GET TO GRIPS WITH PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (PIP) Learn about PIP and how to make a claim.

GET TO GRIPS WITH PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (PIP) Learn about PIP and how to make a claim.

Get to Grips with Personal Independence Payment

Get to Grips with PIP training course

Only about 14% of initial Personal Independence Payment (PIP) applications are successful first time round, and 1 in 4 people with a long-term health condition or disability are believed to give up on their PIP application due to a lack of support or because the application process has made them feel worse.

The Society Matters cic Get to Grips with PIP course is designed and delivered by experts in their field, so you can make your mark on these statistics. 

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Who should attend this course?

This PIP training course, which is delivered in a virtual classroom environment, is designed to help the people and organisations that are providing social welfare support. In just two half day sessions you will be helped to really understand the key drivers for PIP assessments, and be capable of helping your clients to navigate the application process to give them the highest possible chance of getting their full benefit entitlement first time round.

What will you learn?

Through a combination of case studies, exercises, quizzes and insights from our welfare benefits ‘expert in the room’, you will be guided through the complexities of PIP, so by the end of this training you will be able to understand:

What is ‘PIP’?

Who is eligible for PIP?

How to apply for PIP – understanding the application form

How to navigate the 12 PIP descriptors

How to challenge PIP decisions  

“The tutors are knowledgeable and are able to give practical examples and real life cases which puts the rules and how they are applied into a real life perspective.”

Lynne, Gateshead charity

How much will it cost?

 

As a social enterprise we pride ourselves on fair and affordable pricing.

  • This course delivered in a virtual classroom format will cost £145 + vat per person. For face-to-face delivery options please ask for a quote.
  • Discounts may be available for groups and multiple bookings.

Society Matters cic is registered as a community interest company. Our profits are gift-aided to charity.

Please get in touch to discuss various in-house training options, or to find out about future courses.

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GET TO GRIPS WITH UNIVERSAL CREDIT Quality accredited, online classroom or face-to-face training course

GET TO GRIPS WITH UNIVERSAL CREDIT Quality accredited, online classroom or face-to-face training course

Get to Grips with Universal Credit Training Course

Get to Grips with Universal Credit

This highly interactive, quality accredited Universal Credit training course has been designed to help support organisations involved in all aspects of social welfare to get to grips with Universal Credit.

We make our mark with dynamic delivery

Through a combination of case studies, exercises, quizzes and insights from our welfare benefits ‘expert in the room’, you will be guided through the complexities of Universal Credit. This course can be delivered in a virtual classroom format or face-to-face, and we deliver both in-house and open public sessions.

“Really good session to get an understanding of what makes up Universal Credit and the process a customer goes through.

This will allow us to provide more empathy and better solutions now we have a better understanding of what the customer is having to do to make a claim. “

Ian, Northumbrian Water

What will you learn about Universal Credit?

The detail of each of the six Elements of Universal Credit, and the circumstances that will be determine whether each element will apply.

The Universal Credit journey for the people behind the process, including the challenges, risks and practical steps involved in making a claim, how to manage a claim day to day to avoid sanction, and how to respond if things don’t go to plan.

The changes in circumstances that will (and won’t) lead to ‘natural migration’ to Universal Credit from one or more of the six main ‘legacy benefits’: Housing Benefit, Income-based JSA, Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Income-related ESA and Income support.

The impact of migration to Universal Credit on the claimants (positive and negative).

The hundred year journey to Universal Credit – through the evolution of the welfare state.

“This training is essential and delivered by THE experts in the field”

Mick, Armed Forces Outreach Service

How much will it cost?

 

As a social enterprise we pride ourselves on fair and affordable pricing.

  • This course delivered in a virtual classroom format will cost £145 + vat per person. For face-to-face delivery options please ask for a quote.
  • Discounts may be available for groups and multiple bookings.

Society Matters cic is registered as a community interest company. Our profits are gift-aided to charity.

Please get in touch to discuss various in-house training options, or to find out about future courses.

For your peace of mind, this course has been independently quality endorsed by national accrediting body ncfe.

Get in touch

Society Matters CIC is a social enterprise and registered as a Community Interest Company. Registered company number 07969715. VAT Registration GB 339038787

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