This course provides a comprehensive and practical guide to Employment and Support Allowance and how limited capability for work affects Universal Credit. It looks at the assessment process and how to trouble-shoot typical problems.
By the end of the course participants will:
Methods of delivery
This is a practical course. It is delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, group work and exercises, case studies, group discussion and games.
This course is for people working with working age adults who are unable to work due a health condition or a disability. No previous experience is required although a working knowledge of the wider benefits system is helpful.
Introductions and overview
Entitlement pending application of the Work Capability Assessment
Rates of entitlement
The assessment process
The exceptional circumstances criteria
The medical assessment
The Work Capability Assessment decision
The mandatory reconsideration process
The appeals process
Work related activity
Moving into work
Review and close
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Standard booking rate (£150 + VAT)
Voluntary organisations with fewer than 5 paid staff should contact us for a discount code before booking.
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