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[FULLY BOOKED] Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 15 - 16 June 2021 ONLINE

15th June 2021 to 16th June 2021
Online Scotland
**FULLY BOOKED** Places are available on the next course on 23 - 24 November 2021 The rules affecting benefit entitlements for EEA nationals became more complex from the start of...

Payments for children in Scotland (Scotland) 22 June 2021 ONLINE

22nd June 2021
Online Scotland
A range of new support has been introduced for children in Scotland alongside the UK system in recent years. The new Scottish child payment is available to an estimated 194,000...

[FULLY BOOKED] Benefits overview (Scotland) 23 June 2021 ONLINE

23rd June 2021
Online Scotland
Most people will claim a social security benefit at some point in their lives. This course is for anyone new to helping people navigate their way through the benefits system...

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...

Mental health and benefits (Scotland) 19 - 20 August 2021 ONLINE

19th August 2021 to 20th August 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...

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...

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...