Representing Clients at Social Security Tribunals (Level 4 Endorsed Qualification)

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 - 10:00am to Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 4:00pm

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 the crucial role of legislation, guidance, case law and decision making guides in Social Security decision making. • Understanding and using PIP, ESA and Universal Credit case law. • Preparing the best case, research skills, gathering effective evidence and writing submissions. • Social Security Tribunal Procedure and best practice. • Making the case in person - Effective Tribunal Advocacy skills. The course will fully equip advisers with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully and professionally represent their clients at the 1st Tier Social Security Tribunal.
Who Should Attend: 
This course is beneficial for Advisers and other colleagues wanting to develop and/or accredit their practising ability to effectively represent clients at Tribunal. A baseline understanding of PIP, ESA, and general benefit advice and processes is recommended for this course.
Members: £300, Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations: £350, Private and Statutory Sector Organisations: £400. For Accreditation: Price plus £150. We will invoice you for the course. Please note a late cancellation fee will apply to courses cancelled with less than 5 working days’ notice. Cancellation Policy Booked courses which are cancelled within 5 working days of the course start date will not be invoiced. Booked courses cancelled with less than 5 working days’ notice will be invoiced at a fee of £30 or 50% of the course fee, whichever is higher. Participants booked on FREE training who do not show up on the day, or do not cancel with at least 5 working days’ notice, will be charged a fee of £30.
CPD Hours: 
This course is accredited with OCNNI at Level 4 and worth 45 CPD hours (inclusive of self-study time
Education/Professional Framework: 
This course can be used as evidence towards a range of units in our Advice and Guidance NVQ’s and Legal Advice qualifications including ‘Prepare to represent advice and guidance clients in formal proceedings’ and ‘Present cases for clients to access referral opportunities’.
Additional Information: 
This is a 3 day course. It is due to run on the 17th, 24th September & 1st October 2019.

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Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 10:16am