Diploma in Health & Social Care
Full time / Part time
6 months / 12 months
Non UK/Eu: £8,200
Term start date:
January / April / July / September
Completion can offer students level 7
The objective of the Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and
skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a managerial level. The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire care management skills in the Health and Social Care sector.
For entry onto the Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification, learners must possess:
Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent overseas qualification as recognised by UK NARIC
Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency
Our qualifications at RQF Level 6 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.
Personal and Professional Development (10 credits)
Managing Quality in Health and Social Care (15 credits)
Principles of Health and Social Care Management (15 credits)
Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Workplaces (15 credits)
Financial Decision Making for Healthcare Managers (15 credits)
Human Resource Management in Health and Social Care (15 credits)
Leadership and Management for Health and Social Care (15 credits)
Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (20 credits)
Assessment & verification
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified. The qualifications are criterion-referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. The judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.
Successful completion of Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant Level 7 Diplomas. The Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes.