You will need to obtain a login for the online application form, by clicking on the ‘Create Account' button on the application form website.
Please read the CPD Online Application Form Guidance Notes (PDF) first, this will save you time as not all sections of the form need to be completed for CPD applicants.
Social work practitioners and academics act as agents of change, collaborating to empower individuals, families and communities.
Discover more Northumbria University has more than 25 years of experience in running successful qualifying and post-qualifying social work programmes.
With a strong interdisciplinary focus, we collaborate across subject areas in the department, faculty and beyond.
These modular Continuing Professional Development programmes can be completed on a part time basis over a maximum period of five years.They offer flexibility so that applicants can determine the pace of study selecting from a range of options to create a coherent programme that meets individual needs and interests.Most candidates are from social work and sponsored by their employing agency to take the MA Advanced Social Work or MA Mental Health.We are also working with Cardiff University to ensure current CPEL students are fully supported to complete their studies.We are extremely grateful to Cardiff University and Alliance partners at Swansea, Bangor and Glyndwr Universities for the on-going quality of learning delivered, the innovative approach to the programme delivery, their excellent team work and partnership with us.Continuing Professional Education and Learning (CPEL) Framework for Social Workers The Consolidation Programme for Newly Qualified Social Workers Experienced Practice in Social Work (EPSW) Programme Senior Practice in Social Work (SPSW) Programme Consultant Social Work (CSW) Programme Other post qualifying courses Continuing Professional Education and Learning (CPEL) Framework for Social Workers The Consolidation Programme for Newly Qualified Social Workers Experienced Practice in Social Work (EPSW) Programme Senior Practice in Social Work (SPSW) Programme Consultant Social Work (CSW) Programme Other post qualifying courses The CPEL Framework supports social workers while they practise and progress through their careers.The framework has four courses (called programmes).We also offer Approved Mental Health Professional Training within the MA Mental Health and Best Interest Assessor Module.Our Continuing Professional Development Master's degrees are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to further their career as a successful practitioner and manager.The programme is delivered by: There is more information on these programmes on Cardiff University's website.We plan to publish a consultation document on a revised framework in late 2019.