We’re excited to announce the launch of Benefit Essentials, a new online training course designed for those who are new to benefits advice work.
Developed in collaboration with Disability Rights UK, this two-morning course provides an essential introduction to the benefits system, with a focus on how to help people obtain benefits when they are unable to work due to a health condition or disability.
Benefit Essentials covers the structure of the welfare system and the difference between contributory, non-contributory, and means-tested benefits, and the eligibility requirements for each of these benefits. The training also includes a deep dive into disability benefits, providing participants with the tools and knowledge necessary to assist clients with disabilities or health conditions that affect their everyday lives.
Participants on this course will have exclusive access to discounts and resources tailored specifically by CPAG and Disability Rights UK, including a free 1-month trial of AskCPAG and a 10% discount on the Disability Rights Handbook (print and online).
CPAG and Disability Rights UK have a long history of successful collaboration. Both organisations are committed to supporting individuals with disabilities, and they share a common goal of ensuring that everyone has access to the financial support and resources they need to thrive.
Additional training courses for intermediate advisers to be announced soon!
If you have any questions regarding this, or any other training course, please contact us at [email protected]