Here you can download SWRB policy statements relating to Registration, Scope of Practice, and recognised New Zealand Social Work Qualifications:

Registration policies


Continuing Professional Development Policy

Enough Practical Experience

Fit and Proper Policy

English Language Competence and English Language Testing

Supervision Expectations for Registered Social Workers

Scope of Practice

General Scope of Practice 2017

Programme Recognition policies

SWRB Programme Recognition Standards

Position Paper

Research position paper