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Universal Credits for Beginners/Improvers - Part-time

Course outline

If you are looking to improve your job opportunities and preparing for the government universal credit system then this course is for you.

The course covers:

  • How to open a Universal Credit account
  • How to maintain the account
  • What is required by DWP commitments
  • Maintaining and updating your Journal
  • Entering job applications and follow up
  • Understanding the payments and pay system

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Southglade Park
Southglade Road
Bestwood
Nottingham
NG5 5GU

Start: 16th August 2021

End: 8th November 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £99

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Beginners

Course code: C036902 / Q036903

Southglade Park
Southglade Road
Bestwood
Nottingham
NG5 5GU

Start: 15th November 2021

End: 7th February 2022

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £99

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Improvers

Course code: C032474 / Q032475

Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course but you must have a good standard of written and spoken English.

Assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.

Progression

There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College sites.

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Additional information

This course is reliant on the learner opening a universal Credit account.

You can read more about community courses and your individual Learning Plan in our Guidance for Community Learners booklet.

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