The Certificate in Social Work is the first level of credential for students interested in pursuing an undergraduate course of study in social work. A student who completes a Certificate in social work (34 credits) can progress to pursue an Associate Degree in Social Work (66 credits) and a Bachelor of Social Work (120 credits).
The Certificate in Social Work is intended to cater to adult learners with some experience working in social services, as well as to persons who volunteer in community organisations and are interested in pursuing a tertiary education qualification in social work to better equip them for careers in social care services.
Research/internships possibilities (like Math Lab, Writing Lab, CFA Challenge, or any other UCCI opportunities for excellent students)
All social work certificate students are exposed to professional social work practice through 160 hours supervised practicum agency experience.
Outreach & Impact (Community involvement, local industry collaboration)
The program provides opportunities for students to participate in up to 20 hours approved voluntary community service.
Associated Programme-level Accrediting Body (if any)
List of Faculty (Separate lists for full-time and adjuncts)
Any unusual course prerequisites (like needing a CXC/IGCSE pass to pursue BIO 101/CHE 111)
Students may be admitted into the Certificate in Social Work once they have satisfied the UCCI academic entry requirements and can meet other programme admission requirements, including participating in a suitability for admission interview and completing the Darkness to Light Training. Students may start this Programme in the Fall semester.