Topical Training

Our Topical Training covers a range of topics designed to support you in your role. They are on subjects that 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 Topical Training Available


Found 5 events.

Online: Mental Health Awareness in Befriending

1st September - 15th September, Webinar 2pm-3:30pm on Tuesday 15th

Online: Safeguarding in Befriending

Course Access Tuesday 1st September - Thursday 17th September

Online: Dementia and Befriending

Access 3rd - 17th September, Reflective session 2pm-3:30pm on the 17th

Online: Bereavement in Befriending

Course Access 7th September, Webinar Thursday 24th September 11am - 12:30pm

Online: Management and Leadership in Befriending Projects

Course Access and Support from 21st September - 20th October

* 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.