Oxfordshire Welfare Rights provide training to all service providers countywide. Our courses are designed and delivered by staff who have extensive knowledge in Social Security law.

We can deliver training on:

Employment and Support Allowance

Disability Benefits (PIP, DLA and AA)

Tax Credits

Income Support

Jobseekers Allowance (including sanctions)

Housing Benefit

Universal Credit


Challenging benefit decisions

Preparing for appeal

Tribunal representation

Our training is delivered here in Barton. However we can deliver in-house training for individual organisations. As well as our annual training program, we can write and deliver bespoke training courses for particular client groups.

Training costs

I full day training (10am - 4pm) £75.00

Part day training (10am - 3pm) £65.00

Half day courses (10am - 1pm) £40.00

'Off the shelf' in-house full day £400 plus travel expenses

'Off the shelf' in-house half day £200 plus travel expenses

Bespoke training in-house   £500 plus travel expenses

NEW - 

We can now offer two new services to organisations providing advice on welfare benefits:

  • bespoke one to one mentoring in preparing for and representing at appeal hearings. This will include observing a caseworker representing at a Tribunal.
  • Supervision services for advice providers offering advice in welfare benefits.

For information on our current training program, bespoke training or the new services we can offer including prices, please contact Sarah Darby on:

Telephone: 01865 744165 or;

Email: sdarby@oxfordshirewelfarerights.org.uk

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