Preparing for an Appeal Tribunal (Part 4)

Thursday, 9 July '20   11:30am - 12:30pm
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This module teaches participants how to prepare a claimant for an oral appeal hearing. (Please note this module has been updated to reflect changes following the COVID-19 outbreak).

By the end of the course participants will:
• Be aware of Tribunal Procedure and how an oral hearing is conducted;
• Be able to prepare the claimant so they can present in the most appropriate way and help the tribunal reach the right decision;
• Know what can be done if the claimant is unhappy with the outcome of the hearing.

Methods of delivery
This course is delivered online live with a BTC trainer. It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and case studies, group discussion and games. Participants will be provided with e-learning supporting material including PowerPoint slides and a comprehensive training pack.

Intended audience
This course is for staff working with people of all ages who are affected by a health condition or a disability (note that a working age PIP case study is used). A working knowledge of Personal Independence Payment and the Work Capability Assessment is assumed. Participants should first attend Preparing for an Appeal Tribunal (1): Assessing the case, Preparing for an Appeal Tribunal (2): Reviewing the DWP submission and Preparing for an Appeal Tribunal (3): Reviewing the DWP submission before attending this module.

Certificate and post course support
You will receive an e-certificate for each full course (Parts 1-4) you complete. To be eligible for access to our free 12 months post-course advice service (including monthly webinars) you will need to complete four BTC online course modules. Although we advise completing Parts 1-4 of this course, you can combine any 4 parts of any BTC course for access to support.

What you will need
Post booking, you will receive a Zoom link and the pack attachments by email. Please download the attachments before logging in. We recommend you use the link to login 15 minutes before the event. You will need a Wi-Fi connection and a suitable device to access the internet. You may also wish to have a pen and paper to make notes.

Terms & conditions
Booking onto the course implies acceptance of our Terms. Please ensure you have read the attached Terms & Conditions document before booking.

Any questions or problems with booking, please contact Vicci or Ali via


4-part discount ( price per module)
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£30.00 + VAT
Single module
Price per individual module. PLEASE NOTE participants should have previously completed part 1,2 and 3 of this course
£35.00 + VAT