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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...

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

27th August 2020 to 28th August 2020
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...

DLA for Children (London) 2 November 2020

2nd November 2020
Disability living allowance (DLA) is the main way of meeting the additional needs of many children yet it is under claimed and can be hard to understand. This course looks...

Representing at the First-tier Tribunal (Glasgow) 5 - 6 November 2020

5th November 2020 to 6th November 2020
This popular two-day course gives a basic grounding in representing clients at the First-tier Tribunal. Through mock tribunals, participants gain experience in a safe environment where there is nothing to...

Universal Credit for Disabled People (Birmingham) 5 November 2020

5th November 2020
As the migration to universal credit (UC) continues more people with ill health and disabilities will come under UC. This course looks at the UC rules that particularly affect ill...

Changing decisions - mandatory reconsiderations and other tactics (Glasgow) 10 November 2020

10th November 2020
If you are an adviser who faces barriers to overcoming problems with universal credit or other benefit claims and decisions, this course gives you the essential knowledge you need. To...

Universal Credit Update: Problem Areas and Tactics (Newcastle) 10 November 2020

10th November 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne
Universal credit changes all the time, as the law is amended, as it is implemented in practice, and as local delivery changes. This course is an opportunity for experienced advisers...

Benefits for people from abroad (Glasgow) 11 - 12 November 2020

11th November 2020 to 12th November 2020
This two-day course aims to equip you to advise claimants from abroad, both European and non-European nationals. Using a step-by-step approach and practical examples, it helps you understand how the...

Challenging WCA Decisions (London) 13 November 2020

13th November 2020
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...

Benefits for Non-Benefit Advisers (Liverpool) 17 & 18 November 2020

17th November 2020 to 18th November 2020
This essential two-day course is aimed at non-benefit staff and volunteers working with people for whom benefits are an issue. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the benefits and tax...