Leadership for Health & Social Care and Children & Young People’s Services Level 5 Diploma City & Guilds (Flexible Learning) Print this page

Dates: Flexible
Days: Flexible
Sessions: 12
Centre: -
Course Code: E10002B01HE
Fees: Standard - £2,882.00
Concessionary - £45.00

Course Information

What are the overall aims of the course?

This is the qualification required for managers of adult residential and domiciliary services or children's homes.
The Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services can also help you work in roles such as:

• Adult nurse
• Care home manager
• Care worker
• Children's nurse
• Health promotion / education specialist
• Health service manager
• Learning disability nurse
• Mental health nurse
• Residential warden
• Social worker
• Supervisor / team leader
• Volunteer manager
• Youth and community worker.

What will I learn on the course?

• the assessment of individual needs
• planning and review of care programmes
• procurement and tendering
• risk management
• effective governance
• domiciliary care management

Are there any entry requirements?

You must be 19+ and have Health & Social Care Level 3 Diploma

Do I need to attend a course approval interview/assessment before I can join this course?


If my course requires a Course Approval interview/assessment, what do I do?

As this course leads to a qualification, you will be required to attend a course approval interview. This is to ensure the course is suitable for you. You may also be asked to complete a test/tests.

To be considered for a place on this course, you will need to make an application by clicking on ‘Apply’. If you do not already have an account with Sutton College, you will need to create one before you can make an application.

When you click on ‘Apply’ for this course, you will be asked for some further information. You will then be emailed a link which will enable you to book a Course Approval date and time.

How will I be taught?

Non-classroom based (including work-based learning)
Flexible Learning
Extending Learning through VERA (Virtual Education Resources & Activities)

How will my progress be checked?

Practical tests
Portfolio of work
Tutor observation

Does the course have any features I should be aware of?

This course is a ‘Flexible Learning’ course, which means you will not be attending College at set times. Your tutor will agree with you times when you will be required to attend classes and/or tutorials.

What do I need to bring with me to tutorials

Ringbinder folder, paper, pens

How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?

Additional Learning Support (ALS) may be made available for learners who, at the time of assessment and/or enrolment, declare a difficulty or disability that may affect their learning. Our service can support learners in English, maths, who are dyslexic, deaf or hearing impaired or who have evidence of other medical issues impacting on learning. Learners can also find information about financial and child care support from the Customer Enquiry Centre.

All learners are entitled to use our iClick - Computer & Digital Learning Centre. For more information please see www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/iclick or contact iclick@suttoncollege.ac.uk

You will be issued with a Sutton College e-mail address, which will give you access to Sutton College’s Virtual Learning Environment, called VERA.

There is free guest Wi-Fi available in the College

Can I receive advice and guidance about further education opportunities and careers?

Yes. To find out more about what may be available to you please contact our Advice Team. See www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/advice-centre

What can I do after the course has finished?

See www.suttoncollege.ac.uk for further range of courses

What should I do if I have any questions?

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