Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health & Social Care


Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health & Social Care

Course Overview: 

This is a knowledge-based qualification for learners employed within the health and social care sector who intend to progress to a management role. This qualification provides a ‘stepping stone’ opportunity for learners wanting to progress to Level 5.

This qualification is primarily for those in paid or unpaid employment or who have access to a work placement.

Course Delivery: 

This qualification aims to prepare learners for a managerial role, by developing the knowledge requirements that underpin leadership and management within the health and social care sector.

The Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care qualification
will enable learners to develop and demonstrate their knowledge, skills and understanding in
the context of health and social care settings. In particular, learners will be able to demonstrate that they:

understand a range of leadership and management concepts, theories and techniques

understand different leadership and management styles and how these influence practice
within services

understand how to lead person/child-centred approaches in practice

are able to work as effective and independent learners, and as critical and reflective thinkers to make informed judgements which includes using and interpreting data

have an awareness of how to lead, manage and improve service within health and social care.

Progression Opportunities: 

Level 5 Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care: Practice


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