Who is the training for and what will I learn?

This 30-minute online course (using Teams) aims to give frontline workers an introductory overview of Carer's Allowance.  

This course is aimed at non-welfare benefits advice roles. 

By the end of the session, you should be able to: 

  • understand who may be eligible for Carer's Allowance 
  • understand how and when to apply for Carer's Allowance  
  • know when someone may receive Underlying Entitlement to Carer's Allowance  
  • how Carer's Allowance can affect other benefits (positively and negatively) 
  • know when to signpost for specialist advice 
  • have some strategies for starting the conversation about claiming benefits with people who you work with.

Upcoming sessions


Sign up for 10 April 2024, 2:15pm – 2:45pm

Sign up for 18 April 2024, 2:15pm – 2:45pm

Sign up for 30 April 2024, 11:45am – 12:15pm


Sign up for Tuesday 14 May, 12:45pm – 1:15pm

Sign up for Friday 24 May, 2:15pm – 2:45pm

Sign up for Wednesday 29 May, 12:15pm – 12:45pm