Leadership and Management for Adult Care Level 5 Diploma - City of Wolverhampton College

Leadership and Management for Adult Care Level 5 Diploma

Leadership and Management for Adult Care Level 5 Diploma

Apply Now

Study Mode: Part-time - Blended Learning Course Level:
Print Print/PDF
Leadership and Management for Adult Care Level 5 Diploma

If you work in the adult social care sector and are in a management role - or aspire to progress to becoming a manager - this qualification will give you the skills and knowledge needed for leading and managing a service. 

You will gain knowledge and understanding of managing and improving care and support for those accessing the service, supporting and developing the workforce, and driving vision for the service or organisation you work for.

*Employers can apply through the Work Force Development Fund at Skills for Care for £1,500 contribution towards the cost of the fees. For further information on this, please contact Amanda Lawton: lawtona@wolvcoll.ac.uk

To access the course you are required to have: 

  • English and maths at Level 2 (or able to demonstrate working at this level) 
  • Ideally hold a Level 3 qualification in an health and social care-related subject 

  • A supervisory/management role within adult care sector 

During the course you will gain knowledge of:

• Leadership and management

• Governance and regulatory processes 

• Quality assurance 

• Safeguarding, protection and risk 

• Communication, relationships and partnership working 

• Person-centred practice for positive outcomes 

• Professional development, supervision and performance management 

• Decision-making skills 

• Entrepreneurial skills and innovation 

• Management of specific services 

Throughout the course you will gain knowledge and understanding of: 

  • Health, safety and environmental regulations

  • Managing information and data  

  • Principles of good scientific and clinical practice  

  • Checking and testing information   

  • Supporting points with evidence   

  • Self-directed study   

  • Analysing and synthesising information/materials   

  • Critical thinking and problem solving   

  • Working collaboratively   

  • Reflecting upon learning and identifying improvements  

  • Presenting information in written and verbal formats  


Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways: 

• Interpretation of knowledge from direct observation of practice in the workplace 

• Witness evidence 

• Professional discussion 

• Reflection on own practice in real work situations 

• Written assignments  

• Portfolio of evidence 

• Scenario or case study 

• Oral questioning 

Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to being a: 

  • Manager 
  • Deputy manager 
  • Assistant manager 
  • Care broker 
  • Case manager 

The course offers a blended approach to learning with a combination of 'in college' days throughout the year, along with access to a virtual learning platform and visits to your workplace by tutors. 


Higher Education

Start Date





2 years

Course Fee


Study Mode

Part-time - Blended Learning

Case Studies


Ready To Join Us?