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


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are for managers of residential childcare settings.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 650 hours and of this 488 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).  

Topics covered

These include children and young people’s development in residential childcare, support for children and young people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged, support the safeguarding and protection of children and young people in residential childcare, manage risk in residential childcare, Implement a Positive Relationship Policy in residential childcare and professional development in residential childcare settings.

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a portfolio of evidence.

Qualification Specification 

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.