This programme is designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate. They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.
This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the following:
LMQ Foundation Diploma or Two level 3 passes (‘A’ level standard) A level 3 qualification, or above, as notified on the NQF or QCF of the United Kingdom or overseas qualifications, as judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 3 qualification in the UK (or higher).
The successful candidates have a wider opportunity to progress onto the higher-level qualifications including LMQ Level 5 Advanced National Diploma in Health and Social Care Management . As this qualification is at Level 4 (QCF/RQF), the candidates are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of the Bachelor’s degree programmes. Click here to see the progression opportunities.
|L/ANCHSCM/4001||Principles of Health and Social Care Practice||10|
|L/ANCHSCM/4002||Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace||20|
|L/ANCHSCM/4003||Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care||10|
|L/ANCHSCM/4005||Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations||20|
|L/ANCHSCM/4006||Psychology for Health and Social Care||20|
|L/ANCHSCM/4007||Developing Counselling Skills for Health and Social Care||20|
This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 12 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars.