Personal independence payment

Level: Standard

This full day course for advisers will examine the replacement of disability living allowance (DLA) for adults by a new ‘personal independence payment’ (PIP) from April 2013. Fully updated the course includes the final version of the PIP assessment regulations published in November 2012.  

PIP will replace DLA for working age clients from  April 2013 onwards. With a different  structure to DLA and a completely new assessment criteria this course is essential for anyone advising  sick or disabled clients. The course uses practical examples to enable advisers to identify who can qualify for PIP and how they will be assessed.

The course covers :

  • who can claim PIP
  • the structure of  the benefit
  • the assessment criteria and process;
  • claims, awards and appeals;
  • the migration of existing DLA claimants onto PIP.

NOTE:  The course is suitable for anyone wanting to get to grips with the detail of PIP, including experienced advisers who want to update their knowledge.


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