Practice Learning Documentation - Social Work


Pre-Registration Social Work programmes

BA Social Work

BA Social Work Handbook (Assessment of Practice) 2023-2024 (DOC, 380.5KB)

Please contact the Social Work Placement Leads for an accessible copy of this document.

Assessment on the BA Social Work course now uses the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership e-Portfolio.

Please contact the Social Work Placement Leads for further details.

BA Social Work Practice (Degree Apprenticeship)

Please refer to the Degree Apprenticeship in Social Work Course Handbook for guidance on the assessment of practice requirements and processes.

MA Social Work

Assessment on the MA Social Work course now uses the PebblePad platform

  • PebblePad support site (Sheffield Hallam University)
  • If you are a Practice Educator and you need advice on using PebblePad when recording your assessments of your student's practice please contact Deborah Develin for advice
  • If you are a Practice Educator and you need advice on using PebblePAD, please contact the SHU PebblePad Helpdesk for advice 

Post-Registration Social Work programmes

Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)

Practice Assessors for the Approved Mental Health Professional programme - please refer to the AMHP Course Handbook and AMHP Practice Handbook for guidance.


Placement Learning Outcomes - BA Social Work, BA Social Work Practice (Degree Apprenticeship) and Masters in Social Work (Pre-Registration Social Work Programmes)

Failure to progress on placement

Please find guidance below on the process that will be followed if a student is not progressing in practice as expected:

The document below gives further guidance for Social Work support for students: