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Key Facts

Level:
Level 5
Subject Sector:
1.3 Health and Social Care
Credits:
90
Qualification No:
603/2681/5
GLH:
469 hours
Total qualification time:
900 hours
Price:
£143.00 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for employment

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment

  • Why choose this qualification?

    The purpose of the qualification is to confirm the competence of the learner to enable them to work as a leader in adult care and to give employers confidence that the learner has acquired the required skills to work competently in this role.

    The qualification has been designed to meet the specification for the qualification which was developed by Skills for Care, working in partnership with employers, regulators and those who use services.  The content is applicable both to Registered Managers and more widely to all those who manage adult care services.

    This qualification will require learners to demonstrate in-depth understanding and effective practice in leadership and management for adult care services, including the following areas:

    1. Leadership and management
    2. Governance and regulatory processes
    3. Communication
    4. Relationships and partnership working
    5. Person centred practice for positive outcomes
    6. Professional development, supervision and performance management
    7. Resources
    8. Safeguarding, protection and risk
    9. Manage self
    10. Decision-making
    11. Entrepreneurial skills and innovation.

    The content of this qualification links with requirements for the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Leadership and Management in Care Services. The full suite of NOS can be found at http://www.skillsforcareanddevelopment.org.uk/Careersincare/Leadership_and_Manage ment_in_Care_Services_Standards.aspx

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve a minimum of 90 Credits and meet the requirements from either Pathway 1: Manager or Pathway 2: Advanced Practitioner.

    Pathway 1: Learners must achieve 67 credits from the mandatory group, a minimum of 12 credits from Optional Group 01 and the remaining 11 Credits may be chosen from Optional Groups 01, 02, 03 or 04.

    Pathway 2: Learners must achieve 67 credits from the mandatory group, a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 7 Credits from Optional Group 01 and remaining credits Optional Groups 02, 03 or 04.

    The qualification must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care & Development assessment principles.


    Units

    Pathway 1: Manager

    Pathway 1: Learners must achieve 67 credits from the mandatory group, a minimum of 12 credits from Optional Group 01 and the remaining 11 Credits may be chosen from Optional Groups 01, 02, 03 or 04.

    Mandatory

    67 credits must be completed from this group

    Communication and Information Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/616/5566
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    Continuous Improvement in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/616/5559
    Click here to view full unit details

    Decision Making in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/616/5539
    Click here to view full unit details

    Entrepreneurial Skills in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/616/5537
    Click here to view full unit details

    Equality, diversity and inclusion in adult care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/616/5562
    Click here to view full unit details

    Governance of Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/616/5569
    Click here to view full unit details

    Health and Safety in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/616/5547
    Click here to view full unit details

    Innovation and Change in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/616/5535
    Click here to view full unit details

    Leadership and Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/616/5572
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage Self for Leadership in Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/616/5541
    Click here to view full unit details

    Managing Concerns and Complaints in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/616/5543
    Click here to view full unit details

    Outcomes based person centred practice in adult care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/616/5563
    Click here to view full unit details

    Partnership Working in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    Y/616/5565
    Click here to view full unit details

    Professional Development in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/616/5558
    Click here to view full unit details

    Regulatory Processes for Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/616/5567
    Click here to view full unit details

    Resource Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/616/5554
    Click here to view full unit details

    Risk Taking and Risk Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/616/5545
    Click here to view full unit details

    Safeguarding and Protection in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    D/616/5552
    Click here to view full unit details

    Supervision and Performance Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/616/5556
    Click here to view full unit details

    Team Leadership in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/616/5571
    Click here to view full unit details
    Optional Units: Aspects of Management

    A minimum of 2 credits must be completed from this group

    Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    Y/600/9588
    Click here to view full unit details

    Develop procedures and practice to respond to concerns and complaints

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/602/2336
    Click here to view full unit details

    Facilitate change in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    42
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    R/616/5502
    Click here to view full unit details

    Facilitate coaching and mentoring of practitioners in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    43
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/616/5490
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage an inter-professional team in a health and social care setting

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    H/616/5486
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage finance within own area of responsibility in a health and social care setting

