Skills for Academic and Work -based learning (20 credits)
This module will introduce you to core concepts underpinning effective academic and work-based learning (WBL) and help you develop skills to maximise your learning within the workplace.
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan (20 credits)
The aims of this module are to enable you to explore theories relating to human growth and development across the lifespan and to understand your relevance for social work practice.
Introduction to Social Work Theory Practice and Skills (40 credits)
This module will introduce you to the nature of contemporary social work in a global and inter professional context, including key aspects of the knowledge, skills, theories and values that inform social work practice.
Sociology Social Policy and Social Work (40 credits)
This module will introduce you to sociological theories and perspectives and develop understanding of how social policy shapes social work practice and the organisational context of social work.
Research and Evidence for Social Work Practice (40 credits)
The aim of the module is to prepare you for professional practice grounded in evidence-based research.
Law and Policy for Professional SW Practice (40 credits)
Overall this module aims to help you examine and develop understanding of how social work law and policy apply to the fields of children, young people, adults and mental health. The module will build on the 1st year policy teaching to help you gain a comprehensive yet critical understanding of the relationship of law and policy to welfare practice.
Assessed Practice Module 1 (40 credits)
This period of assessed practice provides practice-based learning opportunities to enable you to demonstrate professional knowledge, skills and values.
Critical Literature Review (20 credits)
Within the context of an evidence-based approach, this module provides you with the opportunity to explore knowledge, evidence and research in relation to service user involvement (SUI), service user-led research and participatory approaches within social work practice.
Assessed Practice Module 2 (40 credits)
The module provides the opportunity to develop your specialist in-depth knowledge and practice skills either in relation to Social Work with Adults or Child and Family Social Work dependent on the student’s work setting and service user group.
End Point Assessment (60 credits)
As an integrated degree level Apprenticeship incorporating on-programme academic and workplace learning and assessment, the independent EPA tests your knowledge, skills and behaviours detailed in the standard.
All modules are required and there are no optional modules.