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Level 1 Award in Befriending 1230

This is a 3 week that aims to provide you with opportunity to develop your listening and understanding skills associated with the role of a befriender and to recognise the support which may be needed to help individuals.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 1

  • Duration

    3 Weeks

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This introduces learners to the role of a befriender, and types of organisations which provide a befriending service.
As well as understanding the boundaries of the role, the importance of preparation and reporting and appropriate use of safeguarding and equality and diversity during interactions, learners will also practice listening skills.

This course is available as an online course, where you can access the course materials at any time of day with one to one tutor support as needed.

Throughout the course you will be required to produce 3 reflective journals.

You will complate a portfolio of evidence

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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