Benefits for disabled students

Level: Standard

This half-day course aims to provide participants with an understanding of the social security benefits and tax credits that can be claimed by students with a disability or long-term health condition. It will also cover the situation where someone falls ill during their course, which may require them to take time out.

The course covers:

• The different benefits that are available for people with a disability or long-term health condition

• Universal credit rules for disabled students

• The treatment of student income for benefits that can be claimed by students with a disability

• What benefits a student who falls ill during their course may be able to claim