Taught course

Social Work Practice Educator Professional Standards - Stage 1

University of West London · School of Human and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

These courses require applicants to have an undergraduate honours degree in a relevant subject. Candidates who do not meet the academic requirements may still qualify for entry through relevance work experience. A professional qualification may be an acceptable alternative to a undergraduate honours degree, or a professional qualification is necessary for entry.

Months of entry


Course content

This module is relevant for experienced and senior social workers interested in becoming Practice Educators. The module will equip you to:
  • Organise opportunities for the demonstration of assessed competence in practice
  • Enable learning and professional development in practice
  • Manage the assessment of learners in practice.
This six day module incorporates requirements emerging from Social Work Reforms requiring registered and qualified social workers to support social work students’ first (70 day) placement. You will develop a sound understanding and knowledge of your role as a practice educator in relation to teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum design.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Cert
    part time
    varies months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    There are 6 attendance days.

Course contact details

Course Information
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