City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England)
The City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) is aimed at learners wanting to work in Residential Childcare in a management role.
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 and Management for Residential Childcare you must complete 15 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: Understand Children and Young People’s Development in Residential Childcare
Unit 502: Understand Support for Children and Young People who are Vulnerable and Disadvantaged
Unit 503: Lead and Manage a Team within a Residential Childcare Setting
Unit 504: Lead Practice to Support the Safeguarding and Protection of Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit 505: Lead Practice for Communication and Information Management in Residential Childcare
Unit 506: Manage Risk in Residential Childcare
Unit 507: Lead and Manage Group Living in Residential Childcare
Unit 508: Lead a Service that can Support Children or Young People who have Experienced Harm or Abuse
Unit 509: Lead Practice to Achieve Positive Outcomes for Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit 510: Implement a Positive Relationship Policy in Residential Childcare
Unit 511: Lead Practice to Support the Wellbeing and Resilience of Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit 512: Lead Practice in Safe Use of Digital, Internet and Mobile Technology with Children and Young People
Unit 513: Undertake Professional Development in Residential Childcare Settings
Unit 514: Lead Practice to Promote the Rights, Diversity and Equality of Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
Unit 515: Lead Networks and Multi-Agency Work to Benefit Children and Young People in Residential Childcare
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 and Management for Residential Childcare (England) 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)