Certificate in Social Work and Welfare - Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute | Educartis

Nairobi
1 years
Certificate
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This one year course in Social Work and Welfare aims to train individuals with the requisite knowledge in the social work field to ensure quality of human life and social solidarity. Learners will also gain crucial practical experience on how to work with individuals, groups, and communities in a multi-cultural society. The course is ideal for learners interested in preparing for entry-level employment in social welfare programs or social work agencies. 

Workers in the social welfare sector are responsible for providing support services to people of all ages and backgrounds. This is a challenging, exciting and growing field in counselling and whether you're just starting out, or are looking to advance in your career, this twelve month Certificate in Social Work and Welfare will expand your career opportunities and enhance your employability. 

Upon completion of the course, students will receive a Certificate in Social Work and Welfare. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this programme, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic group dynamics. 
  • Apply principles and techniques of community organising to affect change in society. 
  • Describe the social services delivery system in Kenya. 
  • Demonstrate culturally competent communication and interviewing skills. 
  • Know and practice the values and ethics of the Social Welfare profession. 

Certification obtained

Certificate in Social Work and Welfare 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This one year programme is a great stepping stone towards exciting careers, including: 

  • Community Services Case Manager
  • Counsellor
  • Welfare Support Worker
  • Outreach Officer
  • Community Support Worker

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Admission Criteria

This certificate course is recommended for anyone looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of social welfare. 

The admission criteria are as follows: 

  • KCSE D+ 
Or
  •  KCE Div. 3 

How do I apply?

Please visit the Amani Counselling and Training Institute to collect and complete an application form. Learners will pay a 1,000 KES non-refundable fee for application processing. Please attach the following documents: 

  • Copy of any previous certificates
  • 1 passport size photograph
  • Copy of your National ID/Passport

After application, you will be contacted for a formal interview. 

Detailed course information

Taken on-campus, this one year programme is designed to give students a solid foundation for a future career in Social Welfare.

The course outline is as follows: 

  • Theories of counselling
  • Counseling skills and Practice
  • Counselling Process
  • Self Awareness
  • Group Theory
  • Contextual lssues

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