The Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board has established a set of criteria and standards for the recognition of a Social Work qualification for accreditation. The guidelines are available here.  The Social Work qualifications that can be obtained for accreditation as a Registered Social Worker-Provisional (RSW-P) or a Registered Social Worker (RSW) are:


National University of Singapore
  • Social Work Degree/Graduate Diploma/Master conferred by National University of Singapore

Singapore University of Social Sciences

  • Social Work Degree/Graduate Diploma/Master conferred by Singapore University of Social Sciences

Applicants who possess a Social Work qualification which is not available in the above universities or accredited by the above bodies will have to complete an Application for Recognition of Foreign Social Work Qualification Form in order for us to assess whether it meets the guidelines set by SWAAB. The form may be downloaded here.