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Social workers support, empower and advocate for individuals, families, whānau, and communities. Wintec provides both the qualifications and practical skills needed to work successfully as a social worker in New Zealand.

The Bachelor of Social Work combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on learning. Students will gain the knowledge base, skills, and attributes required to practice in a variety of social work fields such as schools, hospitals, community groups or government organisations.

Applicants who don’t meet the entry requirements to the degree programme, can apply to study Te Ara Pūtake My Academic Pathway (Social Service pathway) to help prepare them for enrolment in the programme. 

Our programmes

Pathways

Health and social practice pathway diagram

About the faculty

In the Centre for Health and Social Practice we provide practical interprofessional education that prepares students for a future in the health and social practice industry.

If you have a passion for people, nursing, social work and counselling, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or midwifery are all challenging but rewarding choices. Our courses and programmes are a great way to start your career, supported by experienced and registered academic staff.

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Prospectus (course guide)

The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.

Request an email or posted copy of the Prospectus.

The Prospectus (course guide) is available in both digital and physical formats. Click on the document below to download a copy or fill in the form below to receive a copy via either email or the post.

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