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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
With an emphasis on the integration of theories and practice, the programme enables students to develop an in-depth understanding of essential social work theories, local social welfare systems and related policies as well as practical competences to provide support to individuals, families and communities. From learning to fieldwork placements, such comprehensive learning aims to facilitate students to become professional, competent and accountable social workers who will be able to promote the well-being of Hong Kong citizens and the development of social welfare in Hong Kong.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Graduates of the programme are eligible for registration as Registered Social Workers (RSW) with the Social Workers Registration Board. They can serve as social work assistants or related position in Hong Kong Government or Non-governmental Organizations.
Graduates can apply for admission to full-time / part-time / top-up bachelor degree programmes at various local universities such as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The City University of Hong Kong.
Graduates of the programme are eligible for registration as Registered Social Workers (RSW) with the Social Workers Registration Board.
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.