Friends Against Scams Online Learning

By completing this scams awareness session, anyone can learn about the different types of scams and how to spot and support a victim. With increased knowledge and awareness, people can make scams part of everyday conversation with their family, friends and neighbours, which will enable them to protect themselves and loved ones.

Once you've completed the session, turn your knowledge into action - Spread the word, protect others and take a stand against scams!

Select the version that's best for you

There are two versions of the online awareness session that you can choose from. Either watch this short video (8 minutes) below narrated by a member of the team, or scroll down to complete the original interactive session (about 20 minutes).

If you are having problems playing the video, there is an alternate version on Vimeo here.

Once you have finished the video you can claim your Friends Against Scams certificate by emailing - please include the name you'd like on the certificate in your email.


Course Contents

Chapter 1:   Why is learning about scams important?
Chapter 2:   Types of scams
Chapter 3:   How to spot a scam victim
Chapter 4:   Spot the signs
Chapter 5:   Helping friends and family
Chapter 6:   Reporting and advice
Chapter 7:   Congratulations - You are now a Friend Against Scams
Chapter 8:   Other 'Friends' initiatives