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Social Work professional experience dates 2021

Professional Experience dates are not negotiable. Students must attend at the advertised times. If a students have a medical condition or are pregnant, they should contact the relevant Course Coordinator for advice.

Please  be aware that some placements overlap with university recess, so students should not book travel at these times.

Course codeCourse namePlacement datesLength of placementAdditional information

SWRK3300

Field Practicum 122 Feb 21 - 1 Jun 2170 days
and 500 hours
(both minimums are required to be met)

This is the first of two placements to be undertaken by students during the four year Bachelor of Social Work program. The placement takes place in the student's 3rd year of study.

Students are required to attend:

  • Pre-placement workshop
    • Mon 15 Feb 21
  • Mid-placement workshops
    • Thu 18 Mar 21
    • Thu 8 Apr 21
    • Thu 29 Apr 21
    • Thu 20 May 21

Attendance at pre-placement and mid-placement workshops are compulsory.

SWRK4400

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Field Practicum 219 Jul 21 - 25 Oct 2170 days
and 500 hours
(both minimums are required to be met)

This is the second of two placements to be undertaken by students during the four year Bachelor of Social Work program. The placement takes place in the student's final year of study.

Students are required to attend:

  • Pre-placement workshop
    • Mon 12 Jul 21 (to be confirmed)
  • Mid-placement workshop
    • to be advised

Attendance at both workshops is compulsory.

    

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