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Universal Credit for Students (London) 4 September 2020

4th September 2020
London
With the introduction of universal credit, the benefit rules for students as we know them are swept away and new rules set up in their place. This one-day course explains...

Coronavirus - benefits and work (Scotland) 8 September 2020 ONLINE

8th September 2020
Online Scotland
The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefit claims, and a surge of enquiries about how new rules affect people temporarily unable to work. The course covers: •...

Best practice in completing the PIP questionnaire, 9 September 2020 ONLINE

9th September 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...

Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 9 - 10 September 2020 ONLINE

9th September 2020 to 10th September 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...

Disability payment for children in Scotland (Glasgow) 10 September 2020

10th September 2020
Glasgow
This course provides an understanding of the new disability assistance for children and young people being introduced in Scotland in 2020. This new benefit replaces disability living allowance for children...

Benefits Overview (London) 11 September 2020

11th September 2020
London
This one-day introductory level course provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system is affected by the introduction of universal credit. The course covers: • The...

Universal credit – an introduction, 11 September 2020 ONLINE

11th September 2020
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...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 11 September 2020 ONLINE

11th September 2020
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. This course will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you identify people who may...

Universal Credit: Housing Costs (London) 14 September 2020

14th September 2020
London
Universal credit (UC) claimants often have difficulties getting their Housing Costs element included in their claim and having the right amount paid on time. This one-day course focusses on the...

Introduction to welfare rights (Glasgow) 14 - 18 September 2020

14th September 2020 to 18th September 2020
Glasgow
This is essential training if you are starting off as a welfare rights adviser or need a good understanding of the benefits system. It introduces you to the social security...