£139 – £159

Advising with Conviction - an Unlock training workshop

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Supporting practitioners who are either advising or supporting people with convictions into employment, volunteering and education.

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 'Advising with Conviction' workshop 

- multiple dates

We have a limited number of places available for the September workshop which will now be held online due to Covid and we will be adding more dates in due course. 

 ‘Advising with Conviction’ is a full-day workshop designed to provide front-line practitioners and advisors with a well-rounded knowledge of how to support individuals with their criminal records and disclosing them to others.

This workshop is endorsed by the Probation Institute and endorsed by the Institute of Employability Professionals.


To be more confident in providing accurate and effective advice and support to people with convictions on if, what, when and how to disclose.

Who’s it for?

Supporting practitioners who are either advising or supporting people with convictions into employment, volunteering and education.

What does it cover? 

It provides an overview of the following areas (these can be tailored when delivered in-house)

  • About Unlock / Why is this important?
  • Types of criminal record checks and what they disclose
  • Understanding criminal records
  • Legally, need to disclose?
  • To disclose or not to disclose?
  • When & how to disclose? [in brief]
  • The role of self-disclosure statements [in brief]

Registration is from 9.15am. The session will start promptly at 9.30am and finish at 4.30pm

Tea & coffee will be available on arrival and morning and afternoon breaks. Lunch will not be provided.

This course has been developed with practitioners in mind. If you are an employer, HR professional or recruiter, please check out our 'Employing with Conviction' training.

We can also provide workshops to university admissions professionals to help them develop policies and practices that assist them in dealing fairly with applicants who have a criminal record.


More information regarding our training services are available on our website here. 



Any questions?

Please contact admin@unlock.org.uk or telephone 01622 230705.

Bookings are subject to our training terms



What's the refund policy?

Update Any cancellations due to Covid will  be fully refundable.

Unfortunately no refunds are allowed. Transfer to an alternative workshop may be possible up to two weeks in advance of the training date. After that period no transfers will be allowed. Substitutions are allowed at any time, just let us know and we will arrange for a ticket to be sent to the new attendee.

Please ensure that you purchase the correct ticket type. We reserve the right to cancel your booking and refund your purchase if the wrong ticket type is purchased. You are then welcome to re-purchase the correct ticket type at the correct price. If you are unsure of your qualification for the concessionary rate, do give us a call 01622 230705 or email admin@unlock.org.uk. Thank you.

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