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Diploma in Leadership & Management in Adult Care

This course consists of both mandatory and optional units. Optional units will specifically relate to your care setting to enable you to maximise the impact of your learning in the workplace.

Topics covered in the mandatory unit group include:
– Promoting professional development
– Championing equality, diversity and inclusion
– Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults
– Recruitment and selection
– Lead person-centred practice

The optional units include a wide variety of subjects:
– Managing physical resources
– Understanding how to manage a team
– Managing domiciliary services
– Leading the management of transitions
– Developing provision for family support
– Supporting individuals at the end of life
– Supporting individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities

This is a certificated course.

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Aug 2024 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB670L
Level : Level 5
Duration : 2 Years

Cost : * Total Fee £4670

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Course details


The diploma comprises of written assignments and observation of practice by your Petroc assessor.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be in a deputy or management position.


With the completion of this course, you will be qualified to manage within care.

Facilities and resources

The course offers monthly online delivery in the form of workshops as well as monthly meetings with your assessor.

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.