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...

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...

Scotland Webinar:  Mix 'n' Match - UC when you're pension age 1 February 2022

1st February 2022
Online Scotland
UC is a working age benefit but some people over state pension age have to claim it. Before May 2019, if you were part of a couple where one was...

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...

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,...

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...

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 for rent (Scotland) 2 - 3 March 2022 ONLINE

2nd March 2022 to 3rd March 2022
Online Scotland
Annually - in normal times - around two thousand tenants in Scotland are evicted by social landlords for rent arrears, with an unrecorded number of private tenants. Many of these...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 8 March 2022 ONLINE

8th March 2022
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...

Income maximisation for older people (Scotland) 9 - 10 March 2022 ONLINE

9th March 2022 to 10th March 2022
Online Scotland
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...