Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for Residential Childcare

Course Level: Level 5

Delivery: Apprenticeship & Learner Loan

Study mode: Full Time

Timescale: 20 Months

Course overview:

This apprenticeship is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours of professionals working in residential childcare. The qualification is suitable for managers/ deputy managers of residential childcare settings.

Throughout the apprenticeship you will be supported to develop the following specialist skills & knowledge as part of your on programme delivery in the workplace with one of our specialist tutors.

Mandatory Modules: 

  • The principles of long term care and support for children and young people.
  • The legislation, the theoretical approaches and the compliance requirements for running a residential care home for the care and support of children and young people
  • The theory and best practice in the use of restraint

Optional Modules Including:

  • Ensures each child receives care and that the continuity of care for each child is in place
  • Models the behaviour expected from staff and communicates a clear message about the responsibilities required in the care and support of children
  • Manages and monitors safe systems of physical restraint

This Qualification Is Suitable For:

  • Managers and deputy managers of residential childcare settings

Funding Options:

Funding is available for these courses through a range of government funding options including apprenticeships and learner loans.

Progression Opportunities:

On successful completion, learners may wish to continue their development with one of the following qualifications:

  • A foundation degree or degree in related discipline

How to enrol:

Call: 01782 646346