Becoming a Professionally Capable Practitioner (ASYE)

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


5 days

Module code: MOD003475

Module level: 7

Module credits: 30 credits


Are you a newly qualified social worker about to start or in your first year of practice? Our module is designed to support you in your transition from qualification and registration to capable practitioner. You'll build on existing knowledge and skills to reflect on your experiences so far.

Full description

Who should attend?

Newly qualified social workers working with adults, children, young people, and/or families.



3 and 17 October 2018
7, 21 and 28 November 2018


6 and 27 February 2019
6 and 27 March 2019
3 April 2019

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

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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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 7)


For more information about fees, please enquire with our CPD Admissions Team. Call 01245 686868 or email

Contact details

Sally Stubbings
Tel: 01223 695857

CPD Admissions
Tel: 01245 686868

Entry requirements

You'll need the agreement of your employer to attend the module. For county council employees, you need to talk to your workforce development team.

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