The Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management offered by OTHM aspires to provide learners the perfect blend of topics to prepare them for any placements in the sector of health and social care. The objective is to offer learners a coursework that builds a strong understanding of policies and theory of management in healthcare setups. Students are taught in depth about subjects like health and safety of people, supervision and management of teams, research and ideas for improvement and progress etc. This relevant information helps learners intake the right knowledge they need to succeed in this field.
- The Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is offered to learners from the age of 18 and onwards.
- Mature learners over the age of 21 must have some management experience.
- Applicants must also possess relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 diploma or equivalent recognized qualification.
- If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency.
The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management consists of 6 mandatory units of 20 credits each. This adds up to a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours of Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH).
- Partnership Working in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
- Safeguarding and Protecting Vulnerable Individuals (20 credits)
- Health Improvement and Promotion of Well-being (20 credits)
- Leading Teams in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
- Providing Professional Supervision for Staff (20 credits)
- Research in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
All units completed by the student are evaluated internally by the center as well as externally by OTHM. Learners are granted a “Pass” if their performance is agreed to have met the learning outcomes and standards expected by the assessment criteria. This decision is taken by the concerned assessor.