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Benefits overview (London) Tuesday 3 September 2019

3rd September 2019
London
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...

Income maximisation for carers (Glasgow) Thursday 12 September 2019

12th September 2019
Glasgow
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income. Carers may be thinking of leaving work or trying to combine work with care. This one-day...

Kinship care, looked-after children and the benefits system (Glasgow) Thursday 26 September 2019

26th September 2019
Glasgow
This course looks at benefit issues where there is social work involvement with a child and their family. It covers kinship care and children looked after by the local authority...

Universal credit, ESA and the work capability assessment (Glasgow) Thursday 3 October 2019

3rd October 2019
Glasgow
This essential one-day course gives you an introduction to the work capability assessment that applies to employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Assuming little or no experience...

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

21st October 2019 to 25th October 2019
London
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...

Universal credit and young people (Glasgow) Thursday 24 October 2019

24th October 2019
Glasgow
With universal credit (UC) full service now rolled out everywhere, it is important to make sure you know when young people can claim UC. This course will help you advise...

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

29th October 2019
Glasgow
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...

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

30th October 2019
Glasgow
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
Liverpool
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...

Introduction to benefits for student advisers (Glasgow) Tuesday 19 November 2019

19th November 2019
Glasgow
This one-day course equips advisers and frontline workers who are new to benefits with a basic knowledge of social security benefits, including universal credit and tax credits, and explains which...