Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Course Code: L5-DHSCM-OTHMCourse level: Undergraduate/ Health and Social Care Award: Diploma



Course Description

The objective of the 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.

If you work in one of the following job roles this qualification would be suitable for you :-
● Registered Manager
● Care Manager/Social Worker
● Manager
● Assistant or Deputy Manager
● Senior Care worker or supervisor
● Nursing staff
● Support worker or supervisor
● Team Leader
● Co-ordinator

This qualifications is approved and regulated by government regulated body Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) to ensure consistent course quality.
OfQual Qualification Number: 603/3685/7
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Care Quality Commission (CQC)
The Level 5 Diploma is a Care Quality Commission (CQC) requirement for anyone looking to undertake a Registered Manager position.

This qualification 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 Bachelors degree.

Upon successful completion of Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification learners will be eligible to gain entry into Year 3 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree or pursue Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management.

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.

Average Salary Checker
The Average Health And Social Care salary in the UK is approximately £32,000 as per Average salary checker on Reed website (12 July 2019).

Other similar qualifications offered :
Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care (Awarded by ATHE, UK)
Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Awarded by Qualifi, UK)

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  • No IELTS/ GMAT or English test required.

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