Limited Capability for Work (ESA / UC)

Tuesday, 22 January, 2019   9:45am - 4:15pm
Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA

This one day course, run in partnership with national housing charity Shelter, provides a comprehensive and practical guide to Employment & Support Allowance (ESA) and how limited capability for work affects Universal Credit. It looks at the assessment process and how to trouble-shoot typical problems.

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Know who can claim ESA;
  • Understand the ESA claims process;
  • Be able to use the Work Capability Assessment criteria effectively
  • Know how to get ESA payments restarted when they are stopped following a failure to return forms and/or attend a medical appointment
  • Be able to guide claimants through the appeals process
  • Be are of the options for returning to work including permitted work and Working Tax Credit
  • Have an awareness of how and when ESA claimants are likely to be affected by Universal Credit;
  • Have access to advice regarding any course-related question for 12 months after the course.

The course will be delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, group work and exercises, case studies and games and is important for any staff who work with people affected by a health problem or a disability.

Please read through the attached Terms document before booking on to the course. Booking assumes acceptance of our Terms & Conditions.

Please contact ali@benefitstraining.co.uk with any further questions.

Tickets

Cost
Standard booking rate (£150 + VAT)
Community organisations with fewer than 5 paid staff should contact us for a discount code before booking.
£150.00 + VAT
Location
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Resource for London
356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA

Nearest tubes: Holloway Road / Arsenal (Piccadilly Line)

Nearest trains: Finsbury Park / Upper Holloway / Drayton Park