Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care aims to develop management and leadership knowledge and skills in the health and social care sector. Leaders and managers provide effective managerial and leadership direction to the care organisation to enhance healthcare. The course addresses global needs within health and social care sector especially competencies in the management and leadership, human resources, finance, service delivery, strategies, and healthcare policies. You will also able to learn how to manage and implement change for the global sustainability in the health and social care and manage healthcare systems. It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals, services users and policymakers in their own country.

The qualification is a regulated in England on Regulated Qualification Framework at the Postgraduate level (RQF Level 7) to provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the hospitals, health or social care industry. It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the health and social care professionals. The qualification will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in leading change, effective performance, planning and accountability, development and team leadership. 

Successful completion of the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification enables learners to progress for a managerial, CEO or directorship role or any senior management position. The learners can also continue their study to achieve a Master’s degree at the dissertation stage (with credit transfer).

 

Qualification Structure 

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care includes the following 6 units. Each unit has 20 credits, and at the end of the course, learners will achieve 120 credits.

  1. Health and Social Care Leadership (20 credits)
  2. Managing People in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  3. Managing Finance in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  4. Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies (20 credits)
  5. Leading Change in Health and Social Care (20 credits)
  6. Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals (20 credits)

 

Qualification Accreditation, International Recognition and Equivalence

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care is approved and regulated by OfQual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England, UK). The qualification is accredited at Regulated Qualifications Framework at Level 7, representing practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competencies assessed in academic terms as equivalent to the UK Master’s Degree level.

The Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN) is 610/1483/7. 

 

How will you study?

Students will study with Cambridge Management and Leadership School on its Virtual Learning Platform, accessible 24/7, in a flexible way,  to study online.

 

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods include only assignments. You will be required to submit an assignment of each unit.

 

Results and Certificate

Learners must complete six units and achieve 120 credits. The awarding body, Qualifi Ltd, will issue the qualification certificate and the transcript to successful learners. The Qualification Certificates will include the regulator 'Ofqual' - regulated logo with number to represent its accreditation in England, UK. 

 

Who is this course for?

Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is useful to learners from all over the world for job progression, seek employment in the care, health or social or community level sectors. The qualification also provides the personal and professional development to existing managers, job progression, and also meet help those who are re-entering employment after a period of absence or seek a career change. This qualification help learners to become qualified managers or leaders and also provide a cost effective route to achieve the UK Master degree in the health or social care sector.

 

Career paths of Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Achieving the Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care qualification enables learners to progress into various careers. You will be able to work for NHS, Health care foundation, Charity, Social Care Organisation, or any other care or social work organisation in the public or private sector such as 

  • CEO or Director of a care or social work organisation 
  • Clinicians
  • Policy makers
  • Manager (in General, in HR, Finance, or Strategy)
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Analyst / Operations Analyst 
  • Consulting 
  • Senior Manager 
  • Service Reviewer 
  • Workforce (HR) development Manager 
  • Placement coordinator or manager 
  • Nurse Manager
  • Social Worker with management and administration responsibility 
  • Occupational health coordinator 
  • Client Engagement Officer 

 

Progression to MSC Healthcare Management

The learners can have an opportunity to complete a UK Master degree in the Healthcare Management. You will get at least 90 credits exemptions via certificated evidence of Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care to complete the MSC degree.

  • MSC Healthcare Management - Anglia Ruskin University 

 

How to Apply?

There are three ways to apply for this course.

(1) Purchase the course from this link - Click Here. or

(2) Purchase the course on Monthly payment plan - Click Here or 

(2) Complete the admission application form - Click Here

Once we receive your application or purchase order, we will contact you with an offer/admission letter and instructions to complete the enrolment at Cambridge Management and Leadership School. 

Lessons

  1. Study Planner - L7HS

  2. Unit 01 - Health and Social Care Leadership

    The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an in depth understanding of theories in relation to leadership, and leadership styles, using these to appraise the leadership role, selecting and applying appropriate leadership approaches.
  3. Unit 02 - Managing People in Health and Social Care

    The aim of this unit is to enable the learner to understand the processes involved in the recruitment, management and development of people in the health and social care workplace. Learners will develop skills in the recruitment and retention of staff, as well as the importance of training and industrial relations. Learners will also understand the importance of identifying and managing cultural diversity in the workforce.
  4. Unit 03 - Managing Finance in the Health and Social Care

    The aim of this unit is to introduce key financial concepts and tools for managers in health and social care. The unit gives consideration to the knowledge and understanding necessary for making finance informed decisions in health and social care organisations. This unit should be studied within the contexts of local, national and international legal frameworks and good practice relating to finance.
  5. Unit 04 - Health and Social Care Strategies and Policies

    This unit aims to explore international health and social care policy; contemporary, political, social and cultural issues that help to determine healthcare policy and strategy applicable to the national and international context.
  6. Unit 05 - Leading Change in Health and Social Care

    The aim of this unit is to help learners develop an understanding of theories of change management and how they apply to contemporary organisations in the globalised world, with the identification and use of change models. The unit also explores different perspectives affecting health and social care service quality and how this is evaluated in order to empower and involve users of services..
  7. Unit 06 - Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals

    The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ research skills to include understanding different research approaches, formulation of research proposals, planning research activity, analysing and interpreting data, and the relationship between research and evidence based practice.

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