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CPAG's experience in the welfare rights field is unrivalled and this is reflected in the quality of our training. Our courses cover all aspects of welfare benefits, tax credits, the welfare rights system and universal credit.

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CPAG runs a wide range of welfare rights training courses, seminars and conferences at locations across the country. Search our full programme, by date, here.

conferences and seminars

Our events are a great way to stay up to date with the latest developments and network with your peers.

Upcoming Training Courses

Universal credit - full service (Bristol) Wednesday 15 January 2019

Universal credit is now available for new claims everywhere in Great Britain, meaning many more people are affected every day. Through this course, you will learn who is affected, how best to support them, particularly those who are vulnerable or in difficult circumstances. You will have a chance to refresh your knowledge of UC entitlement and calculations.

Using Legislation & Caselaw (London) Tuesday 21 January 2020

If you prepare cases for reconsideration or appeal, knowing when and how to refer to the law can make case more effective. This course explores some of the legal skills required by lay advisers, and gives information on different aspects of the legal system.

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (London) Wednesday 22 January 2020

This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an understanding of what is an error of law and practice in finding errors of law in the First-tier Tribunal statement of reasons.

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Challenging PIP decisions (Manchester) Monday 9 March 2020

This one-day course looks at how to challenge personal independence payment (PIP) decisions. There is an opportunity to discuss how the different PIP criteria affect appeal tactics, and think through how to go about getting the right outcome for clients.

Universal credit - the problem areas (Manchester) Tuesday 10 March 2020

This one-day experienced level course is aimed at advisers who are already familiar with the basic universal credit (UC) rules. It looks in detail at some of the areas of dispute that universal credit claimants face and takes a practical, problem-solving approach.

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Training in Scotland

CPAG runs an extensive programme of courses in Scotland, through our Glasgow office.

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