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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
With an emphasis on the integration of theories and practice, the programme enables students to develop a sound 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.
Graduates of the programme can serve as social work assistants or related position.
Graduates can apply for admission to full-time / part-time bachelor degree programmes at various local and overseas universities, e.g.
Graduates of the programme are eligible for registration as Registered Social Workers (RSW) with the Social Workers Registration Board.
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.