Level 6 Diploma In Health And Social Care Management

Course Description


The objective of the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification is to equip learners with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career in the health and social care sector at a managerial level.
The programme enables learners to demonstrate their skills by producing evidence from their work activities, to meet national occupational standards. Learners will acquire care management skills in the Health and Social Care sector.


The Qualifications will develop the Learner’s ability to:

    • apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
    • investigate issues and opportunities;
    • develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
    • use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
    • make use of relevant information from different sources;
    • develop and encourage problem solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
    • exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
    • develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills

Entry Requirements

    • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent qualification as recognised by UK NARIC
    • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience
    • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Module Structure

    • Personal and Professional Development
    • Managing Quality in Health and Social Care
    • Principles of Health and Social Care Management
    • Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Workplaces
    • Financial Decision Making for Healthcare Managers
    • Human Resource Management in Health and Social Care
    • Leadership and Management for Health and Social Care
    • Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals


Successful completion of Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification provides learners the opportunity progress to;

    • Level 7 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management