Level 5 Leadership & Management


  • Level: 5
  • Awarding Body NCFE CACHE
  • Assessment Process: Work-based observation and assignments
  • Guided Learning Hours 488-570

Entry requirements

  • This is a work-based qualification, you will therefore need to be working in an early years setting with Leadership & Management responsibilities. Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as the need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
  • Learners must be at least 19 years of age.

This qualification…

  • is for those who wish to gain the knowledge and skills to manage practice and lead others in either health and social care or children and young people’s services.
  • This course has 3 pathways: Children and Young People’s Management, Children and Young People’s Advanced Practice.
  • can lead to a wide range of job roles including: Manager, Case Manager, Deputy Manager, Senior Support Worker,Assistant Manager, Day Care Manager, Care Broker.
  • is made up of a mixture of core mandatory units, mandatory pathway units and optional units, based on skills or knowledge.