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Qualification name Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England)
Qualification level 5
Awarding organisation NCFE
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 2nd September 2024
Cost description Price on Enquiry
Attendance pattern Evening

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This qualication provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in adult health and social care provision or in children and young people’s services. It has six pathways – three for adults and three for children and young people: The Management pathway is suitable for Assistant Managers and Deputy Managers working in day or domiciliary services who are looking to progress their career. It is also appropriate for Managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualication at this level. The Residential Services pathway is aimed at those in similar job roles as those taking the Management pathways but the focus is on management and care in residential settings. The Advanced Practice pathway is geared towards senior practitioners who would like to develop their career but wish to remain active practitioners in the management framework. 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 Understand children and young person’s development Lead practice that supports positive outcomes for child and young person development Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the safeguarding of children and young people Lead and manage a team within a health and social care or children and young people’s setting Develop professional supervision practice in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings Lead practice in promoting the well-being and resilience of children and young people

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You should be at least 19 years old and hold a Level 3 qualication or above in a related area You need to be employed within the childcare/playwork setting As your programme may involve working with children, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check

Find out what material you will need.

The course is an E-portfolio using OneFile, access to a computer/laptop and internet will be required. If this is not suitable, a paper base portfolio could be accessed.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, observations in the workplace and assessment tasks.

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South Yorkshire
S70 2AX
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