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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...

Income Maximisation for Older People (Manchester) 15 September 2020

15th September 2020
Manchester
Older people commonly do not claim all that they are entitled to. This course provides an introduction to pension credit and aims to help you with effective benefit checks to...

Universal Credit: Where Are We Now (Manchester) 18 September 2020

18th September 2020
Manchester
Universal credit is now available for new claims everywhere in Great Britain, meaning many more people are affected every day. Almost all claimant groups of working age can claim, including...

Universal Credit: from A to Z (Birmingham) 22 & 23 September 2020

22nd September 2020 to 23rd September 2020
Birmingham
This two-day course provides trainees with a comprehensive understanding of universal credit from initial claim to challenging DWP errors. The emphasis is on problem solving and giving advisers all of...

Kinship care, looked-after children and the benefits system (Glasgow) 23 September 2020

23rd September 2020
Glasgow
This course looks at benefit issues where there is social work involvement with a child and their family. It covers kinship care and children looked after by the local authority...

Universal Credit Update: Problem Areas and Tactics (London) 25 September 2020

25th September 2020
London
Universal credit 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 advisers...

Mental health and benefits (Glasgow) 29 September 2020

29th September 2020
Glasgow
This popular course is jointly led by Paula John, a mental health officer and social worker with extensive experience in mental health, and Alison Gillies, welfare rights worker with CPAG...

Income maximisation for carers (Glasgow) 30 September 2020

30th September 2020
Glasgow
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income. Carers may be thinking of leaving work or trying to combine work with care. This one-day...

Social security law update (Glasgow) 1 October 2020

1st October 2020
Glasgow
Social security law and tax credit law can change from day to day and advisers need to keep abreast of developments to advise their clients correctly. Arranged under topic headings...

Universal Credit: from A to Z (London) 1 & 2 October 2020

1st October 2020 to 2nd October 2020
London
This two-day course provides trainees with a comprehensive understanding of universal credit from initial claim to challenging DWP errors. The emphasis is on problem solving and giving advisers all of...