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

25th August 2021 to 26th August 2021
Online Scotland
This course is for people who want to learn how use QBC effectively and confidently. It covers: • Understanding screens, controls, menus and how to get in-calculator help • Best...

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...

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...

Universal credit problem areas – achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 21 September 2021 ONLINE

21st September 2021
Online
This half-day online training course explains how the universal credit (UC) ‘Complex Needs’ rules work, who is covered and what this should mean for UC claimants. It also covers how...

How to challenge decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Scotland) 21 September 2021 ONLINE

21st September 2021
Online Scotland
If you need to get a universal credit or other benefit decision changed, this course aims to gives you the essential knowledge to do it. To successfully challenge a decision,...

Best Practice in Completing the PIP Questionnaire, 27 September 2021 ONLINE

27th September 2021
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 good PIP claim, and how...

Students and Universal Credit, 29 September 2021 ONLINE

29th September 2021
Online
The interaction of benefit entitlement with student finance can be a difficult one for advisers to understand. Which students can claim, what they can claim and how student loans and...