This one day course provides a complete understanding of when a European Economic Area national is entitled to welfare benefits and tax credits.
By the end of the course participants will:
Know who is covered by European Union law
Understand the different residence tests for different benefits
Know which groups have a right to reside
Be able to advise on the main factors that are relevant in establishing habitual residence
Understand residence rights for workers, self-employed people and people with retained worker status
Understand who has rights as a family member or carer
Know when someone has a permanent right of residency
Understand the additional restrictions which affect Croatian nationals
Be aware of recent developments in legislation and how European nationals are affected.
Methods of delivery
This is a practical course. It is delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, group work and exercises, case studies, group discussion and games.
Suitable for anyone working with non-British European nationals. Participants should have a working knowledge of the benefits system. Please note this coures does not cover the EU co-ordination rules in detail.
Sitra/Homeless Link Member - £105 per person
Non-member - £150 per person
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