An Introduction on Welfare & Benefits

Event Details

The cost of this course is £125 but free to Slough Charities and Frontline staff.

This session will consist of 2 modules, and interactive breakout rooms for some exercises.


Morning Session: 10am-12.30pm ( Break midway)

Module 1 – The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the benefits available for those of working age. By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Identify entitlement to benefits for those of working age
  • Explain what the Work Capability Assessment is
  • Explain the main conditions of entitlement for Personal Independence Payment
  • Identify who is entitled to Carer’s Allowance

Lunch Break: 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Afternoon Session: 1.30pm-4pm ( Break midway)

Module 2 – The aim of this module is to provide an overview of Universal Credit by the end of this session, you will be able to

  • Describe the criteria for Universal Credit
  • Assess entitlement to Universal Credit
  • Identify work-related responsibilities
  • Explain the claims and assessment process for Universal Credit

On: Thursday 30th June 2022 from 10am – 4pm

Hosted by: Slough CVS

Delivered by: Jenny Shaw Welfare Rights Worker, a specialist in Welfare & Benefits

Audience: Slough Charities, Frontline staff and invited guests

This is a safe space where you can interact, ask questions, discuss and learn about this topic.

NB: There will be a £125 charge if you book and do not attend the whole course.

Slough CVS is a local charity funded to support groups in Slough, Windsor, Ascot , Maidenhead and surrounding areas so please only register for this training if you provide services or intend to volunteer in the areas we serve. If we have places available 24 hours before the start of the training and you would like to attend but are not in our area of benefit, please email and we will try to accommodate you.

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