UC Overview (Part 2): The UC Calculation

Tuesday, 4 August '20   11:30am - 12:30pm
Details

Aims
This module provides an overview of the UC calculation and how amounts are worked out. It enables participants to check a UC award and ensure that the correct amount has been awarded.

Objectives
By the end of the course participants will:
• Understand the eligibility rules for the various elements that can be included in a UC award;
• Be aware of how different forms of income affect a UC award;
• Be able to complete manual calculations and use calculation tools to check they are correct;
• Be able to anticipate the make up of likely awards at the point of application and check that they are correct once an entitlement decision has been made;
• Be able to get better off calculations done using the Entitledto calculator;

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 those working with people of working age on a low income. 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 info@benefitstraining.co.uk

Tickets

Cost
4-part discount ( price per module)
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£30.00 + VAT
Single module
Price per individual module
£35.00 + VAT