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Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care (Adult Management) (Northern Ireland) ( Level 5 Diploma)

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Course Overview

The OCN NI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care (Adult Management) (Northern Ireland) is a new and innovative qualification that aims to provide learners currently working in a management or leadership role within health and social care with leadership and management training. It will provide a wide range of options to enhance their leadership and management skills and knowledge within the health and social care sector. The Level 5 Diploma explores the theories of leadership, addressing key policies, procedures and regulatory frameworks within the industry and how these are applied within the work setting. Learners will study a range of mandatory and optional units to tailor the qualification to suit their needs.This qualification is a mandated Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) course and is compulsory for all managers and deputy managers within the sector. The course teaching and learning is supported by one-to-one peripatetic assessment of 25 hours over the qualification for each student. This is to meet qualification competency requirements. This is a 90 credit qualification.
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: OCN NI Level 5 Diploma Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care (Adult Management) (Northern Ireland) Ref D047
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Mon: 9:30AM-1:30PM)
    Full £596.00
    Concession £596.00
    Examination £144.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Concerns and Complaints
  • Appraise Staff Performance
  • Lead and Manage a Team
  • Understand Professional Leadership and Management
  • Assess the Individual
  • Manage Effective Communication Systems and Processes
  • Promote Professional Development
  • Champion Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Person-Centred Practice
  • Lead, Manage and Implement Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices
  • Work in Partnership
  • Develop Professional Supervision Practice
  • Manage Health and Social Care Services to Ensure Positive Outcomes for Individuals
  • Manage Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement
  • Safeguarding and Protection
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Learners must be at least 18 years of age and currently employed in a management or leadership role within adult health and social care. Learners must be able to evidence competencies within their own work environment and job role.Learners will be required to demonstrate sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to successfully complete the qualification. All applicants must attend an a pre-enrolment screening interview.Access NI check required

What's Next?

Further Study

This course focusses on the development of knowledge and skills for leadership and management and to enhance performance in this role.

Additional Information



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