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Universal credit problem areas – severe disability premium and consequences, 4 August 2020 ONLINE

4th August 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...

**Fully Booked** Universal credit problem areas – achieving ‘complex needs’ status for UC claimants, 5 August 2020 ONLINE

5th August 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...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 5 August 2020 ONLINE

5th August 2020
Online Scotland
Personal independence payment (PIP) is the main disability benefit for working-age people. This course will give you an understanding of the main rules and help you identify people who may...

Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 11 - 12 August 2020 ONLINE

11th August 2020 to 12th August 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...

Claimants and custody (Scotland) 13 August 2020 ONLINE

13th August 2020
Online Scotland
A period in custody, whether on remand or serving a custodial sentence, impacts on benefit entitlement. Problems often arise when a person released from custody tries to claim the benefits...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 14 August 2020 ONLINE

14th August 2020
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). With so many people needing extra financial support...

How ‘reliability’ regulation 4 can save PIP, 18 August 2020 ONLINE

18th August 2020
Online
This half-day online training course explains how PIP entitlement ‘points’ can be scored if you show you cannot do something ‘reliably’. In this way, understanding reliability regulation 4 is vital...

Supporting benefit claimants online (Scotland) 19 August 2020 ONLINE **Fully booked**

19th August 2020
Online Scotland
Home working, social distancing and self-isolation present unique challenges to frontline workers. This course is an opportunity to discuss how advisers and support workers can best help people navigate the...

Students and benefits – an update, 19 August 2020 ONLINE

19th August 2020
Online
Make sure you know how recent benefit changes are likely to affect students during the coronavirus outbreak. This course is for advisers with a good working knowledge of the benefits...

Benefits Overview, 20 & 21 August 2020 ONLINE

20th August 2020 to 21st August 2020
Online
This one-day introductory level course (delivered over four one-hour modules, across two consecutive mornings) provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system is affected by the...