Work With Parents

The Family Matters Institute are a market leader in providing the Work with Parents (WWP) Qualifications accredited by City & Guilds at QCF Levels 3 & 4.

What are the qualifications about?

This qualification is awarded by City & Guilds and will equip staff working with parents with the skills and knowledged to support parents in improving their understanding of their own role and their children's social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs.Awards and Certificates in Work with Parents can help you start a career, develop your role and continue your professional development and are based on National Occupational Standard for Work with Parents endorsed by the Department for Education.

Who are they for?

An Award or Certificate in Work with Parents is for anybody supporting and working with parents and children either a formal or informal capacity with parents. They could be working in a variety of multi-agency professions or within the community.

There are options to suit every level of experience - whether you're looking for a first job, developing your career or already working as a manager for a Parent Support or Family Intervention service.

The overall aims of the qualifications are to:

  • Provide essential skills and knowledge for those who work with parents/families in a paid or voluntary capacity
  • Raise awareness about the development needs of both parents and children
  • Develop understanding about the relationships between parents and children

What does the Qualification cover?

The knowledge and understanding element covers the role of parents/carers, role of the practitioner, life-span development, the developing parent and the developing child/young person. The practical skills content covers working with parents, supporting parents and group work skills.

How do I gain an Award or Certificate?

Level 3 Award / Certificate

You need to gain 12 credits for an Award or 30 Credits for a certificate.
There is 1 core unit: Unit 300 Enhanced (9 credits)
You then select option units to gain additional credits from:


Level 4 Award

You need to gain 12 credits for a Level 4 Award

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