Personal Independence Payment – Overview

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  •  25th April 2023
     10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Who is this course for?

This introduction to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is for experienced advisers and their supervisors who are looking for an overall understanding of this benefit.


It will provide delegates with a comprehensive overview of PIP, its advantages for claimants, suggestions for how advisers can improve the chances of an award, and issues to look out for. This course does not discuss the specific PIP descriptors in detail. There are are separate courses covering the descriptors, including completing the PIP2 form and the mobility descriptors.


By the end of this course delegates should understand:

  • The structure of the benefit
  • The basic rules of entitlement
  • The benefits of a PIP award
  • Who should consider a PIP claim
  • What advisers can do to improve the chances of success for claimants
  • Issues to consider during the claiming and appeals process