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Family Support Worker Diploma

The Family Support Worker course has been developed to enable those working, or hoping to work in a social care setting, to acquire a level of understanding and skills that will assist them to work with families and help resolve issues they may have.

Level 3 / ABC Awards / PI233

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Course Title:Family Support Worker Diploma

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Family Support Worker Course Description

The demands of modern day living can cause stress and problems for people across the UK and as such families often need support to cope.

Family support workers are those who help families experiencing difficulties and aim to provide emotional support and help as required. Families may need support to overcome problems associated with issues such as; drug and alcohol addiction, financial difficulties and child behavioural problems.

The family support worker diploma is ideal for those looking to gain an insight into the range of issues that families might face and how they can help provide effective support to overcome these barriers.

The course aims to equip learners with knowledge in relation to:

  • The role of the family support worker
  • The legislative context within which family support workers operate
  • The personal and interpersonal skills required of a family support worker
  • Strategies to help improve home management and parenting skills.

Coverage of these areas will aid understanding and help increase the learner’s confidence to facilitate positive outcomes for families and pursue this rewarding career further.

Within the programme there are a mixture of module types requiring a range of responses, including, descriptive answers or the completion of knowledge-based activities.

The family support worker course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive a comprehensive and professionally printed course manual along with appropriate assignments that are designed to confirm your knowledge. Students are also provided with a study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment.Take some time to browse our other healthcare worker courses.

Course Info

Course Title:Family Support Worker Diploma

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that no prior knowledge or experience is essential to take this programme of learning. The family support worker course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the roles available within the social care sector. You have the freedom to start the Family Support Worker Diploma at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration, with full tutor support.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

  • Module 1: An introduction to family support work
  • Module 2: Understanding the family and their problems
  • Module 3: Overcoming barriers
  • Module 4: Safeguarding
  • Module 5: Build and maintain relationships with parents
  • Module 6: Working with parents to meet their children’s needs
  • Module 7: Legislation
  • Module 8: Effective communication with families
  • Module 9: Positive relationship strategies
  • Module 10: Support parents to gain knowledge and access information and services

You will receive the course manual and assignments plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course.

You can be assured that unlimited support for one year is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

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Family Support Worker Course Description

The demands of modern day living can cause stress and problems for people across the UK and as such families often need support to cope.

Family support workers are those who help families experiencing difficulties and aim to provide emotional support and help as required. Families may need support to overcome problems associated with issues such as; drug and alcohol addiction, financial difficulties and child behavioural problems.

The family support worker diploma is ideal for those looking to gain an insight into the range of issues that families might face and how they can help provide effective support to overcome these barriers.

The course aims to equip learners with knowledge in relation to:

  • The role of the family support worker
  • The legislative context within which family support workers operate
  • The personal and interpersonal skills required of a family support worker
  • Strategies to help improve home management and parenting skills.

Coverage of these areas will aid understanding and help increase the learner’s confidence to facilitate positive outcomes for families and pursue this rewarding career further.

Within the programme there are a mixture of module types requiring a range of responses, including, descriptive answers or the completion of knowledge-based activities.

The family support worker course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive a comprehensive and professionally printed course manual along with appropriate assignments that are designed to confirm your knowledge. Students are also provided with a study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment.Take some time to browse our other healthcare worker courses.

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that no prior knowledge or experience is essential to take this programme of learning. The family support worker course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the roles available within the social care sector. You have the freedom to start the Family Support Worker Diploma at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration, with full tutor support.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

You will receive the course manual and assignments plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course.

You can be assured that unlimited support for one year is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

  • Module 1: An introduction to family support work
  • Module 2: Understanding the family and their problems
  • Module 3: Overcoming barriers
  • Module 4: Safeguarding
  • Module 5: Build and maintain relationships with parents
  • Module 6: Working with parents to meet their children’s needs
  • Module 7: Legislation
  • Module 8: Effective communication with families
  • Module 9: Positive relationship strategies
  • Module 10: Support parents to gain knowledge and access information and services

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

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Unlike many distance learning providers, we offer our students the choice of learning online, or from a paper booklet.

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Choose to pay for your course in full, or spread the cost with monthly instalments. Payment plans are interest-free, and no credit checks are undertaken.

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Our course tutors are experts in their field. They're on hand to mark your assignments and offer feedback and guidance throughout your course.

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Work at your own pace. Our team will support you, but won't chase you for work or apply deadlines for submissions. 

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