Module 4
Universal Credit for disabled people


After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Understand that as the migration to Universal Credit continues, more individuals with ill health and disabilities will come under Universal Credit
  • Be equipped to advise clients about the move to Universal Credit, including through changes of circumstance 
  • Understand the key ways that disabled people may be worse off OR better off and how best to advise them
  • Understand the specific issues for disabled people such as failing a work capability assessment or how conditionality and awards change as people move into work, or become unable to work
  • Understand and advise on issues for people in supported housing

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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