....more confident and knowledgeable about the Benefits system....
Darren Williams, Support Worker, Caerphilly County Borough Council
Welcome to Social Welfare Training

We provide quality welfare benefits training and consultancy based on legal rights.

Our accredited training and resources support:
  • Poverty reduction
  • Tenancy sustainment
  • Independence for disabled people
  • Getting into work
  • Keeping up with Welfare Reform
  • Staff development

The Solicitors Regulation Authority(SRA) has authorised us to award Continuing Professional Development(CPD) points for solicitors attending our courses. Our allocated CPD reference is EJV/SWTL.

Latest News

If you are not able to work because of sickness and you have paid sufficient national insurance contributions, then it is still possible to claim Employment and Support Allowance.

Neil Arnott - 08/04/2019

safeguards in place and support available to assist homeless people in making a claim for Universal Credit include:

Neil Arnott - 08/04/2019

How do you challenge a claim that's closed?

The government say-

Neil Arnott - 08/04/2019

The British Psychological Society has joined eight other leading mental health organisations in

Neil Arnott - 08/04/2019

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Ged Atkins - 17/04/2019
Amara Khan - 15/04/2019
Lucy Mannings - 15/04/2019
Lucy Mannings - 31/03/2019
Celebrating over 10 years of Advice & Support


Benefits and Mental Health 2019

London 23/04/2019
Cardiff 24/04/2019
Birmingham 29/04/2019
Manchester 30/04/2019

Housing Costs and Universal Credit 2019

London 13/05/2019
Cardiff 14/05/2019
Birmingham 20/05/2019
Manchester 21/05/2019

Introduction to Welfare Benefits 2019

London 09/09/2019
Cardiff 10/09/2019
Birmingham 16/09/2019
Manchester 17/09/2019

NEW Universal Credit-the tricky parts 2019

London 23/09/2019
Cardiff 24/09/2019
Birmingham 30/09/2019
Manchester 01/10/2019

Overview of Universal Credit 2019

London 14/10/2019
Cardiff 17/10/2019
Birmingham 21/10/2019
Manchester 22/10/2019

Benefits for Older People 2019

London 04/11/2019
Cardiff 06/11/2019
Birmingham 11/11/2019
Manchester 12/11/2019

Welfare Benefit Appeals 2019

London 02/12/2019
Cardiff 03/12/2019
Birmingham 09/12/2019
Manchester 10/12/2019