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  1. Housing Benefit: Introductory

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

    This course outlines the role of housing benefit within the wider welfare benefits system, and enables delegates to establish who can claim housing benefit and how it is calculated. Delegates will develop the confidence and knowledge necessary to give basic advice about housing benefit.

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  2. Introduction to Welfare Benefits

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 5 Feb, 9 May 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This practical course provides a comprehensive introduction to the benefits and tax credits system. 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.

    N.B. Our January-May 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

    If you would like this training delivered to a group of 5 or more staff at your premises please enquire below or phone Alexa 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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  3. Limited Capability for Work

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 22 Jan 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This course provides a comprehensive and practical guide to Employment and 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. 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 Alexa 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. Our January-May 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  4. Maximising Income

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

    This course enables housing staff to maximise income for their tenants. Although it looks at the whole benefits system it has a particular focus on housing related payments and getting the rent paid.

    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 Alexa 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. Maximising Income for Tenants

    • Location(s): Resource for London
    • Course Date(s): 26 Apr 2019
      • Duration: 1 day(s)
      • Level: Introductory
      • CPD: 5

    Price starts at: £150.00

    This course enables housing staff to maximise income for their tenants. Although it looks at the whole benefits system it has a particular focus on housing related payments and getting the rent paid. 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 Alexa 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. Our January-May 2019 London courses will be held at Resource for London, Holloway Rd, N7 6PA (please continue to contact training@shelter.org.uk with any queries rather than the venue direct).

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  6. Mental Health and Welfare Benefits

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

    This course will provide workers who support or assess mental health service users with a robust, up to date knowledge of the benefits system. Delegates will become confident about the information and advice they give.

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  7. Mortgage Advice: The Prevention of Homelessness

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

    This course provides an understanding of how mortgages work and the options available to borrowers who, for whatever reason, are unable to meet their payments. Delegates will gain the skills, information, and confidence to: negotiate favourable settlements with lenders; give useful advice to those facing possession proceedings; deal with intentional homelessness issues and advise tenants as to their rights when their landlord defaults on the mortgage.

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  8. Negotiation Skills for Debt Collection

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

    Examines the most common ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ approaches to negotiation, their advantages and disadvantages before focusing on the ‘third approach’. This approach takes into account the ‘slippery slope to debt’ and aims to reach the best possible solution for both parties based on each of their needs and objective criteria. Participants will also come away equipped with strategies for being more persuasive, using the Principles of Influence as well as strategies for overcoming the most common objections.

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  9. Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

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

    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.

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  10. Preparing for an Appeal Tribunal

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

    This course examines the process of preparing a client for a first-tier Tribunal and provides a thorough grounding in how to construct an effective written submission when working on a PIP or ESA case. 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 us 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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In-house training
Courses delivered at a time and location to suit you for groups of six or more of your staff.

Public training
Attend a public course on a date that suits you in central Bristol, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York.

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