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Social Worker (degree)

Protecting vulnerable children and adults from harm or abuse, and supporting adults to live independently.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £23,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by the employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • evidence-based decision making and analysis
  • safeguarding
  • recording and reporting
  • working with families and communities
  • compassion, dignity and respect
Qualifications

Apprentices will take a social work degree. Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C).

Professional registration

Apprentices who complete this apprenticeship will be able to join the Health & Care Professions Council register.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.