Train with Law Centre (NI): new courses at a glance
Welfare reform, health and social care, immigration, trafficking, advocacy - we have an exciting selection of courses for you in the next few weeks.
See our updated full Training Programme or follow the links below for more information on individual courses, including booking details.
All Law Centre training carries CPD points for solicitors and advisers. Discounts for block bookings, 'early birds' and Law Centre members apply.
INTRODUCTION TO EMPLOYMENT LAW
Two day training course - Derry/Londonderry 23 and 24 March 2016
Employment Law in Northern Ireland continues to change at a rapid pace. This course provides an overview of existing and new employment law as it relates to employees. Due to the subject’s increased relevance and importance in today’s employment market, and in response to comments from past attendees, the course is now run over a two day period to maximise attendee input and participation.
This course is aimed at advisers and trade union representatives whose job involves advising on employees’ rights including pay and pay related issues, holidays, maximum working hours and breaks, unfair dismissal
Introduction to employment law [Two day course] - Derry
PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT
One day training course - Belfast, Wednesday 23 March 2016
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) now replaces Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for eligible working age people aged sixteen to pension age in Great Britain. Depending on the outcome of the welfare reform debate in Northern Ireland, PIP may be launched here sometime during 2016.
This course illustrates the key law, information, components and criteria for qualifying for this new benefit.
Personal Independence Payments - Belfast
UNDERSTANDING UNIVERSAL CREDIT
One day course - Belfast, Thursday 24 March 2016
With recent budget announcements and the onset of the Welfare Reform Bill, there have been many changes to the benefits system, with more on the way. Sometime during the next eighteen months Universal Credit will be introduced which will drastically change the benefits landscape. This course will illustrate what Universal Credit is, the benefit application process, the different elements that will make up Universal Credit and how they will affect other benefits.
Understanding Universal Credit - Belfast
CAPACITY, CONSENT, DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY AND THE LAW
One day training course - Belfast, Thursday 24 March 2016
This course examines the legal rules governing assessment of capacity and the process which must be followed when a ‘best interests’ decision has to be made on behalf of an adult lacking capacity. It also explores the current legal position in relation to decisions taken by Health and Social Care Trusts which may involve depriving a person of her/his liberty.
Capacity, consent, deprivation of liberty and the law - Belfast
WELFARE REFORM AND SOCIAL CARE: THE IMPACT ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PROFESSIONALS
Half day course - Derry, Wednesday 30 March 2016
There have been many recent changes to the benefits system, and more are likely to be on the way as decisions on welfare reform in Northern Ireland are likely to be made in the near future. The next twelve months may herald more significant changes including the introduction of Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment which would substantially change the benefits landscape