Overview of benefits and tax credits


This half day training course provides participants with a basic overview of the benefits and tax credits system. It covers benefits for children, working age and older people, including means tested benefits, non-means tested benefits, child tax credits and working tax credits.

Who Should Attend

The course is aimed at advisers, community champions interested in advice work and those working in the subject area.


This half day course will run on 5 November 2013. It will be delivered at Advice NI offices in Belfast. The course runs from 9.30am to 1.00pm.


Advice NI Members - £30
Voluntary and Statutory Sector organisations - £45
Private and statutory sector organisations - £70

Educational/ Professional Framework

This course can be used as evidence towards a range of units in the Advice NI Advice and Guidance NVQs at Level 3 Certificate and Level 4 Diploma including Understand the Importance of Legislation and Procedures (Unit
30). It is also linked to the National Occupational Standards for Legal Advisers including: IB19 – First Line Welfare Rights and Legal Advice.

More information

For further information about the course please contact:

Ryan Fitzsimmons, Training and Development Practitioner
Advice NI, 1 Rushfield Avenue, Belfast, BT7 3FP
Tel: 028 9064 5919
Email: ryanf@adviceni.net

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Age NI office:
028 9024 5729

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