Leadership for Health and Social Care & Children and Young Peoples Services (CACHE Diploma) Level 5

The NCFE CACHE Leadership for Health and Social Care; Children and Young Peoples Services Cache Diploma Level 5 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.

Who is the course aimed at?

The course has six pathways – three for adults and three for children and young people:

  • Management
  • Residential Services
  • Advanced Practice

This qualification has been built to meet the apprenticeship framework requirements of a 90 credit qualification and must be taken by learners who are taking their qualification as part of the Higher Level Apprenticeship in Care Leadership and Management.

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.

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 vocational qualification at this level.

The Residential Services pathway is aimed at those in similar job roles as those taking the Management pathways but the focus is on management and care in residential settings.

The Advanced Practice pathway is geared towards senior practitioners who would like to develop their career but wish to remain active practitioners in the management framework.

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).

Course Objectives/Key Benefits

The Care Leadership and Managment Higher apprenticeship is made up of three Adult Social Care Pathways Level 5 Diploma pathways:The six pathways cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Safeguarding and protecting
  • 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

What award will I achieve?

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (90 credits)

What Can I Do Next?

Learners may progress from this pathway onto Degree Level qualifications specific to their work context. A wide range of qualifications are available for use within the social care sector.

Career Opportunities

On completion learners can progress to a wide range of job roles depending on the pathway take to include :

  • Manager
  • Deputy Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Care Broker
  • Case Manager
  • Senior Support Worker
  • Day Care Manager
  • Residential Care Manager.
How will I be assessed?

Learners will be assessed through a variety of methods which may include classroom activity, set assignments and observation of competency’s in the work place.

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.

Leadership for Health and Social Care & Children and Young Peoples Services (CACHE Diploma) Level 5
LevelLevel 5
LocationColchester
Duration3 hours per week at College | This qualification can usually be completed within one year.
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Fee(s)£2,882

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