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EEA Nationals and UC - for Income Teams


WHO IS THIS FOR:

This course is designed for Income Teams and those that support tenants to pay their rent. It is for staff at all levels. It will look specifically at the rules for EEA Nationals - a basic understanding of UC is assumed.

 

AIMS:

Since Brexit the rules governing which EEA Nationals can claim UC has changed. This training will demystify the rules, explain terminology and help learners gain a better understanding of which EEA Nationals can (and which can't) claim UC.. This training explains the financial risks landlords face due to changes to EEA Nationals' rights to live, work and claim benefits in the UK. It will highlight some of the problems EEA Nationals may face and provide hints and tips along the way.

 

OBJECTIVES:

  • Gain a clearer understanding of which EEA Nationals can claim UC, the 'right to reside' rules and the common problems they face.
  • Gain an understanding of the EU Settlement Scheme, the difference between Settled and Pre-Settled Status and rules about UC and 'pending' & 'late' EUSS applications.
  • Gain an understanding of the problem areas, and solutions for some
  • Learn about the issues for couples.
  • Learners will gain the confidence they need to ask the right questions and to advise claimants appropriately.


LEVEL:

Intermediate

 

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:

  • Blended learning - one 120 min E-Learning course and one 4 hour on-line Workshop, 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 useful
"This course was so useful.  The case studies really helped me understand the rules."
Excellent course
“I would recommend this course is anyone working in rents - it's excellent."