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Introduction to Welfare Benefits, 24 & 25 August 2021 ONLINE

24th August 2021 to 25th August 2021
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...

[FULLY BOOKED] QBC - making the most of your calculator (Scotland) 25 - 26 August 2021 ONLINE

25th August 2021 to 26th August 2021
Online Scotland
**FULLY BOOKED** Places are available on the next course on 22 - 23 September 2021 This course is for people who want to learn how use QBC effectively and confidently...

PIP - Claims to Decisions, 26 & 27 August 2021 ONLINE

26th August 2021 to 27th August 2021
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...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 31 August 2021 ONLINE

31st August 2021
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. Getting an award of PIP can significantly increase income and so it is a crucial benefit for advisers...

Introduction to welfare rights (Scotland) 1-2 Sept, 8-9 Sept, 15-16 Sept 2021 ONLINE

1st September 2021 to 16th September 2021
Online Scotland
This is essential training if you are starting out as a welfare rights adviser or need a good understanding of the benefits system. It introduces you to the social security...

Looking up the Law Online, 9 & 10 September 2021 ONLINE

9th September 2021 to 10th September 2021
Online
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...

Income Maximisation for Older People, 13 & 14 September 2021 ONLINE

13th September 2021 to 14th September 2021
Online
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...

Child disability payment (Scotland) 14 September 2021 ONLINE

14th September 2021
Online Scotland
Child disability payment (CDP) is a new Scottish benefit that helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. It will start being rolled out during 2021. This course gives you...

Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers, 16 & 17 September 2021 ONLINE

16th September 2021 to 17th September 2021
Online
This essential one-day course, held over two mornings, is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to...

Mental Health and Benefits, 16 & 17 September 2021 ONLINE

16th September 2021 to 17th September 2021
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses...