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Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 9 March 2021 ONLINE

9th March 2021
Online Scotland
This short course provides an introduction to benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland. It is aimed at advisers and other workers who have little or no knowledge of benefits. The...

Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland) 12 March 2021 ONLINE

12th March 2021
Online Scotland
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. You do not need...

PIP - Claims to Decisions, 17 & 18 March 2021 ONLINE

18th March 2021
Online
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...

Universal credit – an introduction, 26 March 2021 ONLINE

26th March 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...

Income maximisation for older people (Scotland) 30 - 31 March 2021 ONLINE

30th March 2021 to 31st March 2021
Online Scotland
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...

Benefits Overview, 20 & 21 April 2021 ONLINE

20th April 2021 to 21st April 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...

Benefit basics in Scotland (Scotland) 20 - 21 April 2021 ONLINE

20th April 2021 to 21st April 2021
Online Scotland
You do not need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people on low incomes or with additional needs. You will learn the basics...

Universal credit - the online claim (Scotland) 22 April 2021 ONLINE

22nd April 2021
Online Scotland
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. Helping someone to claim...

Supporting benefit claimants online (Scotland) 27 April 2021 ONLINE

27th April 2021
Online Scotland
Home working, social distancing and self-isolation present unique challenges to frontline workers.  This course is an opportunity to discuss how advisers and support workers can best help people navigate the process of claiming benefits and...

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...