HND in Social Care Leadership and Management Level 5
Meet the demands of employers in the social and community work sector and adapt to a constantly changing world on this vocational Level 5 course.
Purpose: Higher Education
Guided Learning Hours: 480
Duration: 1 year full-time (includes work placement)
Next course: Contact us to find out
What are the qualifications about?
You will benefit from a specialist vocational programme of study in social care leadership and management and develop the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin managerial, supervisory and coordinator work roles in the social care sector.
Who are they for?
This Level 5 nationally recognised qualification is ideal if you wish to pursue or advance your career in social and community work or related fields. The course will also give students experience of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.
What do I need?
You should have a Level 4 qualification in health and social care or a related area and some previous, relevant experience of social care work.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is a friendly and inclusive college, with an ethos that puts you very much at the centre of the learning experience. It is the ideal environment to work towards your rewarding career in health and social care.
What sorts of things do they cover?
Topics (some optional) will include:
- Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice
- Investigating Innovative Approaches to Practice in Social and Community Work
- Managing Quality in Care Environments
- Supervising and Managing Others in Social and Community Care
- Strength-based Approaches to Working with Vulnerable Adults
- Mental Health: Distress and Disorder
- Team and Individual Leadership: Mentoring and Coaching Others
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will be assessed as follows:
50% – Practical Learning and Assessment Development Portfolio
20% – Essays/Reports
20% – Case studies, professional discussion, observation
10% – Presentations
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 5: 480 hours
Usual course length
Completing the HND in Social Care Leadership and Management Level 5 usually takes:
- 1 year full-time
What jobs could they lead to?
This qualification is designed to lead you into managerial, supervisory and coordinator roles in social and community care organisations or further study at Levels 6.
What would it cost me?
For more information visit our University Programmes Fees and Funding page.