Thinking of a career in social work?

Leeds and Wakefield local authorities have formed a unique teaching partnership with Leeds Beckett University and University of Leeds to provide the very best in education, training, employment and continued professional development.

As a partnership, we strive for excellence in all aspects of social work.

We are committed to providing our students with a successful career in one of the most rewarding careers you can pursue.

Join us and change lives.

Introducing Leeds and Wakefield Social Work Teaching Partnership

Introducing Leeds and Wakefield Social Work Teaching Partnership

This video explains what LWSWTP is all about and what you can expect if you choose to study with us.

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development

We have developed a wide range of CPD courses to support and develop our social work practitioners

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