start and how long you would like to complete the course. This qualification is described as taking 586 guided learning hours. Please use this as a guide and think about how many hours a week you are able to commit to studying.

Total qualification time is 900 hrs.

Whether it takes 6, 12 or 18 months is entirely up to you!

How Will I Be Assessed?

A combination of work-based assessments (observations/ professional discussion/ questioning/ witness testimonies) and written assignments. Assessment will be agreed prior to assessor visits.

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass - there is no grading.

Will I Need To Attend Classes?

No, however your assessor will arrange some learning sessions either online or in person to suit your requirements and time constraints. all practical assessments are carried out in the workplace.

Who Is The Awarding Body?

Training Qualifications UK

What Are My Progression Routes?

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. 

How much does it cost?

£1000 (Flexible payment plans available)

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