Vital Skills for Staff

”This will assist me in my new role... I enjoyed the course, the homework of course was a great help, and I liked hearing everyone’s feedback and opinions on the video meeting."

Heather, LEAP

”This is the 1st time I have took part on online training but I really did enjoy it and found some really useful tips.”

Donna, St Andrews Hospice


About Vital Skills

Vital Skills is made up of nine courses that were developed by Befriending Networks to provide comprehensive grounding for new workers or a refresher for more experienced workers. 

For information on our courses and costs, please see our Guide to Vital Skills Training. Please scroll down to see available training dates.

* 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. 


Call Befriending Networks 0131 261 8799 and as for Victoria Galloway, Learning and Development Officer or email For help accessing our online platform and webinar platform, please scroll to the bottom of this page.


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