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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...

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...

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...

Income Maximisation for Older People, 13 & 14 September 2021 ONLINE

13th September 2021 to 14th September 2021
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...

Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers, 16 & 17 September 2021 ONLINE

16th September 2021 to 17th September 2021
Online
This essential one-day course, held over two mornings, is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to...

Mental Health and Benefits, 16 & 17 September 2021 ONLINE

16th September 2021 to 17th September 2021
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...

Universal credit problem areas – achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 21 September 2021 ONLINE

21st September 2021
Online
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...

Students and Universal Credit, 29 September 2021 ONLINE

29th September 2021
Online
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...

Limited capability for work in universal credit (Scotland) 30 September 2021 ONLINE

30th September 2021
Online Scotland
This course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect universal credit. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’ work-related requirements as...