Complementary Skills

Complementary Skills Training on topical subjects are offered online and face-to-face multiple times each year. Please scroll down for dates and locations of training.

"I really enjoyed the range of different training techniques and information covered."       - Mental Health Awareness Training Participant
"There was a great energy in the training room and all of it has all been so beneficial. It’s been great to focus on mental health awareness within befriending."                                                                      - Mental Health Awareness Training Participant


Future courses 

All current available dates are listed below. We are happy to gain feedback and suggestions from our membership and do try to action these. Please monitor this page for dates of complementary training. 

Course currently in creation: Befriending: Measuring the Impact 

Any questions?

Call Befriending Networks 0131 261 8799 and ask for Victoria Galloway (Learning and Development Officer) or email 

Current Complementary Skills Training Available


Found 9 events.

Edinburgh: Dementia and Befriending POSTPONED

Tuesday 31st March 2020, 10am - 4pm

Edinburgh: Management and Leadership for Befriending Projects POSTPONED

Part One Thursday 2nd April / Part Two Thursday 23rd April

Online: Dementia and Befriending

Course Access 16/04 - 14/05, Online Webinar Friday 15th 11am - 12:30pm

Online: Mental Health Awareness in Befriending

Course Access 05/05 - 21/05, Webinar Friday 22nd May 11am - 12:30pm

Edinburgh: Safeguarding in Befriending

Tuesday 26th May 2020, 11am - 3pm

Online: Bereavement in Befriending FULLY BOOKED

Course Access 04/06 - 24/06, Webinar Wednesday 24th June 1:30 - 3pm

Online: Management and Leadership for Befriending Projects

June 2020 (Please see event description)

London : Bereavement in Befriending

Wednesday 16th September 2020 10am to 4pm

* Please note: we understand that circumstances may require a change of training dates. We allow you to defer once when we are given notice of at least 48hours, after that it is seen as a non-refundable cancellation. Please do check your diary before committing to any dates.