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Advanced Mixed Age Couples

 

WHO IS THIS FOR@

An ideal course for those providing in-depth advice or casework to mixed age couples.  

 

AIMS:

This training will look at the challenges and opportunities for mixed age couples: many could be considerably worse off without the right advice!   Aimed at experienced advisers, this course will investigate these complex rules using case studies - examining what options a mixed age couple has to maximise income and avoid preventable loss of income.

 

OBJECTIVES:

 

  • Gain an understanding of what happens to existing legacy benefits upon becoming a mixed age couple
  • Gain the knowledge of how Bedroom Tax works for mixed age couples on legacy benefits and on Universal Credit to help challenge decisions
  • Gain an understanding of how mixed age couples can maximise their income.
  • Gain knowledge about problem areas to look out for
  • Gain an understanding of the special rules for pension age Universal Credit claimants on Personal Independence Payment/ Attendance Allowance.

 

 

LEVEL:

Advanced

 

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..

 

HOW MUCH?

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

  • Online - one 90 minute E-Learning course and two 3 hour online 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.

 

 
 
 
 
 

 


 





 

 




 

So helpful

"This training was so helpful. I've learnt so many things, and I'll be able to put them into practice from tomorrow."

Brilliant
“Wow - I never knew there was so much to know about Mixed Aged Couples - so glad I got booked on this course. It wil make a huge difference to the advice I give,"