If you are accepted to study on the Degree in Social Work at an educational establishment in Northern Ireland you need to register with the Social Care Council prior to commencing the course.
NB: Students from other universities in the UK who are completing a placement in Northern Ireland also need to register with the Social Care Council prior to the start of the placement.
To submit an application you will need to create an online account, or login to your existing account via the following link and complete the online application form: portal.niscc.org
In order for your application to be fully processed and approved for registration you must:
Submit a completed online Application Form which has been endorsed by your university.
When applying to register as a Social Work Student the university at which you intend to study will endorsement your application as part of their intake procedure and will notify the Council.
Registrants will continue to be provided with routine reminders in the future. Upon receipt of a reminder, payment of fees and submission of renewals should be made as soon as possible via the online portal in order to maintain registration status. All registrants are reminded to access their accounts regularly to ensure their details are up to date and to verify fees and renewal due dates. With our new portal, it will be easier and quicker for you to register, pay your fees and keep your information up to date. With our new portal, it will be easier and quicker for you to register, pay your fees and keep your information up to date.
Click on the link below to access our Registration Portal