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Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Scotland) 29 October 2020 ONLINE

29th October 2020
Online Scotland
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority...

Universal credit problem areas – severe disability premium and consequences, 2 November 2020 ONLINE

2nd November 2020
Online
This half-day online training course introduces the impact of the ‘SDP Gateway’ on entitlement to UC and Natural Migration, as well as who is protected by the Gateway and who...

Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland) 3 November 2020 ONLINE

3rd November 2020
Online Scotland
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. You do not need...

How ‘reliability’ regulation 4 can save PIP, 3 November 2020 ONLINE

3rd November 2020
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...

Using the ‘aids and appliances’ rules in PIP, 4 November 2020 ONLINE

4th November 2020
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the need for ‘aids and appliances’ can help establish and protect a PIP claim. The same rules can also reduce entitlements. This course...

Benefits for Non-EEA Nationals, 4 & 5 November 2020 ONLINE

4th November 2020 to 5th November 2020
Online
Advisers can find it difficult and intimidating to advise non-European nationals on how their immigration status affects entitlement to benefits and tax credits. This standard level course offers an opportunity...

Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 4 - 5 November 2020 ONLINE

4th November 2020 to 5th November 2020
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...

Best practice in completing the PIP questionnaire, 10 November 2020 ONLINE

10th November 2020
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the PIP claim process works and the importance of the PIP2 questionnaire. It looks at what makes a poor PIP claim, and how...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 10 November 2020 ONLINE

10th November 2020
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...

Scottish social security - an update (Scotland) 11 - 12 November 2020 ONLINE

11th November 2020 to 12th November 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks in detail at the benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland, including the forthcoming Scottish child payment. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the benefits system,...