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Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services


This qualification is aimed at learners who work in the Adult Social Care sector in England.

This qualification will give you the opportunity to develop and demonstrate your competence in a number of leadership roles within either a Social Care or children and young people’s services setting. 

This qualification is aimed at:

  • Assistant managers of residential services

  • Senior Care workers

  • Day service managers

  • Day service assistant managers

  • Managers of domiciliary services

  • Assistant managers of domiciliary services

  • Managers of community-based services

  • Assistant Manager

  • Managers of residential services 

It will aid your development of technical skills, knowledge and understanding related to the specified job roles such as understanding safeguarding, managing health and safety risks and partnership working.

Have existing skills recognised, achieve a nationally-recognised Level 5 qualification and develop your own personal growth and engagement in learning.

Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care 


This qualification is specifically designed for learners who are at least 18 years old and already work in health and social care in adult settings and want to develop their competencies to progress into job roles such as:

  • Community Care/Support Officers

  • Community Care/Support Officers – office based

  • Social Care Assessor

  • Care Assessment Officer

  • Community Care Assessment Officers

  • Social Services Officer

  • Brokerage Workers

  • Occupational Assessment Officer

  • Rehabilitation and Re-enablement Assistant

  • Assistive Technology Coordinator/Officer


The qualification gives you the opportunity to develop fundamental, specialist knowledge, understanding and within your specialism and job role.


This includes knowledge and understanding in areas such as safeguarding and protection, personalisation in care, health and safety in health care settings, inclusive practice and equality and diversity, dementia care, stroke care management and public funding models in adult social care.

You will develop a range of practical and cognitive skills underpinning competence skills such as developing and maintaining accurate records, facilitating support planning and person-centred assessment, partnership working, mentoring and advanced communication skills.

You will learn about the acceptable behaviours and attitudes to support competence and successful performance in your job role including developing positive attitudes to promoting and supporting equality and diversity, appreciation and adherence to the values, principles and statutory frameworks that underpin professional practice, and acceptable and required behaviours to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people in the Adult Care sector.

Following the completion of this qualification, you could progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services.

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Level 2 / 3 Diploma in Adult Care


These work-based courses are the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements in the social care sector in England.

It could lead to employment as a senior care assistant, senior healthcare assistant, support worker or key worker in residential settings, community and primary care environments, acute health environments, domiciliary services, day services or supported living projects.

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