Training days

FRU runs three sets of training days annually; normally in September/October; January/February and May/June. The training day introduces you to the relevant law and tribunal procedure, as well as explaining how volunteering for FRU works. They run from 10am until 4.30pm.

You must take out your first case within one year of attending a training day.

There are separate training days for Social Security and Employment. If you want to do both types of case, you need to attend both.

Future training days

Our Auturmn training days took place in October 2017. The next training days will be in the Winter and bookings will open in late January or Early February. We will announce the dates here and via the mailing list once the dates have been arranged so please check back here regularly.

 

Booking

To book go to FRUOnline, our online booking system. There is a £50 fee to attend.

Before booking, please check that you are eligible to volunteer and have read the information about case availability.

Unless you have already registered as a user on FRUOnline, you will need to register as part of the booking process. Note that registering to receive emails about future training days is not the same as registering on FRUOnline.

If when attempting to book, you receive the message "invalid email address" you have probably already registered. Click on "Forgotten Password" to recover your login details.

You can cancel your training day booking through your FRUOnline account. You will receive a refund. You will be charged a £5 cancellation fee (because of the work involved in processing the cancellation and bank charges). We do not provide refunds for cancellations received less than 48 hours before the training day.

When places on a training day are cancelled, they become available again automatically. If a training day is fully booked it is worth checking the website again later.

Religious Adjustments

Those who are unable, for religious reasons, to attend on a Saturday should send an email telling us why they are unable to attend the training day and which area of law they wish to train in.  Please fill in the email form on the contact us page.

Training Day Mailing List

To sign up for email notification once training dates have been announced, please enter your details here