Understanding Sanctions to Benefits Entitlement

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

: This half day training session brand new for 2018 will explain how individuals will have certain obligations placed upon them to successfully maintain their claim to benefits and the impact of sanctions on those deemed not to have carried out these actions. It will look at the sanctions regime relating to ESA, JSA and Universal Credit. We recommend that you complete the ‘Universal Credit Awareness Session’ in conjunction with this course.
Who Should Attend: 
The course is aimed at advisers and others working with groups who will be impacted by Welfare Reform
There is a charge of £40 to Advice NI Members, £50 to Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations and £60 to Private and Statutory Sector Organisations.
CPD Hours: 
There are 3 CDP hours available for the session.
Education/Professional Framework: 
The sessions can be used as evidence towards a range of units in our Advice and Guidance NVQ’s and Legal Advice qualifications including ‘Understanding the Importance of Legislation and Procedures’ (Unit 30). It is also linked to the National Occupational Standards for Legal Advisers including ‘IB19 – First Line Welfare Rights and Legal Advice’.
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Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - 5:46pm