Post-registration training ‘too vague’

Registered social workers called on the General Social Care Council
last week for more details on what they need to do to fulfil their
post-registration training and learning (PRTL) requirements.

Registered social workers will have to re-register with the GSCC
every three years and complete 15 days, or 90 hours of PRTL, over
this period. Failure to do so could result in a charge of
professional misconduct.

But current advice is vague. PRTL requirements can be met through a
range of activities that could reasonably be expected to advance
the social worker’s professional development or contribute to the
development of the profession as a whole.

Delegates at a GSCC annual conference workshop complained that they
had not been given enough information about what was expected of

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