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Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland) 26 October 2021 ONLINE

26th October 2021
Online Scotland
Universal credit is fast becoming the main working age, means-tested benefit throughout the UK. It was intended to simplify the social security system and provide an incentive to work, but...

Universal credit and students (Scotland) 27 - 28 October 2021 ONLINE

27th October 2021 to 28th 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...

Benefit basics in Scotland (Scotland) 2 - 3 November 2021 ONLINE

2nd November 2021 to 3rd November 2021
Online Scotland
You do not need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people on low incomes or with additional needs. You will learn the basics...

Universal Credit for Disabled People, 3 & 4 November 2021 ONLINE

3rd November 2021 to 4th November 2021
This one-day experienced level online 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...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Scotland) 9 - 10 November 2021 ONLINE

9th November 2021 to 10th November 2021
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, covering transitional...

Universal credit – an introduction, 12 November 2021 ONLINE

12th November 2021
How can you help your service users manage universal credit? Supporting people with an online system, especially if you are working from home, can be difficult. Understanding the claim process...

Mental Health and Benefits, 25 & 26 November 2021 ONLINE

25th November 2021 to 26th November 2021
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...

Universal credit problem areas – achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 29 November 2021 ONLINE

29th November 2021
This half-day online training course explains how the universal credit (UC) ‘Complex Needs’ rules work, who is covered and what this should mean for UC claimants. It also covers how...

Universal Credit - Housing Costs, 2 & 3 December 2021 ONLINE

2nd December 2021 to 3rd December 2021
Universal credit (UC) claimants often have difficulties getting their Housing Costs element included in their claim and having the right amount paid on time. This one-day course (delivered over four...

Students and Universal Credit, 7 December 2021 ONLINE

7th December 2021
The interaction of Universal Credit with student finance can be a difficult one. Which students can claim, what they can claim and how student loans and grants affect those payments...