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Training in Scotland

Early 2021 training course programme announced

01 December 2020
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Benefits overview (Scotland) 4 February 2021 ONLINE

4th February 2021
Online Scotland
Most people will claim a social security benefit at some point in their lives. This course is for anyone new to helping people navigate their way through the benefits system...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 16 - 17 March 2021 ONLINE

16th March 2021 to 17th March 2021
Online Scotland
Accessing benefit entitlements can be particularly complex for EEA nationals and claimants often need support and advice. This standard level course sets out how to navigate the current rules, explains...

Benefits for non-EEA nationals (Scotland) 3 - 4 March 2021 ONLINE

3rd March 2021 to 4th March 2021
Online Scotland
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits and tax credits. This standard level course offers an opportunity...

Scottish social security - an update (Scotland) 10 - 11 March 2021 ONLINE

10th March 2021 to 11th March 2021
Online Scotland
This course looks in detail at the benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland, including the Scottish child payment. It gives an update on the Scottish government’s future plans. Aimed at...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 9 March 2021 ONLINE

9th March 2021
Online Scotland
This short course provides an introduction to benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland. It is aimed at advisers and other workers who have little or no knowledge of benefits. The...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 16 February 2021 ONLINE

16th February 2021
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. This course will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you identify people who may...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Scotland) 19 January 2021 ONLINE

19th January 2021
Online Scotland
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority...

Payments for children in Scotland (Scotland) 26 January 2021 ONLINE

26th January 2021
Online Scotland
A range of new support has been introduced for children in Scotland alongside the UK system over the past two years. The new Scottish child payment will be available to...

Scotland Webinar announced! Universal credit - migration and other issues

09 November 2020
Join us for an exploration of universal credit live issues. You’ll hear about migration to universal credit,  what to do when people lose out in a clash of wage cycles and assessment periods,  and about new rules for clients from the EEA.