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Family Support Worker Diploma

The Family Support Worker home learning Diploma 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

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.

This Diploma course 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 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.

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

Students will be assessed on their knowledge through a mix of questions which require a range of responses from the learner. This will include descriptive answers or the completion of practical activities.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of their customers.

  • 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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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.

This Diploma course 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 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.

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

Students will be assessed on their knowledge through a mix of questions which require a range of responses from the learner. This will include descriptive answers or the completion of practical activities.

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

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of their customers.

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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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WAS £408.00

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