Events

[FULLY BOOKED] Introduction to welfare rights (Scotland) 26-27 Jan, 2-3 Feb, 9-10 Feb 2022 ONLINE

26th January 2022 to 10th February 2022
Online Scotland
This is essential training if you are starting out as a welfare rights adviser or need a good understanding of the benefits system. It introduces you to the social security...

Attendance allowance - an introduction (Scotland) 18 February 2022 ONLINE

18th February 2022
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...

Introduction to Welfare Benefits, 21 & 22 February 2022 ONLINE

21st February 2022 to 22nd February 2022
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...

Universal credit - an introduction, 25 February 2022 ONLINE

25th February 2022
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...

PIP - Claims to Decisions, 28 February & 1 March 2022 ONLINE

28th February 2022 to 1st March 2022
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...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 1 March 2022 ONLINE

1st March 2022
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...

Benefits overview (Scotland) 22 March 2022 ONLINE

22nd March 2022
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...

Benefits Overview, 28 & 29 March 2022 ONLINE

28th March 2022 to 29th March 2022
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...

Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland) 29 March 2022 ONLINE

29th March 2022
Online Scotland
Universal credit is fast becoming the main working age, means-tested benefit throughout the UK. It was intended to simplify the social security system and provide an incentive to work, but...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 30 March 2022 ONLINE

30th March 2022
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. Getting an award of PIP can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial benefit for advisers...