The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for the Children and Young People’s Workforce develops managers and deputies currently on level 3/4 and provides a foundation for progression into degree level studies. Learners will benefit from its introduction to in-depth research, assignment and report writing.
Learners will develop their practice in areas such as; Health & Safety, Safeguarding and Equality & Inclusion. They will also study methods of managing teams and thereby develop their management skills.
- Learners need to be aged 20 years or over.
- Learners must have achieved a level three qualification and normally will have at least 4 years’ experience in Childcare (2 at Senior level).
Candidates must complete a minimum of 18 units, comprising:
- all of the Mandatory units
- a minimum of 6 Optional units, of which a minimum of 4 units must come from Optional Group A
You will work at a pace that suits your needs and obligations but generally we would anticipate you completing within approximately 18-24 months.