What you'll learn

The Leadership for Health and Social Care Level 5 qualification will guide and assess the development of your knowledge, understanding and skills in leadership and management practice within health and social care services. You will cover a range of topics, including:

  • the assessment of individual needs
  • the planning and review of care programmes
  • procurement and tendering
  • risk management
  • effective governance
  • domiciliary care management

This qualification is available as an Apprenticeship or via an Advanced Learner Loan.

Ideal if

This level will suit you if you are responsible for running a facility that provides services for vulnerable. You might be a manager or deputy manager who has not yet achieved a recognised vocational qualification at this level.

This qualification is available as an Apprenticeship or via an Advanced Learner Loan.

What to expect

To achieve this qualification you will need to be work in a relevant job role, you will be holistically assessed across all the qualification. Your assessor will observe and ask questions as you perform tasks, and look at a portfolio of work that you’ve built as formal evidence of learning. Then your assessor will confirm you’ve got the skills to meet the requirements and do the job well.

What next?

To be a manager of adult residential and domiciliary services or children’s homes you need to have this qualification. The Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services can also help you work in roles such as:

  • Care home manager
  • Health service manager
  • Health promotion
  • Adult nurse
  • Learning disability nurse
  • Mental health nurse
  • Social worker
  • Supervisor / team leader


Full Course Cost = £2882.00

Fully Funded = £0.00 (for eligible students)

Reduced Fees / Co-Funded = Not applicable to this course

Advanced Learner Loans available!

This qualification can be completed via an Apprenticeship


12 Months