Most of our courses are run in-house. Below are details of the next OPEN courses available to train and update advisers and support staff on the current benefits system. Courses include Introduction to Welfare Benefits/Universal Credit; Universal Credit in Practice; Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Calculating Benefits & Tax Credits.

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July, 2018
18 Wed 9:45am - 4:15pm NEW Benefits for Older People (London)
6 Thu 9:45am - 4:15pm Introduction to Universal Credit (London)
13 Thu 9:45am - 4:15pm Limited Capability for Work (ESA / UC)
26 Wed 9:45am - 4:15pm Introduction to Debt Advice (London)
27 Thu 9:45am - 4:15pm Introduction to Welfare Benefits (London)
25 Thu 9:45am - 4:15pm Challenging Housing Benefit Decisions (London)
30 Tue 9:45am - 4:15pm Benefits for EEA Nationals (London)
8 Thu 9:45am - 4:15pm Housing Benefit & DHPs (London)
14 Wed 9:45am - 4:30pm NEW Benefits for Students (London)
15 Thu 9:45am - 4:15pm Universal Credit in Practice (London)
27 Tue 9:45am - 4:15pm Maximising Income for Homelessness Prevention (London)
29 Thu 9:45am - 4:15pm Introduction to Welfare Benefits (London)
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NEW Benefits for Older People (London)

Wednesday, 18 July, 2018   9:45am - 4:15pm
London EC1
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This course, run in partnership with national housing charity Shelter, provides a comprehensive overview of the benefits that can be claimed by older people.

By the end of the course, participants will:

• Understand how the benefits system is structured and the eligibility rules for the benefits claimed by older people.
• Have gained an awareness of the principles behind means testing and how Pension Credit is worked out
• Be able to help people make successful claims for disability... [Read more]

Tickets / Booking types

  • Standard rate £150 + VAT
    £150.00 + VAT
    Voluntary organisations with fewer than 5 paid staff should contact us for a discount before booking.