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Benefits for Non-EEA Nationals, 4 & 5 November 2020 ONLINE

4th November 2020 to 5th November 2020
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...

Scottish social security - an update (Scotland) 11 - 12 November 2020 ONLINE

11th November 2020 to 12th November 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks in detail at the benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland, including the forthcoming Scottish child payment. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits system,...

Looking up the law online (Scotland) 17 November 2020 ONLINE

17th November 2020
Online Scotland
Build your skills with this practical course on effective legal research for benefit casework. Competent casework starts by knowing the right questions to ask your client. Whether you are helping...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Scotland) 18 - 19 November 2020 ONLINE

18th November 2020 to 19th November 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC, including through...

Mental Health and Benefits, 19 & 20 November 2020 ONLINE

19th November 2020 to 20th November 2020
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...

Benefits for EEA nationals, 25 & 26 November 2020 ONLINE

25th November 2020 to 26th November 2020
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation...

Supporting benefit claimants online (Scotland) 25 November 2020 ONLINE

25th November 2020
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...

DLA for Children, 26 & 27 November 2020 ONLINE

26th November 2020 to 27th November 2020
Online
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

Income Maximisation for Older People, 30 November & 1 December 2020 ONLINE

30th November 2020 to 1st December 2020
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...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 3 December 2020 ONLINE

3rd December 2020
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...