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Find out more about registration from the videos and links below.

What is registration and how can you register?

Being registered with us means you are part of a professional workforce and can show that you have skills and knowledge that are vital to providing good care and support to the people of Wales.

Here's a quick guide video with essential information about being registered with Social Care Wales.

Find out more about why we register.

Applying to register

To register you need to make an application on our online system SCWonline.

Here’s a quick guide video to show you how to apply to register, with tips to help you through every stage of the online process.

Find out more about how to apply.

To find more step by step videos about how to complete your application to register please visit our YouTube channel registration playlist.

Now you’re registered, what do you need to know?

Now that you're registered

By being registered you have shown you have the right values, skills and training. You will need to keep your registration up to date and can take part in the benefits of being a registered professional.

Here's a quick guide video about your responsibilities as a registered person.

Maintaining your registration

Its important you keep your registration details up to date, pay your fees and log your continuing professional development (CPD).

Here's a quick guide video about how to keep your registration up to date using your SCWonline account.

Information for employers and endorsers

Employer responsibilities

To be able to register people we need to work with employers to check and collect information to make sure that only those fit to practise are on the Register.

Here's a quick guide video for employers to understand how to manage any requests we make and actions we need you to take.

Find out more about employer and HEI’s responsibilities.

One of the routes to register is called employer assessment. We ask employers to confirm the suitability of an applicant having assessed them against a list of competencies.

Here's a quick guide video to help employers understand how to manage employer assessment requests in their SCWonline account.

Find out more about the employer assessment route.

Case studies

It’s time to register for a lot of people, to help we have created some case study videos showing what real people working in social care have to say about registering with us.

Here's a quick guide video about Highfield Care Home's experience of registering.

Here's a quick guide video about Hengoed Care’s experience of registering.

Additional resources

To find more step by step videos about how to complete your application to register please visit our YouTube channel registration playlist.

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First published: 30 March 2022
Last updated: 3 October 2022
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