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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...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 18 August 2021 ONLINE

18th August 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...

Introduction to Welfare Benefits, 24 & 25 August 2021 ONLINE

24th August 2021 to 25th August 2021
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 - 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...

PIP - Claims to Decisions, 26 & 27 August 2021 ONLINE

26th August 2021 to 27th August 2021
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...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 31 August 2021 ONLINE

31st August 2021
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...

Introduction to welfare rights (Scotland) 1-2 Sept, 8-9 Sept, 15-16 Sept 2021 ONLINE

1st September 2021 to 16th September 2021
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...

[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...

Looking up the Law Online, 9 & 10 September 2021 ONLINE

9th September 2021 to 10th September 2021
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...