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Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

Level 4

Who is the qualification for?

This qualification is knowledge-based and designed for learners who are aspiring managers but are not yet in a leadership and management role within the Health and Social Care sector. It is suitable for the following:

  • experienced staff employed in the Health and Social Care sector who are looking to prepare for a leadership role
  • learners who have successfully completed a Level 2 Health and Social Care, or a recognised equivalent
  • learners who have successfully completed Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults), or a recognised equivalent
  • learners who have successfully completed Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Children and Young People), or a recognised equivalent
  • learners who have successfully completed Advanced GCE in Health and Social Care, and Childcare

 

What will the qualification cover?

The content for Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care is in the process of being finalised. The following themes are likely to be included as part of the qualification:

  • promoting individual’s dignity and rights
  • theories and practice
  • effective performance in Health and Social Care.

 

Qualification structure and assessment

The final structure of this qualification will be confirmed shortly.

Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care will be assessed both externally and internally using holistic project and reflective tasks.

What could the qualification lead to?

The Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care qualification provides the knowledge for managers to take their first step into a leadership role supporting both horizontal and vertical progression on to:

  • Level 4 Health and Social Care with Specialism
  • Level 5 Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care: Practice qualification

Opportunities for further study and professional training are being explored with universities across Wales.

There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.

The latest information Professional Development events and learning opportunities will be available here from autumn 2018.

You will be able to see details on how to find a centre here.

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