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 the relevance of recent changes and who is affected, and discusses what information is most useful when assisting EEA nationals and their family members to obtain their benefit entitlements.
The course covers:
• The requirements that cause the greatest difficulties for EEA nationals • Who can satisfy or be exempt from the past presence test • The main groups that can satisfy the right to reside test • The impact of the EU Settlement Scheme • Changes resulting from the end of the transition period and who these apply to.
This course is aimed at those who advise European nationals on their benefit entitlements.
If you also advise non-European nationals you should also book on the course Benefits for non-EEA nationals on 3 – 4 March 2021.
This ‘one-day equivalent’ course will be delivered online over two mornings as follows;
16 March 2021
10.00 - 11.15 training session delivered via Zoom 11.15 - 11.45 break 11.45 - 1.00 training session delivered via Zoom
17 March 2021 Repeat of day 1 schedule
This 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 link, a few days before the start of the course, to allow access to the event.