Your browser is unsupported and may have security vulnerabilities! Upgrade to a newer browser to experience this site in all it's glory.
Skip to main content

COVID-19: Latest Update

The college is delivering teaching & learning online. We are still accepting online applications and will be carrying out interviews over the phone.

More Information
Summer Guidance Days
Apply Here

Course Mode
Part-time
Level
5
Start Date
18/09/2020
Start / End Time
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Duration
17 Weeks
End Date
24/06/2022

Health & Social Care

It is clear that the UK’s health and social care system is lacking and with an increasingly ageing population, there is a significant demand for more people to enter the industry. In fact, around two million new workers will need to be trained and recruited by 2022.

View course department

Course Overview

The Leadership in Health and Social Care Award is delivered by a qualified and experienced tutor with relevant vocational experience, including as a Registered Manager.

Delivery consists of a mixture of group sessions to explore the theory and one to one sessions with the tutor to support progress and develop evidence of vocational practice. This allows learners the opportunity to share good practice and experiences from across different areas.

Learners can access an existing "roll on/roll off" group held once a fortnight (in term time) at Kendal College. Alternatively a group can be set up tailored to the requirements of the employers - options such as remote teaching can be agreed.

The award is a mixture of mandatory and optional units planned individually with the learners. Each unit contains an element of knowledge, practice, and evaluation, so that the learners need to show how they follow and implement best practice, demonstrate their understanding of the underpinning rationale and theory, and also identify areas where practice can be improved.

To achieve the Diploma learners will work with their tutor and mentor to produce a portfolio of evidence that will demonstrate their achievements and showcase the impact on their provision.

Entry Requirements

No prior qualifications are necessary but the learners must be employed in a care setting, and should have the support of their employer to achieve the required practice elements.

After Your Course

Leaders in Adult Care may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, community day centres, a person's own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

Fees

£2499.00

Course fees are per year. There may also be additional costs associated with the course (please see the course overview).

Student Finance
Whether you qualify for student finance depends on specific criteria. The main student finance package for full-time students includes a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan for living costs. Part-time students can access a tuition fee loan to pay for your course.

Generally, you will only get student finance if you’re doing your first degree-level qualification. This is true even if your previous course was self-funded.

For further information please see www.gov.uk/student-finance

Access to Learning Fund
The Access to Learning Fund is a non-repayable discretionary fund that gives students facing hardship extra financial support to access and remain in higher education. This can is accessed via the college. Contact Student Services for more information: hello@kendal.ac.uk / 01539 814700

Join us at our next

Summer Guidance Day

13 August 2020 12:00 - 18:00