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    31
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/616/5485
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage health and social care practice to ensure positive outcomes for individuals

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/602/2850
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage induction in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/616/5497
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage quality in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    36
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    J/616/5500
    Click here to view full unit details

    Recruitment and selection within health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    26
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/616/5493
    Click here to view full unit details

    Understand partnership working

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    7
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    T/602/3188
    Click here to view full unit details

    Understanding professional supervision practice

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    22
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/602/3185
    Click here to view full unit details
    Optional Units: Aspects of Support

    Additional optional units may be taken from this group or Optional Group O1 or Optional Group O3

    Assess the individual in a health and social care setting

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    41
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/601/5242
    Click here to view full unit details

    Assess the needs of carers and families

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/2216
    Click here to view full unit details

    Develop provision for family support

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    33
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    K/602/3074
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    Facilitate the development of effective group practice in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    42
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    F/616/5513
    Click here to view full unit details

    Implement the positive behavioural support model

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    61
    Credits:
    8
    Unit No:
    T/601/9738
    Click here to view full unit details

    Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    12
    Unit No:
    F/502/3295
    Click here to view full unit details

    Independent Mental Health Advocacy

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    J/502/3296
    Click here to view full unit details

    Lead positive behavioural support

    Level:
    Level 7
    Guided Learning Hours:
    75
    Credits:
    10
    Unit No:
    K/602/2572
    Click here to view full unit details

    Lead the management of transitions

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    29
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    F/602/2853
    Click here to view full unit details

    Providing Independent Advocacy Management

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    11
    Unit No:
    L/502/3297
    Click here to view full unit details

    Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    R/502/3298
    Click here to view full unit details

    Providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy-Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    F/502/3300
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support Individuals During the Last Days of Life

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    33
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    F/503/8685
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support Individuals at the End of Life

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    53
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    T/601/9495
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support families who have a child with a disability

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/601/5750
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support individuals to access education, training or employment

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    31
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/601/3546
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support the use of assistive technology

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    31
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/601/5250
    Click here to view full unit details

    Understand Advance Care Planning

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/503/8135
    Click here to view full unit details

    Understand How to Support Individuals During the Last Days of Life

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/503/8137
    Click here to view full unit details

    Work with families, carers and individuals during times of crisis

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    F/601/9029
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    Optional Units: Management of specific modes of service delivery

    A maximum of 7 credits may be completed from this optional group

    Lead and manage group living for adults

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    39
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    T/602/3174
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage domiciliary services

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    39
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/602/2337
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support Individuals to Access Housing and Accommodation Services

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    K/601/7906
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support the development of community partnerships

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    33
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/601/9494
    Click here to view full unit details
    Optional Units: Specialisms

    Learners may complete all additional optional units from this group or Optional Group O1 or Optional Group 04

    End of life and dementia care

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    10
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    J/616/3603
    Click here to view full unit details

    Explore models of disability

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    32
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    K/601/5251
    Click here to view full unit details

    Identify and Act Upon Immediate Risk of Danger to Substance Misusers

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/501/0585
    Click here to view full unit details

    Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability Regarding Sexuality and Sexual Health

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/601/6274
    Click here to view full unit details

    Promote access to healthcare for individuals with learning disabilities

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    44
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/601/5645
    Click here to view full unit details

    Promote awareness of sensory loss

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    19
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/601/5249
    Click here to view full unit details

    Promote good practice in the support of individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    53
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    A/601/5318
    Click here to view full unit details

    Recognise Indications of Substance Misuse and Refer Individuals to Specialists

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/601/0648
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support families who are affected by Acquired Brain Injury

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/601/5817
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support individuals to stay safe from harm or abuse

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/2202
    Click here to view full unit details

    Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    34
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    T/601/5253
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    Support individuals with sensory loss with communication

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    37
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/601/5252
    Click here to view full unit details

    Understand Physical Disability

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    22
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/601/6150
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    Understand Sensory Loss

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/601/3467
    Click here to view full unit details

    Understand the Factors Affecting Older People

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    17
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/504/2243
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    Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/601/6167
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    Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    22
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/601/3538
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    Pathway 2: Advanced Practitioner

    Pathway 2: Learners must achieve 67 credits from the mandatory group, a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 7 Credits from Optional Group 01 and remaining credits Optional Groups 02, 03 or 04.

