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 you can ensure the DWP recognises ‘Complex Needs’ status.

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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 be entitled.

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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 might become protected in the future.

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The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefit claims, and a surge of enquiries about how new rules affect people temporarily unable to work.

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This course aims to equip you with the practical knowledge you need to help your service users navigate universal credit and avoid potential pitfalls.

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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 and tax credits systems as they apply to students, and mainly updates advisers on changes, rather than on existing rules.

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This course gives an overview of benefits devolved and delivered by Social Security Scotland including future plans and the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. It explains how the entitlement rules and decision-making processes are different in the new Scottish system.

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This one-day standard level course (delivered over four one-hour 15 minute modules, across two consecutive mornings) looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people.

It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC, including through changes of circumstances such as failing a work capability assessment. You will also explore how conditionality and awards change as people move into work or become unable to work.

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This half-day online training course explains how the need for ‘aids and appliances’ can help establish and protect a PIP claim. The same rules can also reduce entitlements. This course helps you understand how these rules should be applied

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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 to your understanding of who qualifies for PIP, and accordingly how you can support PIP claims and appeals

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Universal credit (UC) 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 to get up to date with the latest developments including changes as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Childcare costs are a significant barrier to work and can trap families in poverty. This course helps childcare providers and advisers understand support available for working families, including when parents are off work during the coronavirus outbreak or children are unable to attend childcare.

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The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefit claims, and a range of new measures and changes to existing benefits. This course will help you get to grips with these changes in the UK and Scotland.

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This course looks at the universal credit (UC) rules that particularly affect ill or disabled people. It will equip you to advise clients about the transfer to UC.

This course looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals. Focusing on the operation of the right to reside, habitual residence and past presence tests in social security benefits, the course covers the ways that EEA nationals and their family members can overcome these barriers.

This course explains how the personal independence payment (PIP) claim process works and the importance of the PIP2 questionnaire. It looks at what makes a good PIP claim, and how it can be optimised using the regulations, guidance and case law. 

This course explains how the universal credit (UC) ‘complex needs’ rules work, who is covered and what this should mean for UC claimants.  

This course looks at the benefit rules that particularly affect EEA nationals.  Focusing on the operation of the right to residehabitual residence and past presence tests in social security benefits, the course covers the ways that EEA nationals and their family members can overcome these barriers.  

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 and tax credits systems as they apply to students, and mainly updates advisers on changes, rather than on existing rules.  

This course introduces advisers to how the universal credit (UC) calculation works. It looks at how the monthly UC ‘maximum amount’ compares to monthly income, and how the UC ‘benefit cap’ can set a limit on the total amount paid.

The coronavirus outbreak has seen a huge rise in benefits claims. This course helps you advise people who are furloughed, sick, self-isolating or shielding and considers support for the self-employed.

Universal credit (UC) 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 in Scotland to get up to date with the latest developments including changes as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

This introductory level course provides an overview of the benefits system and examines how the system is affected by the introduction of universal credit.