This module teaches people how to exercise the right to a mandatory reconsideration (MR). It enables participants to advise a PIP claimant of their options when they receive an entitlement decision and how to write an effective MR letter.
By the end of the module participants will:
• Be able to advise claimants on when they have a right to challenge a PIP decision and how to exercise their rights;
• Understand the time limits for challenging decisions and when a challenge can be made late;
• Be aware of the possible risks involved with challenging a decision and how to advise the claimant appropriately;
• Be able to help claimants obtain further medical evidence when it is needed to support a challenge;
• Be able to write an effective MR letter.
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.
This course is for staff working with working age people who are affected by a health condition or a disability. Participants should have a working knowledge of PIP and if not should consider first completing the modules Personal Independence Payment (1): Overview & eligibility; Personal Independence Payment (2): The disability criteria; and Personal Independence Payment (3): Form filling.
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.
4-part discount (price per module)
To book on all 4 parts of this course, select this price then click the VIEW SELECTIONS and SELECT MORE buttons to add the other modules.
|£30.00 + VAT|
For up to three modules
|£35.00 + VAT|