Level 5 Diploma in Health & Social Care

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The Diploma in Health and Social Care – Level 5, a prestigious qualification accredited by Qualifi, UK, is meticulously designed to nurture and acknowledge healthcare and social care professionals of today and tomorrow. This programme is meticulously designed for those aspiring to elevate their careers within the vibrant sectors of healthcare and social care, offering a gateway to a myriad of professional opportunities.

This in-depth programme aims to furnish you with essential knowledge and skills pivotal for thriving in the fast-paced healthcare and social care industries. Catering to both experienced professionals seeking further career progression and newcomers desiring to make a significant impact in the lives of others, this diploma provides a comprehensive curriculum crafted to meet diverse needs.

Program Overview

Key Highlights of the Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification are:

Duration: 9 Months (Can be completed within 6 months)

  • Credits: 120
  • Designed for working Professionals
  • Format: Online
  • No Written Exam. The Assessment is conducted via Submission of Assignments
  • Tutor Assistance available
  • Dedicated Student Success Manager
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • Regular Networking Events with Industry Professionals
  • Direct entry into the Second Year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree
  • Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • Fast Track mode available

Aims of this Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care

  • Advanced Excellence: Cultivate advanced self-reflective, analytical, evaluative, and intellectual capabilities, alongside transferable skills in both the private and public sectors, aiming for excellence in practice.
  • Practice-led, Knowledge-deepened:** Empower learners to enhance their critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, essential for a dynamic and innovative practitioner in the health and social care sector.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach:** Foster a responsive attitude in learners towards the evolving interdisciplinary nature of health and social care, equipping them with the adaptability required for changing needs, roles, and inter-professional collaboration.
  • Employability Focus:** Equip individuals with advanced knowledge, skills, and behaviours essential for career development in the health and social care sector, through comprehensive learning and practical application.
  • Global Perspective:** Deepen understanding of global, cultural, and diverse issues impacting health and social care, preparing learners for international challenges and opportunities in the field.

The Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care, awarded by Qualifi, UK, is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in the health and social care sector. This qualification aims to broaden learners’ understanding of the industry and support their progression into senior roles, preparing them to become the future professionals, managers, and leaders within the health and social care environment. The course focuses on developing industry-appropriate skills through the creation and delivery of relevant learning content.

The programme comprises five mandatory units, totaling 120 credits, structured to comprehensively cover the essential aspects of health and social care management and practice:

  • Principles Underpinning Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • The Management of Quality in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • Partnership Working in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  • Working with Service Users with Complex Needs (20 credits)
  • Research Project (40 credits)

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  • Undergraduate Level Programme: This course is the springboard to a three-year undergraduate university degree, serving as the step towards academic and professional excellence. Upon completion, you have the pathway to:
    • Progress to the final year of an esteemed UK university’s three-year honours degree programme.
    • Advance to Level 6 diploma courses
    • Direct entry into a career within a related profession.
  • Certification Accreditation: Our programme awarded by Qualifi, holds accreditation from OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), a distinguished UK Government authority.
  • Qualification Identification:** Qualification Number: 601/5442/1


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    Entry Requirements
    • An undergraduate/bachelor’s degree in a related field or a UK level 6 diploma or equivalent international qualification.
    • Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the start of the programme.
    • Mature learners (over 21 years) without formal qualifications may apply, provided they have 5 years of relevant management experience.
    Career Progression

    Learners completing the Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care can progress to:

    • Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care, or
    • The Final year of undergraduate study in health and social care, or
    • Direct employment in an associated profession.
    Key Benefits
    • Elevate Your Earnings: Unlock the potential for a significant salary uplift.
    • Enhance Your Professional Image: Gain recognition and respect in the professional community.
    • Broaden Your Network: Access unparalleled networking opportunities with peers and industry leaders.
    • Further Academic Pursuits: Provides a pathway to MPhil/ PhD courses.


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