Exploring Professional Practice

77221

This course builds on 77122 Professional Social Work Practice by requiring the learner to reflect on the use of self in real-world practice situations.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $886 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 1 & 2 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Learners will explore social work practice from three points of view: the social work agency; the practising social worker; and users of social work services.

The course includes a consideration of the importance of values and the use of self in social work, including a self-assessment of the learner’s suitability for a career in social work.

Course components include: a three-day practice skills workshop; a student inquiry project into perspectives on social work practice; and 30 hours of voluntary experience in a social service agency.

This course requires you to attend a workshop or noho marae in the Wellington region.

Use this link to find the upcoming dates and requirements for your course. Please note these can be subject to change.

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Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

Course availability over the next 12 months

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2023
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Feb

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Trimester 2 enrolment dates

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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $886 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 1 & 2 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying