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.

View our upcoming training events for professionals

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.

Feedback from recent training on the above subjects

“I had very little prior knowledge.  I feel a lot more confident in my knowledge of this system”

“Really worthwhile, would be great to do a follow-up further down the line”

“Very informative, helped get rid of myths”

“A lot of useful information and a much better understanding of procedure and advice we can give clients.  Very useful course and I will recommend to others”

“Excellent training, thank you”

Practitioner Advice Service

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



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0808 801 0323

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