This half-day standard level online course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect UC. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’ work-related requirements as well as the amount of money they get.
You will also explore how the work capability assessment affects UC and how to navigate the process and challenge decisions.
The course covers:
How to start the work capability assessment process in UC
Who has limited capability for work/limited capability for work-related activity in UC – the work capability assessment test
How to challenge decisions on limited capability for work
How limited capability for work/limited capability for work-related activity can affect the amount of UC as well as the claimant commitment.
This course is aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of UC.
Methods of delivery and timings
This half-day Standard level course runs from 10.00 to 13.00, with a 30 minute break at 11.15. It is delivered live online, via Zoom, with CPAG trainer Will Hadwen.
It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and group discussion. Participants will be provided with supporting e-learning material, including PowerPoint slides and access to exercises and activities hosted on CPAG’s e-learning platform.
What you will need
Participants will need a Wi-Fi connection and a suitable device to access the internet. Prior to the event, participants will receive an email with a link which they should use to join the event and access supporting materials.