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Coronavirus, benefits and work (Scotland) 17 August 2021 ONLINE

17th August 2021
Online Scotland
The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme have provided help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income workers required to isolate...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 24 August 2021 ONLINE

24th August 2021
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). Giving the right advice about whether someone needs to claim UC or...

[FULLY BOOKED] QBC - making the most of your calculator (Scotland) 25 - 26 August 2021 ONLINE

25th August 2021 to 26th August 2021
Online Scotland
**FULLY BOOKED** Places are available on the next course on 22 - 23 September 2021 This course is for people who want to learn how use QBC effectively and confidently...

[FULLY BOOKED] Mental health and benefits (Scotland) 9 - 10 September 2021 ONLINE

9th September 2021 to 10th September 2021
Online Scotland
This course provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to benefits. It looks at how to meet the...

How to challenge decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Scotland) 21 September 2021 ONLINE

21st September 2021
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,...

QBC - making the most of your calculator (Scotland) 22 - 23 September 2021 ONLINE

22nd September 2021 to 23rd September 2021
Online Scotland
This course is for people who want to learn how use QBC effectively and confidently. It covers: • Understanding screens, controls, menus and how to get in-calculator help • Best...

Limited capability for work in universal credit (Scotland) 30 September 2021 ONLINE

30th September 2021
Online Scotland
This course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect universal credit. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’ work-related requirements as...

Universal credit and students (Scotland) 6 - 7 October 2021 ONLINE

6th October 2021 to 7th October 2021
Online Scotland
With the introduction of universal credit, the benefit rules for students as we know them are swept away and new rules set up in their place. This ‘one-day equivalent’ course...

Benefits for non-EEA nationals (Scotland) 16 - 17 November 2021 ONLINE

16th November 2021 to 17th November 2021
Online Scotland
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...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 23 - 24 November 2021 ONLINE

23rd November 2021 to 24th November 2021
Online Scotland
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...