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  • Universal credit - effective claims

    Area: Scotland

    For some people, claiming universal credit is far from easy. But there are simple ways that you can help clients get their claim right first time. This practical course is aimed at housing staff, support workers and any frontline professionals supporting low-income people. It will help you support clients to avoid common pitfalls that can lead to payment problems.

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  • Universal credit and children

    Area: Scotland

    This course concentrates on universal credit (UC) as it affects families with children, whether making a new claim with children, or becoming responsible for a child while on universal credit.

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  • Universal credit and young people

    Area: Scotland

    With the full universal credit (UC) service being rolled out during 2018, it is important, if you work with young people, to make sure you know when they might have to claim UC. This course will help you advise young people from age 16 on entitlement whether in or looking for work, in training or education, sick or disabled.

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  • Universal credit, ESA and the work capability assessment

    Area: Scotland

    This essential one-day course gives you an introduction to the work capability assessment that applies to employment and support allowance (ESA) and universal credit (UC). Assuming little or no experience of these benefits, the course gives you an understanding of the main rules for people whose health or disability limits their ability to work. It also helps you deal with common problems.

     

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