Events

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland), 19 August 2022 ONLINE

19th August 2022
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). It is expected that claimants will begin to be...

Introduction to Welfare Benefits, 22 & 23 August 2022 ONLINE

22nd August 2022 to 23rd August 2022
Online
The welfare benefits system is complicated and confusing, both to claimants and those whose responsibility it is to support them. Claimants are largely expected to know their rights, although it...

Limited capability for work in universal credit (Scotland), 23 August 2022 ONLINE

23rd August 2022
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...

[FULLY BOOKED] PIP - Claims to Decisions, 24, 25 & 26 August 2022 ONLINE

24th August 2022 to 26th August 2022
Online
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a disability welfare benefit run by the Department for Work and Pensions. It is aimed at those starting a PIP claim aged between 16 to...

QBC - making the most of your calculator (Scotland), 24 – 25 August 2022 ONLINE

24th August 2022 to 25th August 2022
Online Scotland
This course is for people who want to learn how use QBC effectively and confidently. It covers: Understanding screens, controls, menus and how to get in-calculator help Best practice when...

Attendance allowance - an introduction (Scotland) 26 August 2022 ONLINE

26th August 2022
Online Scotland
Attendance allowance (AA) is the main disability benefit for people who have reached pension age. Getting an award of AA can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial...

Mental health and benefits (Scotland), 31 August – 1 September 2022 ONLINE

31st August 2022 to 1st September 2022
Online Scotland
This course provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to benefits. It looks at how to meet the...

Claimants and custody (Scotland), 2 September 2022 ONLINE

2nd September 2022
Online Scotland
A period in custody, whether on remand or serving a custodial sentence, impacts on benefit entitlement. Problems often arise when a person released from custody tries to claim the benefits...

[FULLY BOOKED] Introduction to welfare rights (Scotland), 6 – 8 and 13 – 15 Sept 2022 ONLINE

6th September 2022 to 15th September 2022
Online Scotland
**Fully booked - places are available on the next course coming up on 17-19, 24-26 January 2023** This is essential training if you are starting out as a welfare rights...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal (Scotland), 7 - 8 September 2022 ONLINE

7th September 2022 to 8th September 2022
Online Scotland
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...