Students and benefits - the basics
This new half-day course provides a basic overview of social security benefits and tax credits, and which further and higher education students might be able to claim them. The course is for student advisers and other frontline workers who are new to benefits.
The course covers:
- A brief overview of the benefits and tax credits systems
- Which groups of students can claim benefits and tax credits
- The impact of student support on benefits
- Signposting students for help with benefits enquiries
Note: This course can be tailored for universal credit full service areas to focus more on universal credit.