Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Original price was: £2,199.Current price is: £1,999.

Course Fee

Original price was: £2,199.Current price is: £1,999.

Credits

240 Credits

Duration

12 Months

Pedagogy

Online

Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Original price was: £2,199.Current price is: £1,999.

About this course

This accredited Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (240 Credits) by Qualifi, UK, is designed to offer individuals aspiring for a career in the health and social care sector an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and comprehension of the industry. The program aims to facilitate their progression into senior roles.

By undertaking the Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care, participants will receive comprehensive training to prepare them for future roles as professionals and managers in the health and social care field. Our goal is also to foster the development of future leaders, team leaders, and managers through the creation and implementation of training programs that are closely aligned with industry standards.

IMPORTANT INFO

Undergraduate Level Course: Equivalent to Year 2 of a 3 Year undergraduate University Degree course

This course help you to progress to:

  • Final year of 3 year Honours Degree at UK University, or
  • Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care, or
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession

This qualification is Accredited by OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), which is a UK Government body.

Qualification Number: 601/5058/0 and 601/5442/1

Key Highlights of Combined Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification are:

  • Program Duration: Fast Track 12 Months
  • Program Credits: 240 UK Credits / 120 ECTS
  • Designed for working Professionals
  • Format: Online
  • No Written Exam. The Assessment is done via Submission of Assignment
  • Tutor Assist available
  • Dedicated Student Success Manager
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • Regular Networking Events with Industry Professionals
  • Become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Undergraduate degree programme.
  • Alumni Status

Career Progression

Learners after completing this course can progress to:

  • The Final year of an Undergraduate Degree in Health and Social Care, or
  • Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Combined Level 6 + Master’s Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession.

Career Opportunities

Primary areas of employment include: „

  • Social Care Worker
  • Personal Assistant
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Community Development
  • Health administration
  • Charity Officer
  • Nursing

As our Qualifi accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are also eligible to progress to a Top-Up Degree, Master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and Overseas with advanced standing.

Benefits of studying “Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care”

1. Comprehensive Skill Development:
  • Acquire a solid foundation in health and social care principles, including communication, ethics, and safeguarding.
  • Develop practical skills in areas such as assessing individual needs, planning care interventions, and evaluating service provision.
2. Enhanced Career Prospects:
  • Increase your employability in various roles within the health and social care sector, such as healthcare assistant, support worker, or community care coordinator.
  • Access entry-level and mid-level positions with opportunities for career progression and advancement.
3. Practical Learning Experience:
  • Gain hands-on experience through work-based learning opportunities, practical assessments, and simulated scenarios.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to real-world situations and develop problem-solving skills relevant to the healthcare environment.
4. Flexible Study Options:
  • Benefit from flexible online learning options that allow you to balance your studies with other commitments, such as work or family responsibilities.
  • Access course materials, resources, and support services anytime, anywhere through the online Learning Management System (LMS).

Career Opportunities after completing “Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care”

Career Paths:
  • Healthcare Assistant: £18,000 – £24,000
  • Support Worker: £17,000 – £22,000
  • Care Coordinator: £20,000 – £28,000
Salary Growth Over the Past 10 Years:
  • According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and industry reports, salaries in entry-level healthcare positions have experienced moderate growth over the past decade, with an average annual increase of approximately 2-3%. This growth reflects the rising demand for healthcare professionals and the increasing complexity of healthcare services.

Ideal Candidates for “Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care”

Target Audience:
  • Recent school leavers or individuals with limited experience in the health and social care sector seeking entry-level positions: 50%
  • Healthcare assistants or support workers looking to formalize their skills and progress in their careers: 30%
  • Career changers interested in transitioning into the health and social care field: 15%
  • Professionals already working in the sector seeking to enhance their qualifications and advance their careers: 5%
Source:
  • Data compiled from industry reports, employment surveys, and feedback from professionals and educators in the health and social care sector.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care

    This Combined Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Accredited by Qualifi) qualifications has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression. Learners will be expected to hold the following:

    • Learners who have demonstrated some ability and possess Qualifications at Level 3 and/or Level 4, for example ‘A’ Levels or vocational awards;

    OR

    • Work experience at a managerial level and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals;

    OR

    • A first degree in another discipline and want to develop their careers in health and social care or business.

    In certain circumstances, learners with considerable experience but No formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.

    The qualification is offered in English.

    The Level 4  Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits:

    Mandatory units:
    • Academic Study Skills (20 Credits)
    • Communication for Health and Social Care (20 Credits)
    • An Introduction to Healthcare Policy (20 Credits)
    • Reflective Practice (20 Credits)
    • Managing People in Health and Social Care (20 Credits)
    • Sociology Concepts in Health and Ill Health (20 Credits)

    The Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification consists of 5 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits:

    Mandatory units:
    • Principles Underpinning Health and Social Care (20 Credits)
    • The Management of Quality in Health and Social Care (20 Credits)
    • Research Project(40 Credits)
    • Partnership working in Health and Social Care (20 Credits)
    • Working with Service users with Complex Needs (20 Credits)

    There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.

    If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.

    Learning Outcomes – Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care

    Learners studying for the Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care will be expected to develop the following skills during the programme of study:
    1. Analysing, synthesising and summarising information critically
    2. The ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding the ability to think independently and solve problems
    3. Applying subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems
    4. Recognising the moral and ethical issues of health and social care practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct.
    5. An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of health and social care service provision
    6. Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, assemble arguments in a mature way and engage in debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists.
    7. To develop transferable skills and knowledge.
    8. Circumstances, whether within their own area of employment, or through promotion to a supervisory or management position, or to adapt to changes in the health/social care environment
    9. To motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career.

    Learning Outcomes – Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care

    Learners studying for the Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care will be expected to develop the following skills during the programme of study:
    1. The ability to read & use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding.
    2. Apply subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems.
    3. Recognise the moral and ethical issues of health and social care practice.
    4. Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject & engage in debate.

    This qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to

    • Foundation Degrees,
    • Higher National Diploma (HND) and
    • Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.
    • Assessment is done via submission of Assignments
    • There are no written exams
    The qualification is awarded by Qualifi, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). All of the qualifications are listed on the OfQual register.
    Yes, the course fee for Combined Level 4 + Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care can be paid in Instalments.

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    There is no visa requirements to attend this programme

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