Older people commonly do not claim all that they are entitled to. This course provides an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to maximise income.
The course covers:
• State pension • Who is eligible for pension credit • How to work out guarantee credit entitlement • Claiming pension credit and getting paid • Benefit checks for older people and ways to maximise income • How income and pension pots affect pension credit • How universal credit affects benefits for older people • How disability benefits are affected as state pension age rises
This ‘one-day equivalent’ course will be delivered online over two mornings as follows;
30 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
31 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.