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DLA for children (Scotland) 8 December 2020 ONLINE

8th December 2020
Online Scotland
Disability living allowance (DLA) helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. DLA will soon be replaced by a new Scottish benefit, called child disability payment, which will have many...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 10 November 2020 ONLINE

10th November 2020
Online Scotland
This short course provides an introduction to benefits delivered by Social Security Scotland. It is aimed at advisers and other workers who have little or no knowledge of benefits. The...

Universal credit – the online claim (Scotland) 20 November 2020 ONLINE

20th November 2020
Online Scotland
Helping someone to claim universal credit while providing advice over the phone or by email presents new challenges for advisers. Knowing what each step of the claim form looks like...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Scotland) 29 October 2020 ONLINE

29th October 2020
Online Scotland
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority...

Income maximisation for carers (Scotland) 9 - 10 December 2020 ONLINE

9th December 2020 to 10th December 2020
Online Scotland
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income, and sometimes an increase in expenses too. Carers may need to make crucial decisions about work,...

Kinship carers and the benefits system (Scotland) 26 November 2020 ONLINE

26th November 2020
Online Scotland
‘Kinship care’ is the situation in which a child goes to live with a member of their extended family or with a family friend. This course looks at benefit issues...

Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland) 3 November 2020 ONLINE

3rd November 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. You do not need...

Benefit basics for advisers in Scotland (Scotland) 4 - 5 November 2020 ONLINE

4th November 2020 to 5th November 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...

Benefits Overview, 12 & 13 November 2020 ONLINE

12th November 2020 to 13th November 2020
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...

**Fully Booked** Benefits Overview, 20 & 21 August 2020 ONLINE

20th August 2020 to 21st August 2020
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...