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Residential child care manager

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Current qualification accepted

Required to register:

  1. City and Guilds Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

plus

  1. City and Guilds Level 5 Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care: Practice

or

Any of the level 3 or above qualifications listed on the qualification framework for residential child care workers.

plus

  1. City and Guilds Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

plus

Enrolment on the City and Guilds Level 5 Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care: Practice.

Those enrolled on the City and Guilds Level 5 Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care: Practice qualification will need to complete this within their first 3 year period of registration.

or

Any of the level 3 or above qualifications listed on the qualification framework for residential child care workers.

plus

Enrolment on the City and Guilds Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

Those enrolled on the City and Guilds Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care will need to complete this plus the Level 5 Leadership and Management of Health and Social Care: Practice qualification within their first 3 year period of registration.

or

Degree in Social Work, Nursing or Occupational Therapy.

​plus either

  1. Postgraduate Certificate in Managing Practice Quality in Social Care

or

A generic management qualification on condition that:

  • it is set at a minimum of level 3
  • it has a minimum of 37 credits
  • it was assessed in the workplace for occupational competence and the registered person was in a relevant role in a health or social care setting when the qualification was undertaken.

Managers who hold one of the listed degrees but not one of the listed management qualifications, can apply to register but will need to complete the relevant management qualification within their first 3 year period of registration.

Other requirements

Past qualifications

Other UK qualifications accepted

Induction requirements

Continuing professional development CPD (previously known as PRTL)