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Benefits for EEA nationals, 25 & 26 November 2020 ONLINE

25th November 2020 to 26th November 2020
Online
This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation...

Dealing with destitution (Glasgow) 26 November 2020

26th November 2020
Glasgow
Working with people who have been left destitute due to a problem with their benefits can be challenging for advisers. This course focuses on the most common causes of this...

Income Maximisation for Older People, 30 November & 1 December 2020 ONLINE

30th November 2020 to 1st December 2020
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...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Glasgow) 1 December 2020

1st December 2020
Glasgow
Benefit may be overpaid for many reasons and recovery often leaves people in hardship. Using practical examples, this course equips you to deal with overpayments by taking a systematic approach...

Universal credit problem areas – severe disability premium and consequences, 2 December 2020 ONLINE

2nd December 2020
Online
This half-day online training course introduces the impact of the ‘SDP Gateway’ on entitlement to UC and Natural Migration, as well as who is protected by the Gateway and who...

Childcare support for working families (Glasgow) 3 December 2020

3rd December 2020
Glasgow
This half-day course is for people working in childcare and early years, who want to know more about the support available for working families and help them to avoid common...

Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers, 3 & 4 December 2020 ONLINE

3rd December 2020 to 4th December 2020
Online
This essential one-day course, held over two consecutive mornings, is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction...

Mental Health and Benefits (London) 4 December 2020

4th December 2020
London
This course provides a practical and tactical look at working with people with mental health diagnoses to help secure full entitlement to benefits, and to help avoid some of the...

How universal credit is calculated, 7 December 2020 ONLINE

7th December 2020
Online
This half-day online training course introduces advisers to how the UC calculation works. It looks at how the monthly UC ‘maximum amount’ compares to monthly income, and how the UC...

Challenging WCA Decisions (Manchester) 8 December 2020

8th December 2020
Manchester
The work capability assessment applies in both universal credit (UC) and employment and support allowance (ESA). Claimants who fail the assessment can challenge that on appeal, but need support and...