The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for Adult Care has replaced the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services. This diploma is based on the Health and Social Care National Occupational Standards (NOS) and the Skills for Care Management Induction Standards (MIS).
The aim of the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care is to guide and assess learners on their knowledge and skills relating to leadership and management within adult care. Learners undertaking this qualification will be working in a managerial role in a variety of adult care settings.
As learners engage with the units of this qualification, they will learn more about how to develop leadership and management skills. As a leader in adult care, the learner will become a key role model for others, inspiring staff and raising aspirations. Learners will be able to respond to drivers in adult care through strong leadership, values base, innovation, and business insight.
Learners will be assessed internally using a range of standards, such as coursework, portfolio of evidence, practical demonstration/assignments.