• LevelLevel 5
  • Age group19+
  • Duration78 Weeks
  • Awarding bodyNCFE CACHE


The aim of the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care is to guide and assess the knowledge and skills relating to leadership and management within adult care.

Learners undertaking this qualification will be working in a managerial role in a variety of adult care settings.

As learners engage with the units of this qualification, they will learn more about how to develop leadership and management skills. As a leader in adult care, the learner will become an important role model for others, inspiring staff and raising aspirations. Learners will be able to respond to drivers in adult care through strong leadership, values base, innovation, and business insight.

Through studying the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care, learners will find that they are able to reflect on their own practice and implement changes that improve experiences.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Holistic delivery and assessment we have structured the mandatory units around the following eight themes:

1: Leadership and management roles and responsibilities

2: Governance and quality assurance

3: Working with others

4: Person-centred practice for positive outcomes

5: Professional development, supervision and performance management

6: Safe ways of working, protection and risk

7: Managing and developing self

8: Vision and strategy

Learners must achieve: 20 mandatory units (75 credits) and the remaining 15 credits from the optional units to achieve a minimum of 90 credits.

Roll on roll off, please enquire.

Entry requirements

Must be in a team leader, senior/management role, be managing a team or hold a level 3 qualification and be aged 19+.

Portfolio of evidence:
Direct observation of learner by Assessor in each individual’s work place, Direct observation of practice and professional discussion.
Expert Witness evidence
Learner’s own work products
Recognition of prior learning.
Reflective accounts/oral questioning.

Learners could progress to a variety of management roles in adult care or to further or higher education.
Learners could progress to the following job roles and responsibilities:

  • Manager
  • Deputy Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Care Broker
  • Case Manager

If you have any further queries, please contact Course Information for help. Phone 01642 333600 or 01642 333700 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk

Sandra Evans

Tel No. 01642 333504
Mob. 07506548289
Email: sh.Evans@mbro.ac.uk 

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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