Events

QBC - making the most of your calculator (Scotland) 18 - 19 January 2022 ONLINE

18th January 2022 to 19th January 2022
Online Scotland
**FULLY BOOKED - Places are available on the next courses due to be held on 28 - 29 April 2022, 24 - 25 August 2022 and 16 - 17 February...

[FULLY BOOKED] Universal Credit, 18 & 19 January 2022 ONLINE

18th January 2022 to 19th January 2022
Online
This training course focuses on Universal Credit (UC), the centre piece of the Government’s welfare reform programme. Universal Credit is now at ‘full roll out’ across the UK and applies...

[FULLY BOOKED] Income Maximisation for Older People, 26 & 27 January 2022 ONLINE

26th January 2022 to 27th January 2022
Online
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 for Non-EEA Nationals, 26 & 27 January 2022 ONLINE

26th January 2022 to 27th January 2022
Online
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits and tax credits. This standard level course offers an opportunity...

[FULLY BOOKED] Challenging WCA Decisions, 2 & 3 February 2022 ONLINE

2nd February 2022 to 3rd February 2022
Online
The work capability assessment (WCA) applies in both employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Claimants who fail the WCA can challenge that on appeal, but need support...

Benefits for EEA Nationals, 2 & 3 February 2022 ONLINE

2nd February 2022 to 3rd February 2022
Online
The rules affecting benefit entitlements for EEA nationals became more complex from the start of 2021 and were further restricted from 1 July 2021. This standard level course sets out...

Mental Health and Benefits, 10 & 11 February 2022 ONLINE

10th February 2022 to 11th February 2022
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses...

How to challenge decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Scotland) 22 February 2022 ONLINE

22nd February 2022
Online Scotland
If you need to get a universal credit or other benefit decision changed, this course aims to gives you the essential knowledge to do it. To successfully challenge a decision,...

[FULLY BOOKED] Limited Capability for Work in Universal Credit, 23 February 2022 ONLINE

23rd February 2022
Online
This half-day standard level online course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect UC. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’...

Students and benefits - eligibility (Scotland) 23 - 24 February 2022 ONLINE

23rd February 2022 to 24th February 2022
Online Scotland
Many advisers work with students in both further and higher education. This course explains the different benefits that further and higher education students can claim, including universal credit. The course...