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Introduction to Welfare Benefits, 21 & 22 February 2022 ONLINE

21st February 2022 to 22nd February 2022
Online
The welfare benefits system is complicated and confusing, both to claimants and those whose responsibility it is to support them. Claimants are largely expected to know their rights, although it...

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...

Limited Capability for Work in Universal Credit, 23 February 2022 ONLINE

23rd February 2022
Online
This half-day standard level online course looks at how limited capability for work rules affect UC. The outcome of the work capability assessment has a crucial role in determining claimants’...

Appeals to the Upper Tribunal, 24 & 25 February 2022 ONLINE

24th February 2022 to 25th February 2022
Online
This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an...

Universal credit – an introduction, 25 February 2022 ONLINE

25th February 2022
Online
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...

PIP - Claims to Decisions, 28 February & 1 March 2022 ONLINE

28th February 2022 to 1st March 2022
Online
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a disability welfare benefit run by the Department for Work and Pensions. It is aimed at those starting a PIP claim aged between 16 to...

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...

Stick or Twist? Jumping Ship to Universal Credit, 2 & 3 March 2022 ONLINE

2nd March 2022 to 3rd March 2022
Online
Around 6 million people have claimed universal credit (UC), but another 3 million are still on Legacy benefits. Changes to the rules in January 2021 make it easier to switch...