Introductory

Benefits Overview, 5 & 6 December 2022 ONLINE

5th December 2022 to 6th December 2022
Online
This one-day introductory level course - delivered over two consecutive mornings - provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system fits together. The course covers: How...

Benefit basics in Scotland (Scotland), 6 – 7 December 2022 ONLINE

6th December 2022 to 7th December 2022
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 learn the basics...

Benefit basics in Scotland (Scotland), 26 – 27 April 2022 ONLINE

26th April 2022 to 27th April 2022
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 learn the basics...

Universal credit - an introduction, 13 May 2022 ONLINE

13th May 2022
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...

Kinship carers and the benefits system (Scotland) 18 November 2022 ONLINE

18th November 2022
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), 26 October 2022 ONLINE

26th October 2022
Online Scotland
Universal credit is fast becoming the main working age, means-tested benefit throughout the UK. It was intended to simplify the social security system and provide an incentive to work, but...

Universal credit - an introduction (Scotland), 23 March 2023 ONLINE

23rd March 2023
Online Scotland
Universal credit is fast becoming the main working age, means-tested benefit throughout the UK. It was intended to simplify the social security system and provide an incentive to work, but...

Students and benefits - the basics (Scotland), 12 May 2022 ONLINE

12th May 2022
Online Scotland
This course gives an overview of benefits and tax credits that students can claim. It helps student advisers recognise when these are relevant for students, and advise them appropriately. It...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 28 March 2023 ONLINE

28th March 2023
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...

Scottish social security - an introduction (Scotland) 18 August 2022 ONLINE

18th August 2022
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...