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Benefits and training have been changing at an extraordinary pace of late.
Keep up to date with the latest changes to benefits by booking onto our online training courses, with 12 months free access to expert advice after one course (2 x half day sessions). Alternatively, you can subscribe or renew access to our advice service by attending our next Benefits Update Webinar for £100 + VAT. Or just subscribe to our free monthly benefits news roundup below.
Go to our news page for COVID-19-related and other benefits news
LATEST TRAINING NEWS
Congratulations to the 2 winners and 2 runners-up of our CPAG Handbook competition! The correct answer to the question 'How many DLA payments in respect of children aged 5-10 were being made in Britain (not including N Ireland) as at August 2020? is 237,987 (according to DWP statistics).
Thanks to everyone who entered and well done to winners Aneta from East Cambridgeshire District Council and James from Crisis plus runners-up Shiralee from CENCAB and Robert from Maggies Centre who all answered correctly.
Benefits made simple
Welfare benefits law is complex and ever-changing. Our high quality, learner-centred courses will simplify the benefits system allowing you to guide your service users through the information maze.
The Benefits Training Company is an independent organisation led by benefits trainer and consultant, David Stickland.
David and the team have delivered over 2000 courses to the advice sector over the last 12 years and all our trainers are recognised as experts in their field. Together they design and deliver welfare benefits courses as well as offering consultancy for national programs including those of Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), Shelter, Citizens Advice and Advice UK as well as for many local authorities, housing associations, law firms, charities and others.
We offer 12 months inclusive post-course access to expert benefits advice and support after 2 x half day online sessions of training or 1 day face-to-face
All our courses are interactive and engaging
Our trainers are specialists in both benefits and training
We offer comprehensive, regularly updated training packs or pdf alternatives
Our in-house courses can be tailored and booked to take place online from home or at your venue
Our courses can be priced to suit your organisation's budget
We deliver online and face-to-face, open and in-house, welfare benefits training courses and consultancy to staff working with benefits claimants in public, private and community organisations. We offer training on all areas of the benefits and tax credit system, including recent changes. And all our 4-part and one day courses include 12 months ongoing access to our expert advice.
We run open and in-house courses, with 12 months access to specialist support, training and news updates on the following welfare benefits-related topics:
We can 100% recommend the quality of the trainers and the course content.
Online breakout rooms worked brilliantly. I hope you will carry on with online training after lockdown.
What they say
Great packs to refer back to, course easy to follow and presenters were friendly and interesting. Also really good value for money.
I learnt a great deal to help me help my clients get what they are entitled to.
Tony Stevens, Disability Rights UK
Lesley, Stratton Advice Point
Wendy, Citizens Advice South Warwickshire
Janet, Irwin Mitchell LLP