Module 1
Universal Credit Calculation


After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Understand the main differences between Universal Credit and legacy benefits and confidently advise claimants on the two systems
  • Understand what the key components of a Universal Credit calculation are and be able to carry out calculations
  • Understand winners and losers as you'll examine how some people are better off under Universal Credit but that others lose out. You'll learn how best to provide advice for each group respectively
  • Identify and support the biggest losers as we’ll explore the biggest groups that lose out, including mixed age couples and people with savings and you'll learn how to help them

Universal Credit Training - Practical advice and guidance for benefits advisers

This online course provides practical advice for advisers that provide entitlement advice under Universal Credit.

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