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Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Social Care (Level 4 Diploma)

Care & Health

Course Overview

This course is aimed at practitioners who are presently employed as supervisors, team leaders or managers/deputy managers within health and social care residential settings. 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. The candidate will study: • Communication • Equality • Safeguarding • Health and Safety • Partnership Working • Leading and Managing a Team • Governance of Group Living. 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 is supported by one to one peripatetic assessment of 34 hours over the course of the qualification for each student.
  • Start Date
    11 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    17 Weeks
  • 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 4 Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Social Care Ref D050
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 11/09/2024
    (Wed:9:30AM-1:30PM) (S)
    Full £500.00
    Concession £500.00
    Examination £118.00

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Partnership Working in Health and Social Care
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Personal Development in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Person-Centred Assessment to Support the Well-being of Individuals
  • Facilitating Support Planning for Individuals
  • Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Safeguarding and Protection in the Adult Social Care Sector
  • Developing, Maintaining and Using Records and Reports Within Health and Social Care
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Candidates must be in a paid supervisory or management role within a health and/or social care residential setting

ROI Requirements

Learners must be at least 18 years of age and currently employed in a Team Lead, Supervisory or Management/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 a pre-enrolment screening interview and a pre-entry sample task will be required

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Interview Required

Additional Information



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