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Personal Independence Payment Overview

 

WHO IS THIS FOR:
This course is suitable for staff working with people who have health conditions/disabilities.
 
AIMS:
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) can dramatically increase someone's income and be life-changing. This course equips learners with the knowledge they need to be able to recognise who can claim PIP and the confidence to support them when they make a claim. Delegates will gain a good overview of the claiming rules and the disability tests, as well as learning about the positive impact on other entitlements.
 
 
OBJECTIVES:
  • Gain an understanding of the PIP claiming rules
  • Gain an understanding of the PIP claiming process
  • Gain an overview of the Disability Tests, and points system
  • Gain an overview of the impact on other benefits if PIP is awarded
  • Feel better able to support claimants who have health conditions/disabilities when making a claim for PIP
 

LEVEL:

Introductory

 

HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED:

This course can be delivered online, or face to face. It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and cases studies, group discussion, and quizzes.


HOW MUCH:

We advise that this course be delivered over a minimum of 6 hours either as:

  • Online - two 3 hour on-line Workshops, or
  • Face-to-face - one full days training.

Click here for more information on pricing.

  

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.

 


 

 





 




 

Life Changing
"This course was really useful and  will have a real  impact on my day to day work I hadn't realised before how important this benefit is - could be life changing!"