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Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care

skills for care

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge and skills relating to leadership and management in care settings. It will provide individuals with the chance to develop knowledge and gain skills to seek employment or progression onto higher level qualifications.

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare individuals for progression in the care sector. The units specified within this document cover a variety of areas and topics relevant to the sector, including leadership and management in health care.

Primarily, the qualification aims to support the development of registered managers of adult social care services. Specifically, those new to their role.

Entry Requirements
  • Minimum age: 19

Learners should have or be working towards a minimum of level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Learners will work in adult social care and have the responsibility for leading and managing a service. This will include managing and improving care and support for those accessing the service; supporting and developing the workforce, and driving the vision for their service or organisation.

Additional Information
  • GLH: 720

  • TQT: 900

  • Credit Value: 90

Qual Resources.

DHSC Fact Sheet
fact sheet
Textbook (Sample)
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Qualification Fee:


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