NVQ DIPLOMA IN LEADERSHIP OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE - LEVEL 4
This diploma was replaced by the QCF Level 5 in April 2011.
NVQ Diploma in Leadership of Care Services.
The NVQ Level 4 is the equivalent of a Higher National Diploma (HND), and is designed for those, such as deputy managers and assistant managers, whose role makes them responsible for a facility which provides service to adults. The programme fulfils regulatory requirements and give delegates the opportunity to gain both managerial and care knowledge in order to meet their responsibilities when providing assistance to staff with the assessment and attention to an individual’s needs.
Please note we do not supply NVQ Level 4 (QCF Level 4) to those working in children and young persons settings.
Outline of Programme
To complete this qualification, delegates must achieve a minimum total of 90 credits; this must include at least 30 mandatory unit credits, and a minimum of 16 optional unit credits.
The optional knowledge and competence units must be chosen in accordance with the work function and setting of the delegate. This will enable them to tailor the course to their own specific career development needs. Please feel free to request an information pack on the optional pathways available, or call a consultant now.
How does assessment take place?
Delegates will be assessed through the observation of their work-based performance, building a portfolio of evidence and demonstrating their ability to work at the acquired level. An assessor will be on hand to help delegates to prepare their portfolio for assessment, with contact via email and telephone for assistance and support throughout the qualification.
What are the entry requirements?
This qualification is available to those aged 19+, with no entry barriers of previous academic attainment or learning. However, it is required that delegates are employed within a role relevant to the occupational standards for Health and Social Care in order to complete the qualification.
How long will it take?
The course is completely flexible and we encourage students to learn at their own pace. The awarding body do stipulate that the course is completed within 36 months, but most students will successful finish the programme in around 9!
How would I progress further?
Those in possession of this qualification will have the ability to progress on to the Registered Managers Award or work within a managerial role of residential and domiciliary services.