CMI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (QCF)

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) has been developed by Skills for Care and Development, and is the new QCF replacement for the Level 4 NVQ in Leadership and Management Care Services (LMCS4).

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) is divided into these four pathways:

 

Children and Young People’s Residential Management

Typical units:

  • Understand child and young person’s development
  • Understand partnership working
  • Develop provision for family support

Children and Young People’s Management

Typical units:

  • Working in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Recruitment and selection with health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Manage finance in health and social care or children and young people’s settings

Adults’ Residential Management

Typical units:

  • Use and develop systems to promote management
  • Support individuals to access housing and accommodation services
  • Lead active support

Adults’ Management

Typical units:

  • Promote professional development
  • Lead person centred practice
  • Understand how to manage a team

 

Assessment

Assessment is normally via practical work-based assignments provided by your Approved Centre.  This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

 

Progression opportunities

The qualifications provide opportunities for progression to other qualifications at the same or higher levels, which could also be work-based or more academically structured. The qualifications also support learners in meeting the requirements for work and/or employment within all areas of management and leadership at this level.

 

For more information please see the Centre Assessment Guidance or, alternatively, the Qualification Factsheet.