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About the course

This course provides NQSWs with evidence for the accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning for the Consolidation Unit within the PQ Adults.

Newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) gain credit for learning undertaken in achieving the 12 Outcomes of the Skills for Care NQSW Framework in adult services.

NQSWs follow employer programmes within the workplace and undertake an assessment which focuses on Outcome 12: Professional Development and Accountability.

They are supported by managers through supervision, facilitated action learning sets, targeted induction and training activities according to their own needs.


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Fees and costs

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Key entry requirements

    A relevant professional qualification to DipHE level or above (240 credits) and currently undertaking practice with adults in a social care context.

Study location

East Park Terrace

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How to apply

As the courses are due to start for our September 2018 entry the apply on line links have now been removed and will be replaced shortly for 2019 entry.

However, if you are interested in a September 2018 start then please contact our admissions team as soon as possible who will be able to assist you.

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What you'll study

Course content

Areas covered include professional relationships, communication, referral, assessment, planning and intervention, review, safeguarding, recording and sharing information, service development, multi-agency working, community capacity building, professional development and accountability.


Web-based learning

Solent's virtual learning environment provides quick online access to assignments, lecture notes, suggested reading and other course information.

The Student Hub

The Student Hub is a central space where you can access all of the information and support you need during your time at University.

Professional and experienced staff can help resolve any query, and if they cannot answer the question themselves they will find the person who can.

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The University provides excellent learning resources and facilities to its students, from campus-wide wireless to extensive library services and dedicated student working spaces with plenty of laptop points.

Active learning is encouraged through action learning sets, ensuring self-managed learning and opportunities for reflective practice.

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