Universal credit, ESA and the work capability assessment

This essential one-day course gives you an introduction to the work capability assessment that applies to employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC).

Assuming little or no experience of these benefits, the course gives you an understanding of the main rules for people whose health or disability limits their abilities to work. It also helps you deal with common problems.


The course covers:

■ Who can get ESA

■ The work capability assessment

■ UC and limited capability for work

■ An introduction to conditionality and work-related activity