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Qualification Description

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (RQF)

Course curriculum

  • 1

    IAG for L5RCC

    • Qualification Information

    • Who is this Qualification for?

    • Comparison with other similar qualifications

    • Full Qualification Specification to view - from the Awarding Body

    • Requirements for Enrolment

    • Fast Track to complete quickly

    • How to Pay and different durations of studies

  • 2

    Learning, Teaching, and Assessments

  • 3

    Assessment Guide - Level of Skill to demonstrate during assessments

    • Purpose of this assessment guide

    • Assessments and Assessment Methods Used

    • Understanding Learning Outcomes

    • Knowledge Learning Outcomes

    • Skills and Competence Learning Outcomes

    • Range of skills to demonstrate during assessments

    • Range of skills to demonstrate at different qualification levels

    • Expectations of assessment at Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare

    • How to complete and pass a unit

  • 4

    Mandatory Units - Standards and Assessment Criteria

    • 1 - Understand children and young people’s development in residential childcare

    • 2 - Understand support for children and young people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged

    • 3 - Lead and manage a team within a residential childcare setting

    • 4 - Lead practice to support the safeguarding and protection of children and young people in residential childcare

    • 5 - Lead practice for communication and information management in residential childcare settings

    • 6 - Manage risk in residential childcare

    • 7 - Lead and manage group living in residential childcare

    • 8 - Lead a service that can support children or young people who have experienced harm or abuse

    • 9 - Lead practice to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people in residential childcare

    • 10 - Lead practice to support the well-being and resilience of children and young people in residential childcare

    • 11 - Lead practice in safe use of digital, internet and mobile technology with children and young people

    • 12 - Lead practice to promote the rights, diversity and equality of children and young people in residential childcare

    • 13 - Lead networks and multi-agency work to benefit children and young people in residential childcare

    • 14 - Implement a Positive Relationship Policy in residential childcare

    • 15 - Undertake professional development in residential childcare settings

  • 5

    Optional Units - Standards and Assessment Criteria

    • Unit 16 - Understand the care system and its impact on children and young people

    • Unit 17 - Lead a residential childcare service that can engage with the youth justice system

    • Unit 18 - Understand the youth justice system as it relates to residential childcare

    • Unit 19 - Lead practice to support young people leaving care

    • Unit 20 - Understand the context of residential childcare for children and young people with complex disabilities or conditions

    • Unit 21 - Principles for leading the transition of young people with complex disabilities or conditions to adult services

    • Unit 22 - Support others to understand models of disability and their effects on working practice with children and young people

    • Unit 23 - Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people