To qualify as a Registered Social Worker (RSW), you would need to meet the following entry requirements:
Possess at least a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Diploma in Social Work recognised by the Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board (SWAAB)
Have one year of post-qualification full-time social work experience in Singapore
Have 80 hours of relevant in-employment training
Have 1,000 hours of supervised practice during study and/or post-study employment; if you
have completed your first degree or graduate diploma in Social Work locally or overseas in year
2010 and thereafter, your hours of supervised practice during employment must be obtained from a
supervisor with a recognised degree or graduate diploma in social work and at least 3 years* of social work
experience of which 1 year must be in Singapore.
Provide 2 character references from peers and/or employers
*The minimum number of years of experience for the supervisor will be raised from 3 years to 4 years with effect from 8 February 2018. Click here for details.