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[FULLY BOOKED] 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...

How ‘reliability’ regulation 4 can save PIP, 31 January 2022 ONLINE

31st January 2022
Online
This half-day online training course explains how PIP entitlement ‘points’ can be scored if you show you cannot do something ‘reliably’. In this way, understanding reliability regulation 4 is vital...

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...

Benefits for EEA Nationals, 2 & 3 February 2022 ONLINE

2nd February 2022 to 3rd February 2022
Online
The rules affecting benefit entitlements for EEA nationals became more complex from the start of 2021 and were further restricted from 1 July 2021. This standard level course sets out...

Challenging WCA Decisions, 2 & 3 February 2022 ONLINE

2nd February 2022 to 3rd February 2022
Online
The work capability assessment (WCA) applies in both employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Claimants who fail the WCA can challenge that on appeal, but need support...

Universal Credit Update and Tactics, 8 & 9 February 2022 ONLINE

8th February 2022 to 9th February 2022
Online
Universal credit (UC) changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced...

Benefits for EEA Nationals - Advanced, 9 & 10 February 2022 ONLINE

9th February 2022 to 10th February 2022
Online
This experienced level course looks in detail at the social security rights of EEA nationals and their family members in the UK. It provides an opportunity for advisers who are...

Mental Health and Benefits, 10 & 11 February 2022 ONLINE

10th February 2022 to 11th February 2022
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...

Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers, 10 & 11 February 2022 ONLINE

10th February 2022 to 11th February 2022
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...

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...