New training courses June-November 2014


We have a number of new training courses and seminars lined up for the Summer and into the Autumn of 2014. These courses are open to Wandsworth Advice forum members and to staff and volunteers of non-profit advice providers providing services within Wandsworth

Courses currently arranged are listed below. Numbers are limited on all courses so please book your place as soon as possible. Unfortunately not all venues are wheelchair accessible so please take note of any instructions in the booking form on the relevant course page

1. Introduction to Welfare Benefits provided by The Benefits Training Company (16 July)

2. Theory of Change provided by Brian Lamb OBE. This seminar is aimed specifically at senior staff and those involved in campaigns or social policy work in organisations who are members of the Wandsworth Advice forum (23 July)

3. Disability and Carers’ Benefits provided by The Benefits Training Company (3 September)

4. Tackling Atos Assessments and ESA Sanctions provided by The Benefits Training Company (10 September)

5. Right to Reside and the Habitual Residence Test provided by Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) (17 September)

6. Introduction to Housing provided by South West London Law Centres (11 November)

7. Introduction to Homelessness provided by South West London Law Centres (25 November)

Attendance on courses 1, 3 or 4 also entitles attendees to 12-months Welfare Benefits advice and consultancy support in respect of their clients

Wandsworth Advice is covering the costs of this training so all courses are free to participants. Please book on the relevant page (click the course title above)