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Introduction to welfare rights week (London) Monday 21 to Friday 25 October 2019

21st October 2019 to 25th October 2019
This is essential training if you are starting off as a welfare rights adviser or need a good understanding of the benefits system. It introduces you to the key resources...

Mental health and benefits (London) Monday 28 October 2019

28th October 2019
This course provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to benefits, and to help avoid some of the...

Universal credit - effective claims (Glasgow) Tuesday 29 October 2019

29th October 2019
For some people, claiming universal credit is far from easy. But there are simple ways that you can help clients get their claim right first time. This practical course is...

Benefit and tax credit law update (London) Tuesday 29 October 2019

29th October 2019
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Glasgow) Wednesday 30 October 2019

30th October 2019
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are excluded from income-related benefits. Instead the local authority is responsible for supporting them. This half-day course looks...

Benefits overview (Liverpool) Monday 4 November 2019

4th November 2019
This one-day introductory level course provides an overview of the benefits and tax credits system and examines how the system has changed with the introduction of universal credit. The course...

Students and benefits - an update (Glasgow) Tuesday 5 November 2019

5th November 2019
Make sure you know what benefit changes are in the pipeline and likely to affect students, in particular with the introduction of universal credit. The course is for advisers with...

DLA for children (London) Thursday 7 November 2019

7th November 2019
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

Representing at the First-tier Tribunal (Glasgow) Thursday 7 and Friday 8 November 2019

7th November 2019 to 8th November 2019
This popular two-day course gives a basic grounding in representing clients at the First-tier Tribunal. Through mock tribunals, participants gain experience in a safe environment where there is nothing to...

Universal credit - full service (London) Friday 8 November 2019

8th November 2019
The roll out of universal credit (UC) full service is well underway. Many more people claim UC in the full service, including families, those with health conditions and those in...