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Leadership for Health & Social Care and Children & Young People's Services Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma

  • L5

  • To book

    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

This qualification aims to guide and assess the development of knowledge, understanding and skills in management and advanced practice within health & social care and children & young people’s services. This qualification confirms competence in these areas and serves as the required qualifications for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector in England.

Entry requirements

You need to be in a team management position with high levels of responsibility for the organisation and running of the care environment.

Course content

You will study a range of units including:

  • Use and develop systems that promote communication
  • Promote professional development
  • Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings

There are further mandatory units specific to the pathway and then optional units to complete to make a total of 90 credits.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through observation, reflective practice, professional discussion, witness testimonies and a research project.

Further study and career options

You could progress on to higher level employment within the sector or undertake degree courses in your specialist area.

Course Information & How to Apply

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email

LengthStart DateDay(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
Up to 12 months Flexible Various Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Work-based Learning W362


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If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

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At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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