Frontline features a work-based postgrad qualification and accelerated leadership development. It has on-the-job training in Greater Manchester, Greater London, Buckinghamshire or Essex. You must have a 2.1 or first to be considered, along with 300 UCAS points
Think Ahead is a new route to becoming a mental health social worker. You’ll be paid to work in an expert team alongside clinical professionals, study for a master’s degree in social work, and receive leadership training. Applications open in the Autumn, with a deadline in January.
You can qualify through a higher education or work-based route
There is the Qualification in Careers Guidance (QCG), which includes the postgraduate diploma in career guidance (DipCG). It is either 1 year full time or 2 years part time, and combines study with work-based learning