Entry Requirements: A minimum Diploma or Level 4 qualification OR A levels plus at least 3 years relevant work experience. Evidence of English Language capability at a level equivalent to IELTS 5.0 Other qualifications may be considered on a case by case basis.
Minimum Age: 18 yrs
Duration: 6-12 months
Intake Dates: January, April, July, October
Fees: Please see fees page www.scbm.org.uk/fees/
External Exam Fees: Included

Advanced Diploma (Level 5) in Health and Social Care Management

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a managerial level. The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work or training activities. Learners will acquire care management skills in the Health and Social Care sector.

Equivalences

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Partnership Working in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Vulnerable Individuals (20 credits)
  • Health Improvement and Promotion of Well-being (20 credits)
  • Leading Teams in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • Providing Professional Supervision for Staff (20 credits)
  • Research in Health and Social Care (20 credits)

Progression

Successful completion of Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 6 Diplomas. The Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Final year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree. For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.

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