....a great way to promote a methodical approach to identifying the relevant benefits.
Jenny Arokiasamy, Family Info. Advice Manager, Merton 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

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Neil Arnott - 01/11/2018

The government has said ' I can confirm 55 per cent of all current universal credit customers have a benefit debt, soci

Neil Arnott - 01/11/2018

1.2 million claimants are now on UC.

Neil Arnott - 01/11/2018

This advice is from a Partnership Adviser in the DWP and is happy for the information to be shared-


' I’ve had confirmation today that the following dummy details can be used:


Bank Account Number: 12345678

Neil Arnott - 01/11/2018

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Ged Atkins - 14/11/2018
Lucy Mannings - 14/11/2018


Universal Credit 2019

London 19/11/2018
Cardiff 20/11/2018
Birmingham 26/11/2018
Manchester 27/11/2018
Manchester 27/02/2019
London 04/03/2019
Cardiff 05/03/2019
Birmingham 11/03/2019

Welfare Benefit Appeals 2018

London 03/12/2018
Cardiff 04/12/2018
Birmingham 10/12/2018
Manchester 11/12/2018

Introduction to Welfare Benefits 2019

London 11/02/2019
Cardiff 12/02/2019
Birmingham 25/02/2019
Manchester 26/02/2019

NEW Universal Credit-the tricky parts 2019

London 25/03/2019
Cardiff 26/03/2019
Birmingham 01/04/2019
Manchester 02/04/2019

Benefits and Mental Health 2019

Birmingham 20/04/2019
Manchester 21/04/2019
London 23/04/2019
Cardiff 24/04/2019

Housing Costs and Universal Credit 2019

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