Topical Training

"Training is so valuable, the activities were great and really got you thinking. Dementia & Befriending training was really useful, the resources were great too." – Mind in Bradford


Our Topical Training covers a range of topics designed to support you in your role. Currently, all courses remain as an online option only. We have many courses available on set topics to support your continued professional development and the operations of your befriending project.

If you need any of the training courses for you or your team but do not see a date below, please get in touch. All courses are available to be purchased as a private run. Any questions about our topical training content and availability? Email

Our Topical Training catalogue includes: 

  • Bereavement in Befriending
  • Collaboration and Co-Design 
  • Monitoring, Evaluating, and Reporting Impact 
  • Policies and Procedures for Befrienders
  • Reducing Inappropriate Referrals 
  • Safeguarding in Befriending 
  • Supporting Mental Wellbeing in Befriending Projects 
  • Volunteer Retainment 
Access our training and events catalogue 2024 to compare Topical Training course content, discussion points and more


Found 7 events.

Reducing Inappropriate Referrals

Wednesday 1st May, 10:30AM - 12:30PM

Collaboration and Co-Design

Thursday 2nd May, 10AM - 12PM

Volunteer Retainment

Tuesday 7th May, 2PM - 4PM

Bereavement in Befriending

Monday 20th May, 12:30PM - 3PM

Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting Impact

Thursday 23rd May, 10AM - 1:30PM

Policies and Procedures for Befrienders

Wednesday 24th July, 11AM - 12:30PM

Cancellation Policy

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. 


If you have any accessibility requirements, please do get in touch and notify our Learning and Development manager so that they can best prepare and ensure the course is inclusive of your needs. 

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