Online training

Limited capability for work in universal credit (Scotland), 7 March 2023 ONLINE

7th March 2023
Online Scotland
This course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect universal credit (UC). The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’ work-related requirements...

Income maximisation for older people (Scotland), 31 January – 1 February 2023 ONLINE

31st January 2023 to 1st February 2023
Online Scotland
Older people commonly do not claim all that they are entitled to. This course provides an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Child disability payment (Scotland), 1 – 2 November 2022 ONLINE

1st November 2022 to 2nd November 2022
Online Scotland
Child disability payment (CDP) is a new Scottish benefit that helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. It replaces disability living allowance (DLA) for children living in Scotland. This...

Challenging Scottish benefit decisions – what’s the difference? (Scotland), 28 – 29 September 2022 ONLINE

28th September 2022 to 29th September 2022
Online Scotland
Social Security Scotland now delivers a range of benefits for people who live in Scotland. You may already be familiar with the processes involved in challenging DWP decisions. The terminology,...

Challenging Scottish benefit decisions – what’s the difference? (Scotland), 2 – 3 February 2023 ONLINE

2nd February 2023 to 3rd February 2023
Online Scotland
Social Security Scotland now delivers a range of benefits for people who live in Scotland. You may already be familiar with the processes involved in challenging DWP decisions. The terminology,...

Challenging decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Scotland), 28 February – 1 March 2023 ONLINE

28th February 2023 to 1st March 2023
Online Scotland
If you need to get a universal credit or other benefit decision changed, this course aims to gives you the essential knowledge to do it. To successfully challenge a decision,...

Challenging decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Scotland), 20 – 21 September 2022 ONLINE

20th September 2022 to 21st September 2022
Online Scotland
If you need to get a universal credit or other benefit decision changed, this course aims to gives you the essential knowledge to do it. To successfully challenge a decision,...

Capital and universal credit (Scotland), 22 November 2022 ONLINE

22nd November 2022
Online Scotland
Not having too much ‘capital’ is a basic condition to get universal credit. Capital can include property, savings, investments and lump sum payments. Advising correctly on how capital affects entitlement...

Benefits for rent (Scotland), 8 – 9 March 2023 ONLINE

8th March 2023 to 9th March 2023
Online Scotland
Annually - in normal times - around two thousand tenants in Scotland are evicted by social landlords for rent arrears, with an unrecorded number of private tenants. Many of these...

Benefits for non-EEA nationals (Scotland), 16 – 17 November 2022 ONLINE

16th November 2022 to 17th November 2022
Online Scotland
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits. This standard level course offers an opportunity for advisers to...