The Higher Diploma in Social Work awarded by the Hong Kong College of Technology is recognised by the Social Workers Registration Board. Graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Social Worker.
Graduates are qualified for registration as Registered Social Worker and apply for Social Work Assistant or equivalent positions at Social Welfare Department, social welfare agencies or NGOs.
Every student is required to complete 720 hours fieldwork practice at 2 different social welfare organizations. The scope of fieldwork placement covers a broad range of services, including children and youth service, rehabilitation service, elderly service, family and child welfare, community development. Through fieldwork placement, students can put their social work values, knowledge and skills into practice and obtain valuable work experiences.
Face to face (Classes may need to be conducted via online platform depending on epidemic for the sake of students’ safety)
* Including Chinese Language and English Language
# At most two Applied Learning subjects achieved a level of "Attained" or above would be considered on a case-by-case basis
** With passes in Chinese and English languages in either HKCEE or HKDSE (Level 2) or equivalent public examination