Diplomirani socialni delavec (un)/diplomirana socialna delavka (un)

Certification authority: 
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of social work
EQF Level of the qualification: 
European Credit Transfer Scale (ECTS): 
SI Slovenia
Evaluate the core competences
needed for this job
Core competences 
Know and understand concepts, theories and phenomena as well as the methods and procedures of social work. (For instance: social contexts, legal regulations, institutions, public policy and administration, human resources management and so on).
Analyse and synthesise. (For instance: analysing social phenomena and events; synthesising sectoral knowledge, understanding the links between the difficulties of individuals and the wider social context, recognising and removing systemic barriers).
Apply knowledge, procedures and methods. (For instance: application of knowledge and procedures of enhancing the power of users, jointly seeking and co-creating support networks, co-creation of working relations, advocacy and inclusion of underprivileged.
Think and act strategically. (For instance: joint planning and evaluation, predicting the development of events, differentiating between the essential and non-essential, co-creating longer-lasting solutions to fundamental problems, stance of advocacy).
Apply critical and ethical self-reflection in thinking and actions. (For instance: commitment to professional ethics in the social environment through respect for the principles of non-discrimination and multi-culturalism, reflection on own involvement).
Recognise, understand and respond to diversity. (For instance: addressing one’s own prejudices and discriminatory behaviour, recognising racist and discriminatory behaviour and social ideologies and working actively to counter them, working flexibly in va.
Recognise and understand human hardships and crises tied to socially and personally determined circumstances (in the lives of individuals, families, groups, collectives, communities).
Co-create desired outcomes with consideration for the user’s perspective. (Ability to monitor and balance circumstances such as articulation of previously unreflected conflicts, establishing a working relationship and personal contact, joint definition of.
Exercise communication skills. (Abilities in communication, listening, summarising, written expression, public presentation and debate, spoken expression, clear, active presentation of an argument, use of communication and information technology).
Be innovative. (Abilities in (co-)creating original or other concepts, solutions, procedures – instead of already established procedures that are not effective in the given circumstances).
Work in a team, group and project. (Willingness to cooperate, consideration for other opinions and fulfilment of agreed role within a team or group, ability to cooperate and represent the position of the profession in an interdisciplinary environment).
Network. (For instance: making contacts within an organisation and outside it, mastering formal and informal relations, skill in the use of networks in the context of the problem in hand and so on).
Jointly manage and co-manage. (For instance: abilities in coordinating, organising, advising, managing and so on with users and professional colleagues).
Work in an international and plural professional environment. (For instance: ability to understand global processes, articulate and represent the profession in an international environment, work in international professional bodies, write and be published.
Be professional: ability of professional discipline, concern for own professional development, for the development, recognition and standing of the profession and communication of knowledge.
How can the certification be obtained? 
Initial training scheme (pupil or student)
Continuous training scheme
Is it possible to obtain a partial validation?: 
No ❌