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Care Services Leadership and Management (WBL) SVQ

(SCQF level 9)

Health, Social Care & Early Education, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

TBC

Day(s):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Time:

9:00 - 17:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 1750

Overview

The Level 4 Leadership and Management for Care Services Award enables managers and senior practitioners to gain a competency-based qualification which meets national standards for best practice within the area of care management. It is also accepted for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

The course covers the following key management areas:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the management role.
  • Developing skills to ensure managers are working within the National Care Standards.
  • Professional development of self and others.
  • Increasing awareness of relevant legislation within the Care Sector.

The LMC (SCQF level 10) at City of Glasgow College is aimed at those working in the Health and Social Care Sector.  This is a work based qualification that meets the requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) in line with registration and regulation of the Social Care Workforce.

Individuals who require to top up existing SVQ credits should contact the college to discuss pricing. You may be eligible for a part-time fee grant from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) for this course.  For more information contact SAAS.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • To be employed in the Health and Care Sector for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Be in a supervisory, or managerial role.
  • You must have the support of your employer.

What you study

  • You will be required to complete 4 mandatory units and 4 option units.
  • You will be supported by your assessor to choose four option units which reflect your current role and practice.

After the course

Careers

You will be able to register with the SSSC as a lead practitioner/manager and must be in employment in a leadership, or managerial role.

Teaching

Assessment methods

All assessment is work-based and is carried out within the care setting.

  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    TBC
  • Day(s):
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Time:
    9:00 - 17:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 1750