Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care: Practice

Level 5

Who is the qualification for?

This qualification is practice-based for those with experience in a leadership or management role within the Health and Social Care sector, who meet additional regulatory requirements which apply to some work settings.

It is suitable for learners who:

  • are looking to demonstrate the competencies set out in the qualification as part of their work role, and who meet any work setting minimum age regulations

  • have completed an appropriate Level 4 Leadership and Management qualification, who have the opportunity to put theory into practice, and meet any additional regulatory requirements

What will the qualification cover?

The content for Level 5 Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care: Practice qualification is in the process of being finalised. The following themes are likely to be included:

  • professional practice
  • leadership and management
  • person centred practice
  • effective team performance
  • quality of provision
  • safeguarding of individuals
  • health and safety

There will be a number of optional units for learners to choose from, covering a number of different work contexts.

Qualification structure and assessment

The final structure will be confirmed shortly.

This qualification will be externally assessed using a business project, portfolio and professional discussion.

What could the qualification lead to?

We are working with key stakeholders and higher education institutions to explore progression routes and professional training to provide further study opportunities for learners.

Successful completion of this qualification will enable learners to apply for registration with Social Care Wales as a registered manager, providing that they also meet any other additional registration requirements.

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0844 543 0033 (option 3)

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