NCFE CACHE LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT FOR ADULT CARE
Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care
CACHE NCFE Program
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage practice and lead others in adult care services.
It covers a wide range of topics including:
• leadership and management
• governance and regulatory processes
• quality assurance
• safeguarding, protection and risk
• communication, relationships and partnership working
• person-centred practice for positive outcomes
• professional development, supervision and performance management
• decision-making skills
• entrepreneurial skills and innovation
• the management of specific services.
Developed with and supported by Skills for Care, this qualification has been designed to meet the requirements for the new Apprenticeship Standard for Leader in Adult Care.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is most suitable for those working in a managerial role in adult care settings who are looking to progress their career. It is also appropriate for managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at Level 5.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
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.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners will need to be at least 19 years of age. It is also recommended that they hold a Level 3 qualification or above in a related area.
it is funded via the advanced learner
What related qualifications can you progress to?
Learners can progress to a degree in a related discipline.
WHAT JOB COULD THIS QUALIFICATION LEAD TO?
On completion, learners can progress to a wide range of job roles. The following list is not all-inclusive, but gives an idea of the opportunities available in adult care settings:
• Deputy Manager
• Assistant Manager
• Care Broker
• Case Manager.
Advanced Learner Loan
If you are aged 19 or above, you may qualify for an Advanced Learning Loan to help pay for your course fees. Most learners aged 19 and over, studying at Level 3 or Level 4, will qualify for these loans from the UK government. It’s easy to apply, your household income isn’t taken into account and there’s no credit check. You won’t have to pay anything back until your income is over £25,000 a year!
HOW IS THE COURSE TAUGHT?
- Online lessons taught by a teacher face to face in a class with other learners every week.
- Learners will be appointed a tutor for 1 on 1 support
- Use of Online Portfolio
- Practical Workshops Apply