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 pension age.
PIP can assist with personal care needs as well as with mobility difficulties. It is paid at various rates and is not means-tested. An award of PIP can still increase certain “legacy” awards that were already in place before Universal Credit was invented.
This training course is intended to help those new to helping claimants with social security queries, and will increase awareness of this key disability benefit.
The course covers:
Methods of delivery and timings
This three-morning introductory level course will be delivered online via Zoom over three consecutive mornings. It runs from 10am to 1pm on each day, with a half hour break between 11.15-11.45.
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 training packs, 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.