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Universal Credit - How Much?

 

WHO IS THIS FOR?

This course is perfect for staff working with anyone who is claiming Universal Credit to gain an understanding of how UC is calculated.

 

AIMS:

This training gives an overview of how Universal Credit is calculated, giving the learners an insight into the different elements/allowance that make up a claimant's 'Maximum UC', and then looking at how different income affects this, and the impact of rules such as the two child limit and the benefit cap. 

 

OBJECTIVES:

  • Gain an understanding of how 'Maximum UC' is calculated
  • Learn about how earned and unearned income affects an award
  • Gain an understanding of how certain rules work such as the benefit cap
  • Feel better able to spot when a claimant may be missing out so that they can be appropriately signposted for help.

 

LEVEL:

Introductory

 

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 approximately 6 hours either as:

  • Blended learning - one 90 minute E-Learning course and one 4 hour online 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. 


 

 

 








 

Informative
"This course was so useful.  The case studies made it easy to understand how the UC assessment works. It will really help me understand my customers more."
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