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[FULLY BOOKED] Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 25 May 2021 ONLINE

25th May 2021
Online Scotland
**FULLY BOOKED** Places are available on the next course on 31 August 2021 Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. Getting an award of PIP...

Introduction to Welfare Benefits, 25 & 26 May 2021 ONLINE

25th May 2021 to 26th May 2021
Online
The welfare benefits system is complicated and confusing, both to claimants and those whose responsibility it is to support them. Claimants are largely expected to know their rights, although it...

Students and benefits - the basics (Scotland) 26 May 2021 ONLINE

26th May 2021
Online Scotland
This course gives an overview of benefits and tax credits that students can claim. It helps student advisers recognise when these are relevant for students, and advise them appropriately. It...

Attendance allowance - an introduction (Scotland) 8 June 2021 ONLINE

8th June 2021
Online Scotland
Attendance allowance (AA) is the main disability benefit for people who have reached pension age. Getting an award of AA can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial...

Universal credit – an introduction, 11 June 2021 ONLINE

11th June 2021
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...

Young People, Students and Benefits - The Basics, 21 June 2021 ONLINE

21st June 2021
Online
This course will help anyone working with young people aged 16-21 to get to grips with the complex and changing benefit rules that apply, particularly when going into further education...

Payments for children in Scotland (Scotland) 22 June 2021 ONLINE

22nd June 2021
Online Scotland
A range of new support has been introduced for children in Scotland alongside the UK system in recent years. The new Scottish child payment is available to an estimated 194,000...

Benefits overview (Scotland) 23 June 2021 ONLINE

23rd June 2021
Online Scotland
Most people will claim a social security benefit at some point in their lives. This course is for anyone new to helping people navigate their way through the benefits system...

Attendance Allowance - an introduction, 6 July 2021 ONLINE

6th July 2021
Online
Attendance allowance (AA) is the main disability benefit for people who have reached pension age. Getting an award of AA can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial...

Benefits Overview, 8 & 9 July 2021 ONLINE

8th July 2021 to 9th July 2021
Online
This one-day introductory level course - delivered over four one-hour modules, across two consecutive mornings - provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system is affected...