BASW social work professional development courses are designed to meet your development and career needs
Our training and CPD programme focuses on:
- Direct social work practice and skills development
- Developing knowledge and skills to support and facilitate the education and training of others
- Research, policy, service development and service improvement
- Leadership and management in social work
Find a training course
General Taught Skills
A variety of training courses on popular subjects at the core of social work.
Learning sessions designed to augment university studies and support the transition into employment
Newly Qualified Social Worker Programme
Get your career off to a great start with our CPD programme expertly designed to support those setting out in practice. Delivered by BASW’s accredited training provider DCC-i. Offering valuable opportunities to learn, reflect and network with other delegates starting out their careers in social work.
Practice Educator/Practice Assessor Programme
Keep your knowledge and skills up to date alongside like-minded professionals. A series of topic areas focused on helping educators and assessors provide first class support to students and newly qualified social workers.
Expert Insights Series
Get inspired by our fantastic guest trainers in a choice of hot topics in social work today.
Child Protection Masterclass Series
Highly practical, research-based training that will equip you with ideas to implement in your social work practice. Focused sessions jam-packed with knowledge, practical ideas, and research. Delivered by Richard Devine, who draws on his wealth of experience and expertise.
Siobhan Maclean shares her wealth of experience to help you make that next career move
Overseas Qualified Social Worker (OQSW) Programme
A brand new bespoke programme of continuing professional development (CPD), created for social workers who have trained overseas and have now moved / are planning to move to work in the United Kingdom.
More details coming soon - to register your interest contact ProfDE@basw.co.uk
It is part of BASW’s aim to be a ‘one stop’ online information portal for UK social work training and development. BASW training takes into account of the diversity in the social work qualifying and post-qualifying education landscape across the UK.
In collaboration with a range of training partners, we deliver current, diverse and relevant training on a variety of social work topics. We aim to support social workers at every stage of their career journey. Our training courses are delivered online with limited group sizes to allow full interaction between delegates and trainers.
In 2022 we delivered 50 sessions, attended by 758 participants!