This is a two-part course on two consecutive half days. To attend the whole course, please select 2-part discount ticket for £120 + VAT (you do not need to book separately onto Part 2). To attend Part 1 only, choose the Single Part ticket.
PREPARING FOR AN APPEAL TRIBUNAL, Part 1:
9.45am - 12.45pm
Preparing for an Appeal Tribunal, Part 1 teaches how to assess a case following a negative or unsatisfactory DWP decision, using a recent Personal Independence Payment case study. After the break we look at selected documents from an example DWP submission and practise evaluating them.
By the end of Part 1 participants will:
PREPARING FOR AN APPEAL TRIBUNAL, Part 2:
9.45am - 12.45pm
Preparing for an Appeal Tribunal, Part 2 teaches participants how to compose an effective written submission to a tribunal ahead of an appeal hearing. After the break participants learn how to prepare a claimant for an oral appeal hearing.
By the end of Part 2 participants will:
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. Before the course, participants will be provided with a Dropbox link to PowerPoint slide handouts, a comprehensive training pack pdf and supporting materials.
This course is for staff working with people of all ages who are affected by a health condition or a disability and challenging a benefits decision at tribunal (note that a working age PIP case study is used). A working knowledge of Personal Independence Payment and the Work Capability Assessment is assumed.
Certificates & post course support
Named participants completing the whole course (Parts 1 & 2) will receive an e-certificate and regular benefits news updates and guarantees access our free 12 months post-course advice service.
You will receive an email with course link(s) and a Dropbox link to the pack/slides which are in pdf format. You will need to download (or print) the pack (and slides, if you wish) before each part of the course.
You will need a good wifi connection and a suitable computer/laptop to access both the Zoom session and the pack throughout. You may wish to use a separate device for the pack (or split your screen) if you cannot or do not wish to print.
We recommend participants log in a few minutes beforehand. You may also wish to have a pen and paper handy to make notes.
2 part discount ticket (booking for both Parts 1 & 2)
This ticket covers both Part 1 and Part 2 (the following day)
|£120.00 + VAT|
Single part ticket
This ticket is for Part 1 (half a day) only.
|£70.00 + VAT|