RQF LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
The RQF Level 5 in Health and Social Care course is equivalent to a Higher National Diploma
(HND) and is the UK industry standard for those looking to become a leader within health
and social care services. Delegates who complete this internationally recognised
qualification will gain the occupational competence and skills necessary to lead across
health and social care settings when working with adults. The course has a series of
mandatory units which will provide delegates with fundamental working knowledge, and
they will also complete optional units which will allow them to customise the programme.
Outline of Programme
The RQF is completed by achieving 90 credits from a variety of different units.
Our assessment process consists of an evaluation of work-based performance. This requires
delegates to put together a portfolio of evidence demonstrating that they can achieve the
course objectives to the required standard.
To assist delegates, we appoint an RQF assessor who will help assemble the portfolio and
guide the delegate through the process. Email and telephone support is also on hand for the
duration of the training and the resources available to training delegates will be outlined by
This course is accredited by Pearson and will help your organisation to meet the conditions
and standards required by the Care Quality Commission. This course is fully compliant with
the Health and Social Care National Occupational Standards approved by Skills for Care and
What are the entry requirements?
Potential delegates need to be aged 19+ and employed in a relevant vocational setting for
them to be able to complete the qualification successfully and it is strongly recommended
that candidates are in a management position and have also completed the Level 3 Diploma
in Health and Social Care. You will need to complete an English & Maths assessment and be
contracted for 20+ hours per week.
How long will it take?
The course is completely flexible, and most participants complete in around 8 to 12 months.
The course is available at £1,500.00 per person.
Or Fully Funded via the Workforce Development Fund subject to eligibility criteria and
having your NMDS up to date. There is an upfront cost of £295 per person to cover
registration fees. Most employers past this upfront cost onto staff, which encourages more
commitment & engagement to complete the course in a timely fashion. Please contact us
for full details.
How would I progress further?
Upon completing this programme, graduates can move on to the RQF Level 7 Diploma in
Leadership and Management if they are in an appropriate management position.
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