Practice Education and Supervision in Social Work

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Cambridge, Chelmsford

6 months

Module code: MOD002225


Step up to a higher level of professional practice by becoming an effective social-work educator. Explore the theories of learning, teaching, assessment and supervision, and apply them to your daily practice in the workplace. Become an accredited Stage-2 practice educator, able to assess both student and qualified social workers.

Full description

Who should attend?

To access this course, you must:

  • be a social worker registered with Social Work England
  • have at least two years’ practice experience as a social worker


Please note that dates and delivery method(s) may be subject to change, in line with the latest Covid-19 guidelines, as necessary to ensure the safety of all.


13 September 2021 (induction)
27 September 2021
22 November 2021
21 February 2022
7, 28 March 2022

Face to face:
20 September 2021
18 October 2021
1 November 2021
24 January 2022
21 March 2022


3 September 2021 (induction)
1 October 2021
26 November 2021
25 February 2022
11 March 2022
1 April 2022

Face to face:
24 September 2021
15 October 2021
5 November 2021
28 January 2022
25 March 2022


29 November 2021 (induction)
31 January 2022
4 April 2022
9 May 2022
6 June 2022
4 July 2022

Face to face:
17 January 2022
28 February 2022
14 March 2022
25 April 2022
13 June 2022


3 December 2021 (induction)
4 February 2022
8 April 2022
13 May 2022
3 June 2022
1 July 2022

Face to face:
21 January 2022
18 February 2022
4 March 2022
29 April 2022
17 June 2022

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 credits (Level 7) for courses starting in 2021/22


30 credits (Level 7) for courses starting in 2022/23


Contact details

Irina Morosanu

CPD Admissions

Entry requirements

To access this course, you must:

  • be a social worker registered with Social Work England
  • have at least two years’ practice experience as a social worker
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