OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management


The OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification aims to provide learners with the foundational knowledge, comprehension, and competencies essential for pursuing a managerial-level career or advanced studies in health and social care. This program empowers learners to showcase their abilities by presenting evidence from their practical work or training experiences.

Key characteristics of OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma qualifications include:

1. An engaging and intellectually stimulating curriculum designed to captivate and educate learners effectively.

2. The opportunity for learners to acquire fundamental subject knowledge necessary for a successful transition into higher education or the workforce.

3. A straightforward structure, with Level 4 units providing a foundational base upon which Level 5 units build.

4. Updated content closely aligned with the requirements of employers and higher education institutions.

5. Assessments that encompass cognitive, emotional, and practical skills.

6. Unit assignments designed by OTHM and a diverse range of assessment approaches facilitate progression within the program.

  • Comprehend the principles and concepts of equality, diversity, inclusion, and human rights within the health and social care workplace.
  • Acquire the ability to formulate goals and objectives for your personal and professional development.
  • Understand the various communication needs and demands within the workplace.
  • Understand the present legislative framework governing health and safety.
  • Understand the approaches employed in the assessment process for care provision.
  • Comprehend essential elements of supervising and leading others in the workplace.
  • Are you worried about recent health and social care sector changes? Then, OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is the ideal starting point for your career journey. 
  • The course will ensure access to the first-class education needed to achieve your goals and dreams and maximise future opportunities.
  • Remember! The assessment for the qualification is done based on assignments only, and you do not need to worry about writing any exam.
  • With the School of Business and Technology London, you can complete the qualification at your own pace, choosing online or blended learning from the comfort of your home. 
  • Learning and pathway materials and study guides developed by our OTHM-approved tutors will be available around the clock in our cutting-edge learning management system. 
  • Most importantly, at the School of Business and Technology London, we will provide comprehensive tutor support through our dedicated support desk. 
  • If you choose your course with blended learning, you will also enjoy live sessions with an assigned tutor, which you can book at your convenience.

After completing a Level 5 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management, individuals can explore various career opportunities in the legal field and related professions. Here are some potential career paths: 

  • Healthcare Manager, with an average salary of £45,000 per year 

  • Care Home Manager with an average salary of £56,352 per year 

  • Community Health Worker with an average salary of £36,400 per year

  • Patient Advocacy, with an average salary of £22,184 per year

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. OTHM has already made a mark in the UK and global online education scenario by creating and maintaining a user-friendly and skill based learning environment. OTHM has both local and international recognition which aids OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

  • Outstanding tutor support that gives you supportive guidance all through the course accomplishment through the SBTL Support Desk Portal.
  • Access our cutting-edge learning management platform to access vital learning resources and communicate with the support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, and practical applications, which include real-world examples and case studies, will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats: PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • The tutors will provide Formative assessment feedback to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform.
  • Supervision for all modules.
  • Multiplatform accessibility through an online learning platform facilitates SBTL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphones, laptops, tablets or desktops, allowing students to study at their convenience.
  • Live Classes (for Blended Learning Students only)
  • Assignment-based assessment (Formative and Summative)
  • No exam

These qualifications are intended for learners typically 18 years and older. Learners' entry profiles are expected to encompass at least one of the following criteria: 

  • A relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or its equivalent credential.
  • Completion of GCE Advanced level courses in 2 subjects or an equivalent qualification.
  • Mature learners aged over 21 with pertinent management experience (prior experience verification required from the delivery centre before registration)
  • International students whose first language is not English must score 5.5 or above in IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

 

Successful completion of the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management provides learners the opportunity to:

  • Option for OTHM Level 6 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Management or 

  • Learners may be eligible to gain direct entry into the final year of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree
  • Quality, Standards and Recognitions- OTHM qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation); hence, the learners can be very confident about the quality of the qualifications as well.
  • Career Development to increase credibility with employers- All OTHM qualifications are developed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge every employer seeks. The learners pursuing an OTHM qualification will obtain an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and grow key competencies to tackle situations and work on projects more effectively, which will, in turn, give learners the potential to get promotions within the workplace. Alternatively, it allows them to progress onto an MBA top-up/Bachelor's degree / Master's degree programme around the World.
  • Flexible study options- All OTHM qualifications have a credit value, which tells you how many credits are awarded when a unit is completed. The credit value will indicate how long it will normally take you to prepare for a unit or qualification.

Three different types of qualification are:

  • The award is achieved with 1 – 12 credits
  • The certificate is completed with 13 – 36 credits
  • The diploma is completed with at least 37 credits

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Reference No : K/650/1117

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to empower learners to formulate strategies for the effective implementation and leadership of excellence in practice concerning equality, diversity, and rights within a health and social care environment. Additionally, this unit delves into risk management and the delicate balance between individual rights and the duty of care in health and social care settings.

Reference No : K/650/1144

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to enhance learners' comprehension of professional development and encourage them to reflect on their personal growth as a manager in the health and social care field. Additionally, this unit introduces learners to the essential skills required for academic writing when engaging in continuous professional development activities.

Reference No : L/650/1118

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to enable learners to develop competencies and expertise in effective communication, acknowledging its pivotal role for senior personnel within the healthcare or social care sector. This unit also introduces the significance of systems and procedures in facilitating the secure and efficient utilisation of information.

Reference No : M/650/1119

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The objective of this unit is to enable learners to grasp their responsibilities related to health and safety in their respective roles. This includes comprehending how to conduct and oversee risk assessments and recognising the significance of adhering to health and safety regulations.

Reference No : L/650/1136

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The objectives of this unit are to enhance learners' understanding of various assessment methods, strengthen their abilities in reviewing and planning assessments, and equip them with the skills to meet the unique needs of individuals accessing services.

Reference No : M/650/1137

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The objective of this unit is to provide learners with a foundational understanding of human resources and team management principles, along with insights into the management of organisational resources concerning regulation, inspection, and financial aspects.

Reference No : R/650/1138

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to equip learners with the essential skills and knowledge needed to cultivate productive and innovative partnership working opportunities, both within their own organisation and with external entities.

Reference No : T/650/1139

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit's objective is to give learners a comprehension of the legal framework surrounding safeguarding and protecting vulnerable individuals. Simultaneously, it aims to enhance their expertise in managing and nurturing staff's understanding of this crucial aspect.

Reference No : D/650/1140

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to enhance learners' comprehension of health education approaches and the methodologies employed to detect health inequalities. It involves an examination of theoretical models that utilise health education to effect behavioural change. Additionally, learners will have the opportunity to formulate a health education campaign.

Reference No : F/650/1141

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The objective of this unit is for learners to demonstrate their capacity to effectively oversee and lead a team, fostering team performance within a health and social care environment. Additionally, this unit delves into the intricacies of recruitment within health and social care settings.

Reference No : H/650/1142

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit encompasses the essential aspects of professional supervision, which is mandated by legal and regulatory frameworks within health and social care settings. It explores theories about leadership and the objectives and procedures involved in professional supervision. Additionally, it addresses performance management and strategies for managing and resolving conflicts within this context.

Reference No : J/650/1143

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to foster learners' comprehension of the significance of research within the health and social care sectors, along with the associated implications and ethical considerations. Learners can delve into diverse research methodologies, enabling them to devise and execute research projects on health or social care issues. Moreover, they will be equipped to assess the effectiveness of the research outcomes.

Delivery Methods

School of Business & Technology London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBTL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBTL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between blended learning and online learning methods at SBTL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Sessions. Learners enrolled at SBTL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live sessions, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live sessions are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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