Benefits for childcare professionals (NEW)

Level: Basic

This course is aimed at professionals working with children and young people with little or no experience of welfare benefits

The course covers the major benefits paid to working and non-working parents to help them raise their children, the help available to help pay for childcare costs, free early years education schemes and benefits available to disabled children and their parents.

The course covers:  

  • Tax credits and universal credit for parents
  • Other benefits for parents
  • Help to pay for childcare costs
  • Tax free childcare and childcare vouchers
  • Disability living allowance (DLA) for disabled children and carers allowance for their carers
  • Free early years education for 2, 3 and 4 year olds
  • Education benefits such as free school meals