Limited Capability for Work: ESA & UC (Part 1)

Thursday, 13 August '20   10am - 11am


This module looks at the differences between ‘New Style’ Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), ‘Old Style’ Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit (UC) as well as the relationships between them.

By the end of the course participants will:
• Know who can claim ESA and/or UC because they are currently unable to work;
• Understand how benefit is paid pending the Work Capability Assessment.

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 working age people who are affected by a health condition or a disability. No previous experience is required although a working knowledge of the wider benefits system is helpful.

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 module for up to three modules
£35.00 + VAT