Level 4 Management for Health and Social Care Qualifications

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care is a 120 credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the 1st year of a Bachelor’s degree. It provides learners with the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and understanding across a range of essential management subjects with a focus on the healthcare context.

You can download the Level 4 Health and Social Care Management Information Sheet here.

Who this qualification is for?
This qualification is designed for learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to take a Bachelor’s degree course in an area of management within the healthcare sector.

What does the qualification progress to?
Learners who complete this qualification can progress to the ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care which provides entry to the third year of a variety of Bachelor’s Degrees at a higher education institution. For more information, please visit our progression routes page.

This qualification is eligible for Advanced Learner Loans through the Education and Skills Funding Agency in the 2017-2018 session. Please see the Advanced learner loans qualifications catalogue 2017-2018 for more details.

What does this qualification cover?
Learners will take 3 mandatory units totalling 45 credits and a further 5 to 9 optional units to make a total of 120 credits. Please click below to view the units within this qualification.

Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Health and Social Care in Context 4 15 60
Communication Skills for Health and Social Care Management 4 15 60
People in Organisations 4 15 60
Optional
Corporate Social Responsibility 4 15 60
Resource Management 4 15 60
Management of Activity Provision 4 15 60
Administrative Services 4 15 60
Planning a Work Based Team Project 4 15 60
Safeguarding Children and Young People 4 5 20
Finance For Managers 4 15 60
Safeguarding Adults 4 5 20
Manage Sustainability in an Organisation 5 15 60
Working with Multi-disciplinary Teams 5 15 60
Planning a New Business Venture 4 15 60
Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services 4 15 60
Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace 4 15 60
Employability Skills 5 15 60
Personal and Professional Development 5 15 60
Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care 5 15 60
Study Skills 4 10 24
Management of Health and Social Care Provision 4 15 60
Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care 4 10 40
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ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

This qualification is 60 credits and can be completed in as small a time as 4 to 6 months.

There are three mandatory units which are the same as in the extended diploma, so learners can earn this qualification while working towards a larger qualification.

Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Health and Social Care in Context 4 15 60
Communication Skills for Health and Social Care Management 4 15 60
People in Organisations 4 15 60
Optional
Corporate Social Responsibility 4 15 60
Resource Management 4 15 60
Management of Activity Provision 4 15 60
Administrative Services 4 15 60
Planning a Work Based Team Project 4 15 60
Safeguarding Children and Young People 4 5 20
Finance For Managers 4 15 60
Safeguarding Adults 4 5 20
Manage Sustainability in an Organisation 5 15 60
Working with Multi-disciplinary Teams 5 15 60
Planning a New Business Venture 4 15 60
Empowering Users of Health and Social Care Services 4 15 60
Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace 4 15 60
Employability Skills 5 15 60
Personal and Professional Development 5 15 60
Contemporary Issues in Health and Social Care 5 15 60
Study Skills 4 10 24
Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care 4 10 40

 ATHE Level 4 Certificate in Management for Health and Social Care

ATHE Level 4 Certificate in Management for Health and Social Care

The core unit of this qualification, 'Health and Social Care in Context' outlines the key frameworks and external influences that affect organisations operating in the Health and Social Care sector.

Learners can then choose one further optional unit as described below.

Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Health and Social Care in Context 4 15 60
Optional
Communication Skills for Health and Social Care Management 4 15 60
People in Organisations 4 15 60

Difference between Diploma, Certificate and Award...

All qualifications on the RQF have an assigned credit value which reflects the size of the qualification. Qualifications that are 12 credits or less are called, "Awards," those that are 13 to 36 credits are "Certificates" and any qualification that is 37 credits or more is called a "Diploma".