SOWK671-20S1 (D) Semester One 2020 (Distance)

Fieldwork Practicum 1

45 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020


Field experience of 60 days in social service agencies under the guidance of accredited fieldwork teachers. Teaching and learning methods seek to facilitate an effective framework for initial practice, guided by the Social Workers Registration Board 10 core competencies. Students enrolled in SOWK 671 must provide attestations as to character and suitability for continuing practice and agree to practice and be bound by the Code of Ethics of the New Zealand Association of Social Workers and the New Zealand Social Workers Registration Board's registration: Fit and Proper Person Policy. Students enrolled in this course whose circumstances change in regard to character or suitability must inform the course co-ordinator immediately. Changes in circumstances, whether notified by the student or others, may result in the student being required to undergo a re-assessment arranged by the Head of Department. Registered social work field educators and individual students on placement are supported by a designated teaching liaison person.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.


SOWK471, SOWK571


Course Coordinator

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences Head of Department


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Workbooks/Case Study & Reflections on Competencies Met Are due between mid to the end of June

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,826.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 40

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All SOWK671 Occurrences

  • SOWK671-20S1 (D) Semester One 2020 (Distance)
  • SOWK671-20A (D) Any Time Start 2020 (Distance)