This course gives a basic grounding in preparing a social security appeal to the First-tier Tribunal. Using practical examples, the aim is to increase confidence and share tactics.
The course covers:
- When a reconsideration is needed
- The process of lodging an appeal
- Getting good evidence
- Preparing a submission
The course is aimed advisers with a working knowledge of benefits and little or no experience of representing at tribunals.
The course will be delivered online via Zoom from 10am to 1pm each day with a half hour break from 11.15 – 11.45.
It is a practical course, delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and group discussion. Participants will need a Wi-Fi connection and a suitable device to access the internet. It is not recommended to join via a mobile phone. Participants will receive an email a few days before the start of the course, with a link to the event hosted on our AskCPAG elearning platform.