Have you renewed your Annual Practising Certificates (APC) for the practising year beginning 1st July 2014?
Failure to renew your practising certificate by the due date of 1st July 2014 will require the Board to refer a Registered Social Worker to the SWRB Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal
A reminder email has been sent to all Registered Social Workers who have not renewed their practising certificate as at 24th June.
To view a list of those who have not renewed please follow the link here
If you recognise any Registered Social Worker on this list please advise them to contact the SWRB office.
It is a legal requirement to inform the Board whether or not you are practising as per the Social Workers Registration Act 2003.
You can choose Non Practising via the online system and there is no cost to do this.
Freephone: 0508 797 269
Annual Practising Certificates (APC) are required to be renewed by 1/07/2014 for the period through to 30/06/2015 and will now be processed online via this website.
We invite you to renew your Annual Practising Certificate (APC) for the 2014/2015 practising year.
You can do this on our secure online platform.
You must update your status whether you are practising or non-practising (e.g. parental leave, overseas, no longer employed in the social work sector).
To view your personal information, such as home address, you will need to log in to the online platform.
You can renew online from 9.00am Monday 26th May 2014.
We have put a flowchart on this website that tells you how to renew your Annual Practising Certificate online.
The online APC Renewal process will be available on this website from 9.00am Monday 26th May 2014. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address held by the SWRB (the latest personal or work address you supplied to the SWRB – check both) before this date. This email address will be used to activate your account.
Click on the APC Renewal on the right, then, click on the ‘Renew Now’ button and you are on your way.
request and print out an invoice for your employer if you have their permission. (Before requesting an invoice you must check that your employer agrees to pay this).