Social Worker

Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship

About the course

Social Work EnglandOur social work integrated degree apprenticeship aims to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for effective social work practice with adults, children, carers and families in a range of different settings. Successful apprentices will be equipped to promote positive change in people’s lives, improving their wellbeing and independence.

Apprentices extend their classroom-based learning through workplace practice. With support from the employment-based Mentor and the Apprenticeship Co-ordinator, each apprentice will have opportunities to place their academic study in the context of the Behaviours, Knowledge and Skills described in the Social Worker (degree) Apprenticeship Standard. The programme includes BSc (Hons) Social Work.


Qualifications include BSc (Hons) Social Work and the Social Worker degree apprenticeship.

Apprentices without a minimum Level 2 English and Maths qualification at the point of entry will be supported to achieve it while on the course in order to undertake the End Point Assessment in the third year.

Fee - Organisations with a wage bill less than £3m will just pay £1200 over three years, this is because the government funds 95% of the full fee. If you are a levy-payer then this apprenticeship will be £24,000 from your levy.As a business of any size, you can also use Manage apprenticeship service to apply for funding from large businesses that want to fund 100% of your apprenticeship training and assessment costs.