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Social Work

Brief Description and overview of Social Work Courses in Australia.

Social Workers are health professional who helps people in the time of crisis. They work with individuals, families, groups and communities to provide practical support, counselling, information and emotional support. If you are passionate about easing suffering and making things better for troubled and vulnerable people, then a Social Work degree will give you the skills toward a successful career.

The Australian Government’s joboutlook.gov.au website shows a solid future growth prospect for Social Workers and related occupations. The average weekly pay for Social Workers is  1,829 (2021. Due to the strong demand for social workers in Australia, there is a very high chance of getting permanent residency (PR) through an Independent Visa subclass, state sponsor or even sponsored by an employer. 

Higher Education Social Work courses in Australia.

  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • The duration of the Bachelor of Social Work course is 4 years.
  • All accredited Bachelor of Social Work courses have a mandatory work placement component as part of your study, which gives you valuable work experience in Australia.
  • Graduates of accredited Bachelor of Social Work courses are eligible for membership of Australian Association of Social Works (AASW).

Entry requirements for International students:

  • Minimum completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent
  • Academic IELTS minimum of 6.5 overall and at least 6.0 in each band or equivalent.

(For more accurate information, check the institution's website or contact us) 

  • Master of Social Work 
  • The duration of the Master of Social Work course is 2 years.
  • All accredited Master of Social Work courses have a mandatory work placement component as part of your study, which gives you valuable work experience in Australia.
  • Graduates of Master of Social Work (Qualifying) courses are eligible for membership of Australian Association of Social Work (AASW).

Entry requirements for International students:

  • Bachelor degree in a closely related field.
  • Academic IELTS minimum of 7.5 overall and at least 7.0 in each band or equivalent.

       (For more information, check the individual institution's website or contact us) 

What are the PR options/Pathways for Social Workers?

  • Completing your accredited degree.
  • Getting your skills assessed positively by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Lodge your Expression of Interest (You must meet the minimum points requirement).
  • After receiving the invitation, you are eligible to apply for PR.

Different type of Migration Visa options for Social Work Graduates.

Due to the massive demand for Social Workers in Australia, there are many PR pathways if you have your skills assessed through the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). Furthermore, the Australian Government's initiative to encourage skilled workers to move to regional areas to fill the skill shortage gap in these regions means that they have created many PR pathways by studying, living and working in regional Australia.  Social Work and its related occupations are listed on the Medium- and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and qualify for VISA types 190, 189,491, 494 and more.

 

 

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