Students and benefits - eligibility
Many advisers work with students in both further and higher education. This one-day course explains the different benefits that further and higher education students can claim.
The course covers:
- Definitions of full-time study and part-time study for benefits
- Eligibility for means-tested benefits and tax credits
- Eligibility for the new universal credit
- Overview of how student funding affects benefits
This one-day course is for advisers who already have a basic knowledge of benefits and tax credits and want to know how the rules apply to students. It also provides more detail and a useful update for those who have previously attended Introduction to benefits for student advisers.