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The Welfare Benefits Unit have developed a new programme of online training (Zoom), April to September 2021.

 

The courses have been re-designed for online delivery, retaining a practical and interactive approach, maximizing Zoom functions and presentation options.

 

Course Title

Course Content

Date

Time

Introduction to Benefits

2 modules per day.

Thursday each week over 3 weeks

Module 1 – Benefits system structure and contributory benefits

Thurs 29 Apr

10.00 – 12.30

Module 2 – Work Capability Assessment

Thurs 29 Apr

1.30 – 4.00

Module 3 – Disability and carer benefits

Thurs 6 May

10.00 – 12.30

Module 4 – Means-tested-benefits for State Pension age

Thurs 6 May

1.30 – 4.00

Module 5 – Introduction to Universal Credit

Thurs 13 May

10.00 – 12.30

Module 6 – Legacy benefits and benefit checks

Thurs 13 May

1.30 – 4.00

Universal Credit Housing Costs

How housing costs are assessed for Universal Credit

Wed 26 May

10.00 – 12.30

Universal Credit and work

How working affects entitlement to Universal Credit

Wed 26 May

1.30 – 4.00

Benefits for Students & Young People

Module 1 – Benefits for young people

Tues 15 June

10.00 – 12.30

Module 2 – Benefits for students

Tues 15 June

1.30 – 4.00

Introduction to Benefits

2 modules per day.

Wednesday each week over 3 weeks

Module 1 – Benefits system structure and contributory benefits

Wed 7 July

10.00 – 12.30

Module 2 – Work Capability Assessment

Wed 7 July

1.30 – 4.00

Module 3 – Disability and carer benefits

Wed 14 July

10.00 – 12.30

Module 4 – Means-tested-benefits for State Pension age

Wed 14 July

1.30 – 4.00

Module 5 – Introduction to Universal Credit

Wed 21 July

10.00 – 12.30

Module 6 – Legacy benefits and benefit checks

Wed 21 July

1.30 – 4.00

Benefits for Families with Children

Module 1 – Benefits for children, including disability benefits and claiming for 16 to19 year old’s. 

Thurs 16 Sept

10.00 – 12.30

Module 2 – Benefits for children and families on a low income

Thurs 16 Sept

1.30 – 4.00

Introduction to Universal Credit

Module 1 – Entitlement and calculating Universal Credit

Wed 22 Sept

10.00 – 12.30

 

Module 2 – Claims, payments and moving to Universal Credit

Wed 22 Sept

1.30 – 4.00

 

Visit our website for further details and how to book:  https://www.welfare-benefits-unit.org.uk/training/

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15 Priory Street

York

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