NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (Children and Young People’s Management)


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Course Title and Description

NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (Children and Young People’s Management)

Ref: 601/4312/5/CYPM
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care, Children and Young People, Health and Social Care

Level: Level 5
Minimum Entry Age: 19
GLH: 515
TQT: 900
Credit Value: 90

Awarding body: NCFE
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Unit Overview:

About this qualification

This qualification 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 five pathways - three for adults and two for children and young people:

• Management
• Advanced Practice

What does the qualification cover?

The six pathways cover a wide range of topics including:

• Safeguarding and protection
• Developing and carrying out policy
• Managing care services, change programmes and recruitment
• Promoting and developing best practice
• Supporting development and partnership working
• Care management
• Quality systems and improvement

Who is it suitable for?

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 qualification at this level.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be at least 19 years old. It is also recommended that they will hold a Level 3 qualification or above in a related area.

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

Learners will need to be working in the role of Deputy or Manager in an appropriate setting, or have the opportunity to carry out responsibilities associated with these roles to be able to study for the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (90 credits).

How long does it take to complete?

It can usually be completed within a year.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

A degree in a related discipline.

Which type of job roles can learners apply for on completion?

On completion learners can progress to a wide range of job roles depending on the pathway taken. The following list is not all-inclusive, but gives a taster of the opportunities available in either adult or children and young people’s settings:

• Manager
• Deputy Manager
• Assistant Manager
• Care Broker
• Case Manager
• Senior Support Worker
• Day Care Manager
• Residential Care Manager

Progression into the early years workforce

Please note that the NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (Children and Young People's Management) (601/4312/5/CYPM) holds no employment route to the early years workforce.

Learners wishing to enter the early years workforce must hold a qualification that is ‘full and relevant’ as defined by the Department for Education (DfE). NCFE CACHE offers several Early Years Educator qualifications at Level 3 that meet this criteria.

Those students without a Level 3 Early Years qualification wishing to study at Level 5 could work towards the NCFE CACHE Level 5 Early Years Senior Practitioner (603/3907/X) which meets the full and relevant criteria to enter the early years workforce and count in the Level 3 staffing ratios.

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website
or speak to an advisor on: 020 3475 9775.

This course can be done remotely online with an assigned tutor and assessor.
A work placement will be required but can be arranged.

East London branch: 3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex IG11EF

About The Course

Deadline 30 December 2023
Offer Type Online and Distance Learning
Category S-Healthcare
Sector Healthcare
Qualification Level Level 4-7
Total Units
Awarding Body NCFE
Duration At your own pace
Delivery Route Online Course Only
Career Level Student
Available to Start Immediately

Funding and Eligibility

Price for students not eligible for funding (if applicable)
Deposit Required Can be negotiated based on your current circumstances
Experience Required None
Previous Qualification Required None Required
Course Pathway Courses for both Work & University Progression
Course Funding Options Self-funded - Payment Plan Available
Payment Plan Yes
DBS Required Yes
Allowance Available Other - Can be Discussed
Social Services - Service Users Not Applicable
Suitable for Those on Benefits Yes - Universal Credit

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