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How universal credit is calculated, 25 August 2020 ONLINE

25th August 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...

Benefits and coronavirus - an introduction (Scotland) 25 August 2020 ONLINE

25th August 2020
Online Scotland
The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefit claims, and a range of new measures and changes to existing benefits. For advisers, it can be hard to keep...

Scottish social security - an overview (Scotland) 26 - 27 August 2020 ONLINE

26th August 2020 to 27th August 2020
Online Scotland
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

**FULLY BOOKED** Mental Health and Benefits, 27 & 28 August 2020 ONLINE

27th August 2020 to 28th August 2020
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 - an introduction (Scotland) 28 August 2020 ONLINE

28th August 2020
Online Scotland
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...

Universal credit for ill health and disability (Scotland) 2 - 3 September 2020 ONLINE

2nd September 2020 to 3rd September 2020
Online Scotland
This course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC, including through...

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

2nd September 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...

Universal credit problem areas – achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 3 September 2020 ONLINE

3rd September 2020
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...

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: •...

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...