Social Service Worker (Diploma)

College or Institute

College or Institute: University of the Fraser Valley
Program: Social Service Worker (Diploma)
Campus: Abbotsford
Online No
33844 King Road
Abbotsford, British Columbia
V2S 7M8

VAC Office

Office Location Surrey
13479 108th Avenue, 3rd Floor, Suite 350
Surrey, British Columbia
V3T 5T4


Two practicum, 200 hours each (400 hours total). 2-3 days per week, minimum of 14 hours per week


First practicum in semester 2 (winter semester of first year), second practicum in semester four (spring semester of second year)

Important Information

Students often graduate immediately following the final placement, with some exceptions. Recruiting process for fall placements start in mid june, recruiting proces for Winter placements starts end of August. Placements must be completed with different organizations. Strong preference for placements to be completed locally. Placement Coordinator suggests that the Bachelor of Social Work 4 year program would be the best fit for placements.