Benefits online training

We've developed free online training courses and guides on various benefit subjects. You can register with an email address.

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Courses currently available:

  • Introduction to Welfare Benefits – an overview of welfare benefits including earnings replacement benefits, disability benefits, means-tested and contributory benefits.
  • Guide to completing the Personal Independence Form - a step by step guide on how to complete your PIP2 form
  • A guide to Personal Independence Payment – an in-depth course on what PIP is, who can claim, activities and descriptors, the 'reliability' and '50% of the time' rules and how they may affect entitlement, the claim process, the effect of an award on other benefits, practical case studies and exercises.
  • Attendance Allowance – details of who qualifies, how to claim and the effect on other benefits
  • Guide to completing the Attendance Allowance form - a step by step guide on how to complete your AA1 form
  • Universal Credit - a basic overview - no prior benefit knowledge is needed

The Welfare Rights Service training courses and guides are regularly updated and new subjects added.