    Mandatory

    67 credits must be completed from this group

    Communication and Information Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/616/5566
    Click here to view full unit details

    Continuous Improvement in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/616/5559
    Click here to view full unit details

    Decision Making in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    T/616/5539
    Click here to view full unit details

    Entrepreneurial Skills in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/616/5537
    Click here to view full unit details

    Equality, diversity and inclusion in adult care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    18
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/616/5562
    Click here to view full unit details

    Governance of Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    M/616/5569
    Click here to view full unit details

    Health and Safety in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    R/616/5547
    Click here to view full unit details

    Innovation and Change in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/616/5535
    Click here to view full unit details

    Leadership and Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/616/5572
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage Self for Leadership in Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/616/5541
    Click here to view full unit details

    Managing Concerns and Complaints in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/616/5543
    Click here to view full unit details

    Outcomes based person centred practice in adult care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/616/5563
    Click here to view full unit details

    Partnership Working in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    Y/616/5565
    Click here to view full unit details

    Professional Development in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/616/5558
    Click here to view full unit details

    Regulatory Processes for Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/616/5567
    Click here to view full unit details

    Resource Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    12
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    K/616/5554
    Click here to view full unit details

    Risk Taking and Risk Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/616/5545
    Click here to view full unit details

    Safeguarding and Protection in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    D/616/5552
    Click here to view full unit details

    Supervision and Performance Management in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/616/5556
    Click here to view full unit details

    Team Leadership in Adult Care

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    15
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    K/616/5571
    Click here to view full unit details
    Optional Units: Aspects of Management

    A minimum of 2 credits must be completed from this group

    Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    Y/600/9588
    Click here to view full unit details

    Develop procedures and practice to respond to concerns and complaints

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/602/2336
    Click here to view full unit details

    Facilitate change in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    42
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    R/616/5502
    Click here to view full unit details

    Facilitate coaching and mentoring of practitioners in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    43
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/616/5490
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage an inter-professional team in a health and social care setting

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    48
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    H/616/5486
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage finance within own area of responsibility in a health and social care setting

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    31
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/616/5485
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage health and social care practice to ensure positive outcomes for individuals

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/602/2850
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage induction in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/616/5497
    Click here to view full unit details

    Manage quality in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    36
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    J/616/5500
    Click here to view full unit details

    Recruitment and selection within health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    26
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/616/5493
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    Understand partnership working

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    7
    Credits:
    1
    Unit No:
    T/602/3188
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    Understanding professional supervision practice

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    22
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    H/602/3185
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    Optional Units: Aspects of Support

    Additional optional units may be taken from this group or Optional Group O1 or Optional Group O3

    Assess the individual in a health and social care setting

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    41
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/601/5242
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    Assess the needs of carers and families

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/2216
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    Develop provision for family support

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    33
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    K/602/3074
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    Facilitate the development of effective group practice in health and social care settings

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    42
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    F/616/5513
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    Implement the positive behavioural support model

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    61
    Credits:
    8
    Unit No:
    T/601/9738
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    Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    12
    Unit No:
    F/502/3295
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    Independent Mental Health Advocacy

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    J/502/3296
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    Lead positive behavioural support

    Level:
    Level 7
    Guided Learning Hours:
    75
    Credits:
    10
    Unit No:
    K/602/2572
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    Lead the management of transitions

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    29
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    F/602/2853
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    Providing Independent Advocacy Management

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    11
    Unit No:
    L/502/3297
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    Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    R/502/3298
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    Providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy-Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    F/502/3300
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    Support Individuals at the End of Life

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    53
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    T/601/9495
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    Support families who have a child with a disability

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    23
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    D/601/5750
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    Support individuals to access education, training or employment

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    31
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/601/3546
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    Support the use of assistive technology

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    31
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    H/601/5250
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    Understand Advance Care Planning

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    25
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/503/8135
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    Understand How to Support Individuals During the Last Days of Life

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/503/8137
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    Work with families, carers and individuals during times of crisis

