Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care Practice

Level 5 Apprenticeship


This qualification is practice-based for those with experience in a leadership or management role within the Health and Social Care sector who meet additional regulatory requirements which apply to some work settings.

What is covered on the course?

The Level 5 Professional Practice in Health and Social: Practice qualification is a 120-credit qualification which will be assessed through a series of assessment activities which will be externally assessed.

  • Presentation of Work
  • Essential Skills

Key Info

Course duration

24 months

Entry requirements

Learners undertaking this qualification must be 18 years or over.

Pre assessment report – Skill Scan for suitability to be completed ahead of being registered onto the qualification with Aspiration Training.

Learners must have completed the following qualification or an agreed comparable qualification prior to registration of this qualification: 8040-09 Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care; Step Up to Management Award (University of South Wales) or be working towards the Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and management in Health and Social Care as part of this qualification.


On successful completion of the qualification, the individual will be awarded the following:

  • Level 4 Preparing for Leadership & Management in Health & Social Care (or proxy of equivalent qualification)
  • Level 5 Leadership & Management of Health & Social Care
  • Essential Skills in Maths and English Level 2 (if applicable)
Everything that Aspiration Training have supported me through has been great. I’m very grateful for such a positive experience with maximum support to get me the qualification I want to better myself and further my career in care work.
Ashleigh Smith Care Co-ordinator
We have been working with Aspiration Training for a while now and are very happy with the service that we have been given. Coaches are friendly when attending the home. The process is quick when signing care staff up.
Karen Payne Business and Operations Support Administrator

What happens after my apprenticeship?

At Aspiration Training, we provide every learner with a career pathway. This is a plan with clear, practical steps our learners can take to achieve the career of their dreams.

Our career pathways show typical routes through the various stages of learning, the knowledge and skills that will be learnt along the way and the career options that may be available as a result.

Career Progression is available across a number of levels, meaning, with hard work and determination, the sky is the limit.

Explore the pathways below to find out more about the typical job titles associated with each career.

Career Pathway - Adult Care