You'll need to take a degree or postgraduate qualification in social work approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.
You could do a 2-year postgraduate degree in social work, if you have a second class or higher degree in another subject.
You may be eligible for social work funding.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grade 9 to 4 (A* to C) or above and 2 to 3 A levels
- a degree in any subject for a postgraduate course