Benefit Basics in Scotland

You don’t need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people in Scotland on low incomes or with additional needs.

Online training

You will learn the basics of social security and be able to identify which benefits are available to the people you work with. You will understand the key life events that can have an impact on benefit entitlement and recognise when someone should make a new claim or report a change in circumstances.

The course covers:

This course is aimed at advisers and support workers with no knowledge of benefits.