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Subsidy Overview

Delivered Live Online

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Available on demand


One day course


Delivered live online by a trainer


£995 plus VAT for up to 12 delegates

Subsidy Overview

Course Outline 

Learn how the actions of the benefit processor can affect the subsidy claim and impact the local authority’s finances! The course covers the classifications of overpayments, the allowances for errors and costs involved. It explains the different tenancy types and how these are treated for the subsidy claim. The required cells, and their significance, are detailed allowing for a well-rounded understanding of the process required by the Auditors. The course manual can be used as a useful reference tool during the Audit. 

What you’ll learn: 

  • Define subsidy and explain what it is used for.
  • Apply the correct subsidy rates.
  • Assess the classifications of overpayments.
  • Explain when a case needs to be referred to the rent service and the consequences of not doing so.
  • Show an understanding of all rent allowance cases.
  • Understand which expenditures should be included in the subsidy claim.
  • Understand the rent rebate subsidy limitation and calculation.

Topics Covered: 

  • Rent Subsidy 
  • Rent Rebate Subsidy
  • HRA calculations 
  • Overpayment Classification 
  • Rent Allowance requirements 
  • Calculations of subsidy amounts 
  • Inclusion within and exclusion of expenditure 
  • Explanation of the Country’s expenditure 

Who’s it for: 

Subsidy Officers, Benefit Assessors, Team Leaders and Managers, Systems Officers, etc.   

How it's delivered: 

This course is delivered ‘live online’ with a trainer and can be accessed via a PC, Mac or Tablet. With live online, you can interact, ask questions and practice new skills – all without leaving your desk! Perfect for dispersed teams working from home.


Please get in touch for a quote if you would like to book this live online course for your organisation only.