OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management

Qualification Number: 603/3684/5

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 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 or training activities. Learners will acquire care management skills in the Health and Social Care sector.

EQUIVALENCES:

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE:

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

KEY FACTS:

  • Qualification Title: OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management
  • Ofqual Reference Number: 603/3684/5
  • Course Start Date: January, April, June, September
  • Total Credit Value: 120 credits
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 1200 Hours
  • Language of Assessment: English
  • Overall Grading Type: Pass or Fail

COURSE DURATION

  • 9 month

COURSE DELIVERY

  • Full Time 
  • Block Delivery 
  • Flexible Distributed Learning

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

COURSE CONTENT       

 Unit Ref. No.

 Mandatory Units

Credit

GLH

 TQT

A/617/2654

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Health

and Social Care

20

80

200

T/617/2653

Professional Development in Health and

Social Care

20

80

 

200

M/617/2652

Effective Communication in Health and

Social Care

20

80

 

200

K/617/2651

Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

20

80

200

H/617/2650

Assessment Processes for Effective Health

and Social Care Delivery

 

20

 

80

 

200

M/617/2649

Managing Resources in Health and Social

Care

 

20

 

80

 

200

 ASSESSMENT:

  • The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

ACCREDITATION

  • The programme is awarded OTHM - an awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator - OfQual.

HOW TO REGISTER/ ENROL?

To make an application to the course please email the below documents to admissions@citycollegeoxford.co.uk

  • Complete Applications Form
  • Passport
  • Previous qualifications
  • CV
  • Personal Statement

FEE STRUCTURE AND PAYMENT PLANS

  • Contact us for the fees and the payment plan

PROGRESSION

Successful completion of Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide ranges of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 5 Diplomas. The Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

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