WHO IS THIS FOR?
An ideal course for those providing advice or casework to ESA/Universal Credit claimants with disabilities/health conditions
Since the SDP Gateway closed on 27th January 2021 all claimants have been able to claim UC and many may be entitled to a Transitional SDP Element that will be included when their UC is assessed.
But who gets it, how much, and is it affected by a change in circumstances / benefit uprating? This training answers all these questions. It looks at what this change means for disabled claimants, and how the Transitional SDP Element works. It will give participants the information they need to give accurate advice to claimants affected by this change.
- Gain an understanding of who is entitled to the TSDPE
- Learn about the amounts and who is entitled to which, and how to challenge any errors
- Gain the knowledge of what changes in circumstances affect the TSDPE
- Gain an understanding of how erosion works
- Learn how it works when SDP is awarded retrospectively
HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED?
This course can be delivered online, blended learning, or face to face. It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and cases studies, group discussion, and quizzes.
We advise that this course be delivered over a minimum of approximately 6 hours either as:
- Blended learning - one 90 min E-Learning courses and one 4 hour on-line Workshop, or
- Face-to-face - one full days training.
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AFTER THE COURSE:
Learners will receive a copy of the PowerPoint slides, a certificate, and any additional resources such as relevant flowcharts and summary sheets. They will also be asked to complete an evaluation form.
IF BOOKING TO BE DELIVERED ONLINE:
We will be in touch to discuss and finalise the arrangements. Learners will need a good wifi connection and a suitable computer/laptop to access both the training session and a second internet-enabled device such as a tablet or smartphone for joining in any quizzes. In the week of the course, learners will receive an email with a link to the course, as well as a reminder just before the course is due to start.
IF BOOKING FACE TO FACE:
We will be in touch to discuss and finalise the arrangements. We will require a delegate list a week before delivery. It is assumed that you will source and provide a suitable venue taking account of any Covid restrictions in place at the time of delivery.