Scams Awareness Month 2017
The training packs contain activities to deliver with community groups, small service user groups, neighbourhood watch, housing associations, local Citizens Advice, colleges etc and are designed to be used as a whole workshop/ course or can be used as individual activities depending on the time and resources available to the facilitator. There are a range of activities to raise awareness of scams and to develop the skills and confidence to deal with them.
Campaigns materials can be found here
Employment Scams - Young People
The resources here have been produced in partnership with SAFERjobs with key messaging from Citizens Advice Scams Awareness campaign. Whilst the resources can be used for any age group looking for work, we would encourage teachers/ tutors and anyone else engaging in education of young people to use these to raise awareness of employment scams and how to report them [ 0.56 mb].
How scammers operate
Tricks of the trade [ 1.2 mb] - activity based on a video, to develop vocabulary about scams, the characteristics of scammers and practice saying no to a scammer. Includes storyboard and scammer prompt cards.
Scammers tricks of the trade videos [ 29 mb] - videos for use with the Tricks of the trade activity, about the tactics used by scammers.