Level 5 Management for Health and Social Care Qualifications

ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

By completing this qualification, learners will gain skills that enable them to work alongside other health and social care professionals to achieve organisational objectives.

The ATHE level 5 Extended Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care is a 120 credit qualification on the Qualifications and Credit Framework making it the equivalent size and level of the second year of a degree.

You can download the Level 5 Health and Social Care Management Information Sheet here.

Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Facilitating Change in Health and Social Care 5 15 60
Managing Communication 5 15 60
People Management 5 15 60
Research Project 5 20 80
Optional
Leading Practice in Health and Social Care 5 15 60
Working with Multi-Disciplinary Teams 5 15 60
Management of Safeguarding for Health and Social Care 5 10 40
Corporate Social Responsibility 4 15 60
Resource Management 4 15 60
Management of Activity Provision 4 15 60
Finance For Managers 4 15 60
Planning a New Business Venture 4 15 60
Managing Stakeholder Engagement 6 10 40
Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity 6 10 40
Managing Finance in the Public Sector 6 10 40
Manage Sustainability in an Organisation 5 15 60
Managing Quality in Health and Social Care 5 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
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Learners who complete this qualification can progress to a variety of Bachelor’s Degree Top-Up Programmes at a university. For more information, please visit our progression routes page.

ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care

Change is part of the nature of the health and social care sector, managers must be prepared to facilitate and often instigate change where necessary. This qualification is designed for managers entering a more senior position and being exposed to new types of information and decisions.

Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Facilitating Change in Health and Social Care 5 15 60
Managing Communication 5 15 60
People Management 5 15 60
Optional
Leading Practice in Health and Social Care 5 15 60
Working with Multi-Disciplinary Teams 5 15 60
Management of Safeguarding for Health and Social Care 5 10 40
Corporate Social Responsibility 4 15 60
Resource Management 4 15 60
Management of Activity Provision 4 15 60
Finance For Managers 4 15 60
Planning a New Business Venture 4 15 60
Managing Stakeholder Engagement 6 10 40
Leading Organisational Equality and Diversity 6 10 40
Managing Finance in the Public Sector 6 10 40
Manage Sustainability in an Organisation 5 15 60
Managing Quality in Health and Social Care 5 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

ATHE Level 5 Certificate in Management for Health and Social Care

This qualification is 30 credits and has the core unit of 'Facilitating Change in Health and Social Care' which looks into change management, recent changes and how change can be successfully implemented.

Please see the additional two optional units below of which one can be chosen.

Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Facilitating Change in Health and Social Care 5 15 60
Optional
Managing Communication 5 15 60
People Management 5 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".