These qualifications are designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge needed to care for others in a broad range of health and social care settings. Learners can select a pathway that suits their role – from working with people with learning disabilities, dementia, special needs and children.

Health and Social Care Courses

5E Ltd offers the following Health & Social Care courses at Level 2, Level 3 and Level 5. These qualifications are accredited by Pearson Edexcel and are designed to provide an all-round thorough understanding of roles, responsibilities, equality, development, safeguarding, protection and handling of data amongst many other aspects within the Health & Social Care sector.

For more information on the following qualifications please call on 0208 885 9475

Edexcel Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

This course may be fully funded by the Government of the United Kingdom. Click here for details.

This qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce. This qualification confirms competence in these areas for roles such as:

  • Care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings, domiciliary services, or day services
  • Healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary care environments or acute health environments
  • Support workers in supported living projects
  • Community-based care assistants/ support workers/key workers, including those working in specialist areas eg dementia, learning disabilities
  • Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families
  • Emerging new types of workers and multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models
Mandatory Units
Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care
Introduction to personal development in Health, Social Care
Introduction to Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care
Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health, Social Care
The role of the Health and Social Care Worker
Implement person centred approaches in Health and Social Care
Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
Handle information in Health and Social Care Settings

Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Note: You must be employed to take this qualification

This qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the health and social care workforce. This qualification confirms competence in these areas for roles such as:

  • Senior care assistants/support workers/key workers in residential settings, domiciliary services, day services
  • Senior healthcare assistants / support workers in community care, primary care, and acute health environments
  • Senior support workers in supported living projects
  • Community-based senior care assistants/ support workers/key workers, including those working in specialist areas eg dementia, learning disabilities
  • Personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their families
  • Emerging new types of workers & multidisciplinary health roles crossing traditional service barriers and delivery models
Mandatory Units
Promote Communication in Health, Social Care
Engage in personal development in Health, Social Care
Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care
Principles for implementing duty of Care in Health, Social Care
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health, Social Care
The role of the Health and Social Care Worker
Promote person centred approaches in Health and Social Care
Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
Promote good practice in handling information in Health and Social Care Settings

 

Edexcel Level 5 Diploma inLeadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England)

Note: You must be employed to take this qualification

This work-based qualification is aimed at learners who are working, or want to work, in management and advanced practice of health and social care and children and young people’s services.

This framework and its pathways are relevant for job roles such as:

  • Managers of residential services
  • Assistant managers of residential services
  • Assistant managers
  • Senior Care workers
  • Day service managers
  • Day service assistant managers
  • Managers of domiciliary services
  • Assistant managers of domiciliary services
  • Managers of community based services

You can select one of two pathways based on your job role:

Mandatory Units (Both Pathways)
Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication
Promote Professional Development
Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Undertake a Research Project within Services for Health and Social Care or Children and Young People

Adults’ Residential Management Pathway 1 (Mandatory Units)

Title
Manage Health and Social Care Practice to Ensure Positive Outcomes for Individuals
Safeguarding and Protection of Vulnerable Adults
Lead and Manage Group Living for Adults
Understand Safeguarding of Children and Young People (for those working in the adult sector)
Lead Person-Centred Practice
Lead and Manage a Team within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Develop Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s

Adults’ Residential Management Pathway 1 (Optional Units)

Title
Recruitment and Selection within Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Manage Induction in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Facilitate Change in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Understand How to Manage a Team
Develop Procedures and Practice to Respond to Concerns and Complaints
Lead Active Support
Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

Adults’ Management Pathway 2 (Mandatory Units)

Title
Manage Health and Social Care Practice to Ensure Positive Outcomes for Individuals
Safeguarding and Protection of Vulnerable Adults
Understand Safeguarding of Children and Young People (for those working in the adult sector)
Lead Person-Centred Practice
Lead and Manage a Team within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
Develop Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s
Assess the Individual in a Health and Social Care Setting

 

All the tutors here have backgrounds in the industry and they share these experiences with us. You’ll get hands on practical work experience to complement the theory that you learn – as everyone does a work placement, which they help you find.

The courses cover what you would learn in an induction at work; so by the time you finish your course, you’re work-ready – giving you the edge over other candidates applying for jobs.

Working in the health and social care profession can be extremely rewarding, but the role comes with enormous responsibility, and demands essential knowledge and expertise. We can provide you with an industry-accepted and government-recognised qualification, giving you the confidence and skills to pursue a fulfilling career in this sector.

These courses may form part of a funded Apprenticeship Programme of study* – click here for more details

*Eligibility criteria applies

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