|Qualification title:||Qualifi Level 5 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care|
|Qualification type:||Vocational Related Qualification|
|Qualification number (RQF):||610/3288/8|
|Progression routes:||Final year of an Honours degree|
|Availability:||UK and international|
|Centre Specification:||Click here to download|
|CASS Strategy:||Click here to download|
The Qualification has been created to develop and reward the business health and social care workers of today and the future, and to continue to bring recognition and professionalism to the health and social care sector. The rationale of the programmes is to provide a career path for learners who wish to develop their management and care capabilities within the health and social care sector.
Approved Centres are responsible for reviewing and making decisions as to the applicant’s ability to complete the learning programme successfully and meet the demands of the qualification. The initial assessment by the centre, will need to consider the support that is readily available or can be made available to meet individual learner needs as appropriate.
The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access, for this qualification applicants must be aged 18 or over. It is envisaged that learners entering the Level 4 Diploma will have a Level 3 qualification. Learners entering the Level 5 Diploma will have a Level 4 qualification.
In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6 (or equivalent) is required. International qualifications will be checked for appropriate enrolment to UK higher education postgraduate programmes where applicable. The applicants are normally required to produce two supporting references, at least one of which should preferably be academic.