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Our ATHE Healthcare Management qualifications are designed for managers in various types of organisations including hospitals and care homes in both the private and public sector.

Online Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

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Online Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care - Level 5

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The Diploma in management for Health and Social Care Level 5 is aimed at team leaders, supervisors and managers with at least 12 months' work experience in health care. It is accredited by ATHE and is therefore a recognised course in the UK and internationally. This Health and Social Care management qualification will enable you to understand and achieve your work place roles more successfully. The course will develop your essential skills involved in a management role in the Health and Social Care sector.

As the Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care is part of the Qualifications and Framework (QCF) it has transferable credits of a minimum of 60.

This course consists of 4 units.

The benefits to you of completing this online Health & Social Care course:

  • The course is recognised in the UK and internationally. It is aimed both at UK and international health care professionals.
  • Completion of this course demonstrates your knowledge and comprehension of management models and theories within the Health and Social Care sectors.
  • The core units are common to different sectors offering the opportunity to move into different sectors of employment - or postpone decisions to specialise in areas, until ready to do so.
  • This qualification will enhance your professional development in the work place. It will improve your performance, improve your career progression and increase your earning potential.
  • As this course is part of the QCF, successful completion gives you the opportunity to progress onto higher courses at colleges and universities.
  • The assignments you are required to complete for each unit are highly practical. They allow you to apply the skills and knowledge you have learnt to various work contexts, enabling you to manage workplace issues more successfully.

Course Details

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Entry Criteria

Ideally the student should:

  • be over 19 years of age
  • at least 12 months' work experience in the Health and or Social Care sector as a team leader, supervisor or manager

Start Date

Every Monday, excluding UK Bank Holidays

Course Duration

6 months

Course Content

4 Subject Units

Course Assessment

  • Completion of an assignment for each unit.
  • No examinations.

Study Support

Students are allocated a UK-based tutor. Tutors are available by telephone and Moodle Messaging (email via the Virtual Learning Environment) to discuss course materials and give support and assistance with assignments.

Course Delivery

This course is an online self-study course. It is delivered via an online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) called Moodle. Please contact us for any further information.

All course materials and assignments are available online.

Required Study Time

  • 4 to 6 weeks per unit
  • You will be given a timetable to follow

Course Fees

£600 GBP, plus £225 GBP to register with ATHE. The course fees cover all study materials, personal tutor support and assessments.

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  • ATHE approved education centre
  •   These courses are accredited by ATHE

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