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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...

Universal credit – an introduction, 11 September 2020 ONLINE

11th September 2020
Online
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...

Personal independence payment - an introduction (Scotland) 11 September 2020 ONLINE

11th September 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...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 15 September 2020 ONLINE

15th September 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...

Benefits and coronavirus – an introduction, 15 September 2020 ONLINE

15th September 2020
Online
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...

Benefits for EEA nationals, 16 & 17 September 2020 ONLINE

16th September 2020 to 17th September 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...

Disability benefits update and tactics (Scotland) 17 September 2020 ONLINE

17th September 2020
Online Scotland
There are temporary changes to the rules on disability living allowance, personal independence payment and attendance allowance due to the coronavirus outbreak. This course is an opportunity for experienced advisers...

Students and benefits – an update, 18 September 2020 ONLINE

18th September 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...

Supporting benefit claimants online (Scotland) 22 September 2020 ONLINE

22nd September 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...

How ‘reliability’ regulation 4 can save PIP, 22 September 2020 ONLINE

22nd September 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...