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Benefits Overview (London) 11 September 2020

11th September 2020
London
This one-day introductory level course provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system is affected by the introduction of universal credit. The course covers: • The...

Universal credit – an introduction, 11 September 2020 ONLINE

11th September 2020
Online
How can you help your service users manage universal credit? Supporting people with an online system, especially if you are working from home, can be difficult. Understanding the claim process...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 11 September 2020 ONLINE

11th September 2020
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. This course will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you identify people who may...

Universal Credit: Housing Costs (London) 14 September 2020

14th September 2020
London
Universal credit (UC) claimants often have difficulties getting their Housing Costs element included in their claim and having the right amount paid on time. This one-day course focusses on the...

Introduction to welfare rights (Glasgow) 14 - 18 September 2020

14th September 2020 to 18th September 2020
Glasgow
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 social security...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 15 September 2020 ONLINE

15th September 2020
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...

Universal Credit: Where Are We Now (Birmingham) 15 September 2020

15th September 2020
Birmingham
Universal credit is now available for new claims everywhere in Great Britain, meaning many more people are affected every day. Almost all claimant groups of working age can claim, including...

Income Maximisation for Older People (Manchester) 15 September 2020

15th September 2020
Manchester
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...

Judicial Review (London) 15 September 2020

15th September 2020
London
Judicial review is an essential tool for challenging decisions that affect benefit and tax credit claimants where there is no right of appeal. This interactive course gives advisers a clear...

Benefits for EEA nationals, 16 & 17 September 2020 ONLINE

16th September 2020 to 17th September 2020
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation...