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East Belfast Independent Advice Centre

EBIAC have been providing free and independent advice and advocacy across a broad range of issues since June 2000. This includes confidential advice and representation with Tax Credits, Welfare Benefits, Employment, Housing and Debt issues.

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  • Wiseradviser: Introduction to Providing Debt Advice

    08 May 2019 - 09:30

    This generalist level course is accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. It will help you understand the basic principles of money advice; explore the nature and extent of a debt problem and how to check your client’s liability.This course (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for attending other wiseradviser...
  • Universal Credit: One Day Intensive Training for Advisers (NEW)

    08 May 2019 - 10:00

    Universal Credit has fundamentally changed the legacy means-tested benefits systems as we know it. This intensive in depth 1 day course, will identify which benefits Universal Credit replaces and which remain outside Universal Credit. It will explain the detailed rules of Universal Credit,...
  • Social Security Tribunal Representation

    15 May 2019 - 09:30

    This fully interactive, case law specific three day accredited course in Social Security Tribunal Representation will cover in detail: • “Playing to win” Understanding the importance of the initial application and assessment process and form filling when a case reaches hearing. • Understanding...
  • Wiseradviser: Good Practice Dealing with Debt

    20 May 2019 - 09:30

    This course is designed for advisers dealing with debt at all levels, who want to provide a high quality, effective and measurable debt advice service. It provides an opportunity to explore key factors to promote good practice in dealing with debt cases which includes; cases management, referrals...
  • FREE Universal Credit Awareness Session

    21 May 2019 - 13:00

    This FREE half day training session updated for 2019 focuses on perhaps the most significant reform to Social Security since the inception of the Welfare State. It provides participants with an overview of which means tested benefits Universal Credit replaces, how entitlement is calculated, how it...
  • An Accredited Guide to Universal Credit - 28th May 2019 - 11th June 2019

    28 May 2019 - 10:00

    This in depth, practical course focuses on all aspects of Universal Credit, the most profound change to Social Security since its inception, to prepare Advisers for its roll-out starting in September 2017. Key content includes: • What is Universal Credit (e.g. benefit rules, processes, applications...

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