This qualification is designed to develop a critical understanding of generic management skills for those planning to or working in the Health and Social care sector. This qualification delivers the skills and knowledge that meet the needs of managers on a domestic and international platform.
This is a stand-alone qualification but there are entry requirements.
Candidates who have passed any LMQ Level 5 Health and Social Care Diploma are eligible to take this qualification. Other applicants must have obtained one of the following:
A UK Degree or Overseas equivalent.
BTEC HND in Health and Social Care management or related Studies.
Other level 5 qualifications from another internationally recognised awarding body or approved Overseas Institutes of Higher Education
This qualification is equivalent to the following:
Framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Graduate Diplomas, Graduate Certificates
Regulated Qualifications Framework for England and Northern Ireland
- Technical/Vocational Qualifications Level 6
Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales
- Vocational Qualifications, Professional Certificates in Education, Apprenticeships
National Framework of Qualifications for Ireland
- Higher Diplomas
Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
- Bachelor’s/Ordinary Degrees, Technical Apprenticeships, PDA, SVQ, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificates, Award
The successful candidates have wider opportunity to progress onto the higher-level qualifications including LMQ Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in health and Social Care Management or the they can progress into Masters degree in their relevant field. Click here to see the progression opportunities.
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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.