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Pearson Edexcel Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults' Management) Wales and Northern Ireland (QCF)

This programme incorporates managing a service, teams, individuals and resources. You will cover: motivation, communication, setting up management information systems, making sure that care homes and day care centres are safe environments to live and work in.

Available Sessions

We have 3 sessions available for this course running in Lisburn, Newtownards, Downpatrick

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Pearson Edexcel Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults' Management) Wales and Northern Ireland
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Downpatrick
Part-Time 17/09/2018
Day: Thursday/Saturday
Time: 15:00-21:00
20+ £1060.00 Apply Now
Pearson Edexcel Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults' Management) Wales and Northern Ireland
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Lisburn
Part-Time 17/09/2018
Day: Wednesday/Saturday
Time: 15:00-21:00
15 £1060.00 Apply Now
Pearson Edexcel Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults' Management) Wales and Northern Ireland
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Newtownards
Part-Time 17/09/2018
Day: Tuesday/Saturday
Time: 15:00-21:00
20+ £1060.00 Apply Now

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Course Structure

This professional qualification is designed to build advanced knowledge and skills required by Managers or Deputy Managers who work in the Residential / Nursing Care sector. It is the accepted qualification for registration and regulation in accordance with RQIA guidance needed. This qualification will also be appropriate for Managers who wish to gain a recognised leadership qualification.

To achieve this qualification candidate’s need to complete mandatory (M) and optional (O) modules to a credit value of 90 and be competent in practical assessments ie complete 18 units of which 12 are mandatory (M)

Year 1

  • Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication (M)
  • Promote Professional Development (M)
  • Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (M)
  • Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings (M)
  • Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings (M)
  • Manage Health and Social Care Practice to Ensure Positive Outcomes for Individuals (M)
  • Safeguarding and Protection of Vulnerable Adults (M)
  • Understand Safeguarding of Children and Young People (for Those Working in the Adult Sector (M)
  • Lead Person-Centred Practice (M)
  • Lead and Manage a Team within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting (M)
  • Assess the Individual in a Health and Social Care Setting (M)

Year 2

  • Develop Procedures and Practice to Respond to Concerns and Complaints. (O)
  • Recruitment and Selection within Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting. (O)
  • Manage an Inter-Professional Team in a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s setting. (O)
  • Manage Quality in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings. (0)
  • Undertake a Research Project within Services for Health and Social Care or Children and Young People. (O)
  • Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People. (O)

Contact Hours

Directed Study

6 hours per week to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials.

Personal Study

A further 8 hours per week, on average, studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.

Entry Requirements

General Entry Requirements:

  • Level 3 Diploma in health and Care or equivalent, or above
  • Working at a Deputy or Managerial level in a Regulated Adult Health and Social care setting or have access to managerial duties at least 1 day per week in the above setting
  • APEL as below
  • Must be 19 years of age and over

    English Language Requirements for International students:

    • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
    • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)
    • PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

    Equivalent qualifications include:

    • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
    • Successfully completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language
    • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
    • ESOL Level 2 

    Tier 4 Students:

    • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

    Admissions

    • Successful completion of the admissions process

    APEL

    • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section

     

    How will I be assessed and given feedback?
    Candidates are assessed using a range of different methods primarily this will be assessment of occupational competence in the workplace through observations and candidates will submit a portfolio of evidence. Assessment will also include coursework, Project Based Learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

     

    Where will it take me?

    Candidates who successfully complete the programme will have a Managerial qualification for the regulated Health and Care setting as recognised by the Sector skills Council and the RQIA.

    Learners who achieve the level 5 could apply to a Foundation Degree / Degree in a related discipline.

      How will it make me more employable?
      Candidates who successfully complete the programme will have a Managerial qualification for the regulated Care setting and recognised by the Sector skills Council/ RQIA.
      Additional Costs

      Access NI clearance will need to be processed for each student at a cost of £33

      Candidates wishing to follow the residential pathway must complete an additional two units on top of the mandatory and optional units. These are ‘Assess individual in Health and Social Care setting’ and ‘Lead and manage group living for adults’. This is at an extra £200 on top of the fees. This will lead to the double award. Candidates must be in a team leader position or manager.

      Accreditation
      Pearson Edexcel
      Terms & Conditions

      Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

      While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

      In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

      Please apply your interest online via the SERC website.  You will then be invited in for interview to see if you are eligible for this course. 

      Any further queries please email Michelle Fee, Deputy Head of School at mfee@serc.ac.uk or Lisa Lennon, School Support Officer at llennon@serc.ac.uk.

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