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Students and benefits - an update (Scotland) 9 June 2021 ONLINE

9th June 2021
Online Scotland
Make sure you know how recent benefit changes are likely to affect students. This half-day course is for advisers with a good working knowledge of the benefits and tax credits...

DLA for Children, 10 & 11 June 2021 ONLINE

10th June 2021 to 11th June 2021
Online
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

Looking up the law online (Scotland) 10 June 2021 ONLINE

10th June 2021
Online Scotland
Build your skills with this practical course on effective legal research for benefit casework. Competent casework starts by knowing the right questions to ask your client. Whether you are helping...

Universal credit – an introduction, 11 June 2021 ONLINE

11th June 2021
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...

Benefits for EEA nationals (Scotland) 15 - 16 June 2021 ONLINE

15th June 2021 to 16th June 2021
Online Scotland
The rules affecting benefit entitlements for EEA nationals became more complex from the start of 2021 and further changes take effect from the end of June 2021. This standard level...

Changing Decisions: Mandatory Reconsiderations and Other Tactics, 17 & 18 June 2021 ONLINE

17th June 2021 to 18th June 2021
Online
If you are an adviser who faces barriers to overcoming problems with universal credit or other benefit claims and decisions, this course gives you the essential knowledge you need. To...

Young People, Students and Benefits - The Basics, 21 June 2021 ONLINE

21st June 2021
Online
This course will help anyone working with young people aged 16-21 to get to grips with the complex and changing benefit rules that apply, particularly when going into further education...

Payments for children in Scotland (Scotland) 22 June 2021 ONLINE

22nd June 2021
Online Scotland
A range of new support has been introduced for children in Scotland alongside the UK system in recent years. The new Scottish child payment is available to an estimated 194,000...

Universal Credit for Disabled People, 23 & 24 June 2021 ONLINE

23rd June 2021 to 24th June 2021
Online
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...

Benefits for Non-EEA Nationals, 23 & 24 June 2021 ONLINE

23rd June 2021 to 24th June 2021
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...