Personal independence payment

Level: Standard

This popular one-day course provides an introduction to personal independence payment (PIP) which is replacing disability living allowance for working age people.

The course covers: 

  • Who is entitled to PIP
  • The disability test
  • Claiming PIP and getting paid
  • Stays in hospital or residential care
  • Transferring to PIP from disability living allowance

It is suitable for advisers with a working knowledge of sickness and disability benefits, but assumes no previous knowledge of PIP. For others who do not work specifically in welfare rights but do want to support clients see, Personal independence payment – the essentials.