City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (Children and Young People’s Management) (England)
The City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (Children and Young People’s Management) is aimed at candidates who work in health and social care and children and young people’s services listed below in the following roles:
- Registered Managers
- Assistant Managers
- Deputy Managers
- Senior Care/Support Workers/Supervisors
- Team Leaders
This qualification will enhance your managerial and care core skills and is suitable for anybody who wants to become a manager of Children and Young People’s services, or for people who are aiming to become an Advanced Practitioner.
The Level 5 Diploma is recognised by regulatory bodies such as the CQC as a requirement for anyone looking to take on a Registered Manager position and can be used to support your CQC application.
Through the Learning Assistant platform provided by City & Guilds, you can earn your qualification online while learning, developing and practicing the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Health & Social Care.
To gain the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (Children and Young People’s Management) you must complete 12 mandatory units and a range of optional units, covering both your knowledge and your working practice. Your assessor will discuss the optional units with you and help you to decide which units would be beneficial to you.
Unit 501: Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication
Unit 502: Promote Professional Development
Unit 503: Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Unit 504: Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Unit 505: Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Unit 506: Understand Child and Young Person’s Development
Unit 507: Lead Practice that Supports Positive Outcomes for Child and Young Person Development
Unit 508: Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People
Unit 510: Lead and Manage a Team Within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting
Unit 511: Develop Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Unit 512: Lead Practice in Promoting the Well-Being and Resilience of Children and Young People
Unit 543: Undertake a Research Project Within Services for Health and Social Care or Children and Young People
The learning material is provided electronically on the Learning Assistant Platform with a guidebook and assessment plan. The assessment team will monitor your progress to offer you support and guidance throughout your course.
You will build up a portfolio of evidence in the form of written statements or “Reflective Accounts” along with supporting work products you have produced. Observations will be undertaken by a member of the Health & Social Care assessment team. You may also supply witness testimonies or statements from third parties with whom you work. This may include a supervisor, line manager or other suitably qualified individuals who understand your job role and the standards you have to meet to obtain this level of qualification.
A member of the Health & Social Care assessment team will visit you in the workplace at some point during your course to undertake observations of you at work. These will be planned in advance in order to cause the minimum disruption to your work routine and to try to capture as much information in one visit as possible.
The City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (Children and Young People’s Management) is not approved for those under the age of 19.
Learners will receive 12 months access to their course. Average completion time for the Level 5 Diploma is 6-8 months.
You will receive full uncapped access to the TrustTeach Health & Social Care assessment team for 12 months. You can contact the assessment team via phone, email or over the Learning Assistant platform. Our assessors work Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, and any messages sent outside of these hours will be picked up during normal working times.
You will receive your e-cert within 1 week of completion and the hard copy of your certificate within 4 weeks of completion.
The cost of the course is £1395.00
Should you wish to pay in full by card you can receive 15% off the full cost of the course. Use code PIF15 or call +44 (0)203 9002048.
Interest-free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks.
Membership with Professional Bodies
Successful completion of this course allows you the opportunity to apply for membership with:
- The Social Care Association
- The Royal College of Nursing
- Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
- Chartered Management Institute (CMI)