Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care


Become a Leader in Adult Care – Join Our Apprenticeship Program!

Transform Lives: Become a Leader in Adult Care elevate your career and become a leader in this vital sector. Our comprehensive apprenticeship program equips you with the skills and knowledge to excel 


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Course Details

Skill Level

Level 5


Diploma Leadership management for Adult Care

Course Duration

18 Months

In this course, you’ll learn how to integrate statutory frameworks and standards, ensuring regulatory compliance and effective risk management. 
You’ll master change management theories and quality standards to drive continuous improvement. You’ll also discover how to foster diversity, equality, and inclusion, adhere to safeguarding legislation, and promote a whistleblowing culture. Additionally, you’ll learn to monitor health and well-being effectively, creating a resilient and thriving organisation.

Our Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship Program is perfect for individuals passionate about impacting the adult care sector. Ideal candidates include aspiring care leaders, current care workers, registered managers, deputy or assistant managers, personal assistants, and healthcare professionals aiming for leadership roles. Candidates should be compassionate, ambitious, detail-oriented, communicative, and committed to professional development. If you see yourself in these roles and are ready to lead in adult care, apply today and advance your career!


Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level before taking the end-point assessment. 


Learners To complete the “Leader in Adult Care” course, apprentices must meet several key requirements. Firstly, they must complete the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care and achieve Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths if not already attained. The program involves a combination of on-the-job training and a minimum of 20% off-the-job training to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge. Following this, apprentices undergo an End-Point Assessment. 


(EPA) which includes a 60-minute observation of leadership followed by a 30-minute question session, and a 90-minute professional discussion. 

The entire EPA must be completed within two days, scheduled within three months after the gateway requirements are satisfied..

 You will be assessed by an independent assessor from an approved End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO). 

The assessment includes a 60-minute observation of leadership followed by 30 minutes of questioning and a 90-minute professional discussion. Assessors, who have at least three years of relevant experience and appropriate qualifications, grade each method as fail, pass, or distinction.

 The final grade combines these results, with a distinction requiring excellence in the professional discussion. All assessments undergo quality assurance to ensure fairness and consistency.

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Future Prospects And Career Opportunities 

After completing your apprenticeship and achieving the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and management for Adult Care you have a variety of options for your next steps. 

– Enhanced Job Security

– Progression into Level 6 Apprenticeship 

– Opportunity to work for Concept Care Solutions

– You can achieve roles such as: Care Coordinator/Team Leader, Registered Manager, Quality Assurance Manage Manager Healthcare Consultant                                   and More!!

Funding For Advanced Learner Loan

This course is fully funded by the Advanced Learner Loan programme. Meaning it is 100% free

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