Become a Social Work Technician

There are currently two pathways to apply as a social work technician.

Social Work Technician Application

This process applies to those who:

- Have successfully completed a recognized social work technician program:

  • NBCC’s Social Service Community Worker program
  • CCNB’s Technique en service social et communautaire program;


- Are currently registered as a social work technician-equivalent in another jurisdiction in Canada (Ex: Social Service Worker with OCSWSSW)


Social Work Technician Equivalency Application

This application process applies to those who:

- Are currently working in a social work technician equivalent role. Please review the Scopes of Practice to review what is considered within the social work technician scope of practice.

Important note: This application pathway is open for a limited time. To be considered through Social Work Technician Equivalency, both the Application Form and the Application Fee must be received by June 7, 2025.


If the above pathways do not apply, more information on how you can pursue a career as a social work technician can be found here.