Training for Professionals

One Parent Families Scotland has a long track record of providing training to the statutory and voluntary sectors and to lone parent groups.

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Courses offered include:

  • Conditionality and Sanctions
  • Universal Credit
  • Child Maintenance Service
  • Tailored training on request

These courses can also be customised to fit the needs of your group.

The training can be delivered in your own area preventing costly and time-consuming travel. Courses run for a half or full day and are complemented by copies of our factsheets. Participants also have access to our telephone information line for follow-up support.

Call 0808 801 0323 or email if you would like more information about training courses. Download the PDF for the Practitioner Advice Centre below.


Feedback from our Training

Training for New Deal for Lone Parents Advisers:

“A well delivered and informative course”

“This was a very enjoyable and helpful day”

Training on the Tax Credit system:

“Made complex subject clear”

“Most enjoyable and very relaxed and informative”

“Course was very informative and cleared up a lot of grey areas for me”

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