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    F/601/9029
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    Optional Units: Management of specific modes of service delivery

    A maximum of 7 credits may be completed from this optional group

    Lead and manage group living for adults

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    39
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    T/602/3174
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    Manage domiciliary services

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    39
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    L/602/2337
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    Support Individuals to Access Housing and Accommodation Services

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    K/601/7906
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    Support the development of community partnerships

    Level:
    Level 4
    Guided Learning Hours:
    33
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/601/9494
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    Optional Units: Specialisms

    Learners may complete all additional optional units from this group or Optional Group O1 or Optional Group 04

    End of Life and Dementia Care

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    20
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    F/503/8704
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    Explore models of disability

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    32
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    K/601/5251
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    Identify and Act Upon Immediate Risk of Danger to Substance Misusers

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    D/501/0585
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    Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability Regarding Sexuality and Sexual Health

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    A/601/6274
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    Promote access to healthcare for individuals with learning disabilities

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    44
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    J/601/5645
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    Promote awareness of sensory loss

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    19
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/601/5249
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    Promote good practice in the support of individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    53
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    A/601/5318
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    Recognise Indications of Substance Misuse and Refer Individuals to Specialists

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    M/601/0648
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    Support families who are affected by Acquired Brain Injury

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/601/5817
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    Support individuals to stay safe from harm or abuse

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/504/2202
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    Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    34
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    T/601/5253
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    Support individuals with sensory loss with communication

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    37
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    M/601/5252
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    Understand Physical Disability

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    22
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/601/6150
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    Understand Sensory Loss

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    21
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    M/601/3467
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    Understand the Factors Affecting Older People

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    17
    Credits:
    2
    Unit No:
    D/504/2243
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    Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    Y/601/6167
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    Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    22
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    J/601/3538
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The purpose of the qualification is to confirm the competence of the learner to enable them to work as a leader in adult care and to give employers confidence that the learner has acquired the required skills to work competently in this role.

    Due to a major government reform of apprenticeships, the current system of ‘frameworks’ is being replaced by ‘standards’. The standards are two-page documents listing the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for the apprentice to be competent in their role.
    These have to be assessed throughout and the result graded at the end of the apprenticeship by somebody independent. An apprenticeship programme must run for a minimum of 12 months and 20% of their training must be delivered off the job (within paid working time). This qualification can be delivered as part of the Leader in Adult Care standard but may be delivered as a standalone qualification outside an apprenticeship.

    The qualification has been designed to meet the specification for the qualification which was developed by Skills for Care, working in partnership with employers, regulators and those who use services. The content is applicable both to Registered Managers and more widely to all those who manage adult care services.

    This qualification will require learners to demonstrate in-depth understanding and effective practice in leadership and management for adult care services, including the following areas:

    1. Leadership and management
    2. Governance and regulatory processes
    3. Communication
    4. Relationships and partnership working
    5. Person centred practice for positive outcomes
    6. Professional development, supervision and performance management
    7. Resources
    8. Safeguarding, protection and risk
    9. Manage self
    10. Decision-making
    11. Entrepreneurial skills and innovation.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    The learner will complete a significant number of mandatory units which cover the standards for the apprenticeship at Level 5. Optional units can be selected tor reflect the learner's job role with different pathways for a Manager and an Advanced Practitioner to focus on the optional groups which support that specific job role.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    The qualification is based on the new trailblazers standards which have been approved as containing the relevant skills, knowledge and understanding required to be employed as a manager within adult care.


    Which job roles does this qualification support?

    The content links with requirements for the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Leadership and Management in Care Services.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry conditions for this qualification and the relevant apprenticeship standard. However, individuals about to undertake this qualification must work in job roles which are appropriate for the qualification and which will allow them to gather the evidence necessary for achievement of the learning outcomes. Learners must undertake the Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result. The Care Certificate, which builds on the previous Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards, is a requirement for this standard. For those staff who have completed the CIS prior to the launch of the Care Certificate, it is the employer’s responsibility to judge where the gaps are for staff to meet the additional standards in the Care Certificate. Learners must have Level 2 Maths and English prior to commencing the qualification.

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