Become a Friend Against Scams
If you would like to be a Friend Against Scams you can attend a short awareness session in person or complete the online training.
After this session you will be asked to start taking action to take as stand against scams. This could be by talking to your neighbours, friends or family about scams or writing to your local MP asking them to promote scams awareness. For more ideas of what you can do as a Friend, take a look at the 'Friends pledges' at the bottom of this page.
Friends Against Scams awareness sessions are run by SCAMchampions, who are trained and supported by the NTS Scams Team. Each 45 minute awareness session is fun and interactive and a chance to meet other people who want to take a stand against scams.
Awareness sessions run across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. You can find your nearest session here.
Alternatively, complete the online learning session, which can be done in the comfort of your own home, at work or wherever, is most convenient for you. The online learning is also interactive, so you will be able to learn about scams in a fun way. Complete the online learning here.
As a Friend Against Scams you will be asked to turn the knowledge you have gained about scams into action in order to take a stand against scams.
Here are some ideas to get you started: