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  1. Arrears Management: The Impact of Universal Credit and Welfare Benefit Reform

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    The Welfare Reform Act and the introduction of Universal Credit are dramatically changing how welfare benefits are delivered. The housing element of Universal Credit will be paid directly to claimants and it will be essential that residents have the ability to budget and manage their money to ensure they do not incur rent arrears. Available for delivery to a group of 5 or more staff in-house, we can tailor course content to meet any specific needs you may have. Please call Carmen on 0344 515 1155 or email inhousetraining@shelter.org.uk to enquire.

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  2. Bankruptcy

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Level: Introductory

    This half-day course will provide delegates with a good working knowledge of bankruptcy. Participants will explore the reasons why and how people make themselves bankrupt and in what circumstances it may be considered.

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  3. Benefits for EEA Nationals

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 4 Sep, 14 Nov, 8 Dec 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This practical course provides a complete understanding of when a European Economic Area national is entitled to welfare benefits and tax credits. Being run in partnership with The Benefits Training Company the course includes access to 12 months ongoing advice and support from The Benefits Training Co, via phone and email. If you would like this training delivered to a group of 5 or more staff at your premises please enquire below or phone Carmen on 0344 515 1155. Please note this option does not include the 12 months advice offer. We can tailor the course content to meet the specific needs of the group.

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  4. Challenging Housing Benefit Decisions

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 15 Dec 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This one-day course focuses on the more complicated areas of Housing Benefit and how to challenge decisions effectively. A good working knowledge of Housing Benefit will be assumed. Being run in partnership with The Benefits Training Company the course includes access to 12 months ongoing advice and support from The Benefits Training Co, via phone and email.

    If you would like this training delivered to a group of 5 or more staff at your premises please enquire below or phone Carmen on 0344 515 1155. Please note this option does not include the 12 months advice offer. We can tailor the course content to meet the specific needs of the group. Learn More

  5. Challenging PIP decisions

    • Location(s): London, Manchester
    • Course Date(s): 25 Oct, 15 Nov 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This course examines the structure of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and the assessment process. It enables participants to identify potential entitlement and make the most effective applications. Being run in partnership with The Benefits Training Company the course includes access to 12 months ongoing advice and support from The Benefits Training Co, via phone and email. If you would like this training delivered to a group of 5 or more staff at your premises please enquire below or phone Carmen on 0344 515 1155. Please note this option does not include the 12 months advice offer. We can tailor the course content to meet the specific needs of the group. N.B. The course in Manchester on 15 August has been incorrectly advertised on our marketing email as 'Challenging PIP'. The August Manchester course is actually our 'PIP' course, please search 'PIP' for full details and to book. However, there will be a Manchester date for 'Challenging PIP' in November 2017 available to book soon, please email training@shelter.org.uk to express your interest and we will let you know when it is available for booking.

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  6. Debt Advice: An Introduction

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    This course will provide participants with a structured introduction to the Debt and Money Advice process and to provide an understanding of the debt cycle. The course will enable participants to develop effective strategies to assist clients or residents who have debt and money problems and to identify when to refer them for specialist support and assistance.

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  7. Defending Mortgage Possession Proceedings

    • Location(s): London
    • Course Date(s): 17 Oct 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £170.00

    This course provides a practical understanding of court’s powers to assist mortgage borrowers in arrears. It looks at practical and legal issues that arise in defending mortgage possession proceedings in court and the court’s powers to allow borrowers to remain in their homes.

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  8. Domestic Violence and Welfare Benefits

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory

    This course gives an overview of the benefit system to anyone supporting women affected by domestic violence and prepares them for the introduction of universal credit.

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  9. Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

    • Location(s): London, Sheffield
    • Course Date(s): 5 Sep, 5 Oct 2017
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Intermediate
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This practical course provides a comprehensive and practical guide to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). It looks at the assessment process and how to trouble-shoot typical problems. Being run in partnership with The Benefits Training Company the course includes access to 12 months ongoing advice and support from The Benefits Training Co. via phone and email. If you would like this training delivered to a group of 5 or more staff at your premises please enquire below or phone Carmen on 0344 515 1155. Please note this option does not include the 12 months advice offer. We can tailor the course content to meet the specific needs of the group.

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  10. Financial Capability for Advisers

    • Location(s): [In-house]
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    This course trains advisers/staff to provide advice and assistance to residents in the areas of budgeting, managing their finances and debts and to understand the complicated Universal Credit system There have been substantial changes to the Welfare and Housing Benefit systems particularly with the introduction of the Universal Credit which will have significant implications for claimants Universal Credit will be paid to claimants on a monthly basis and this immediately raises issues for some residents in being able to budget and manage their money and pay their housing costs.

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In-house training
Courses delivered at a time and location to suit you for groups of six or more of your staff.

Public training
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