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Advice /Rules on esa income based and doing free courses

Tammyjane33
Tammyjane33 Member Posts: 762 Pioneering
I was wondering if anyone knows the up to date rules on being on Esa income based benefit in 2022 and studying. There are free courses available online that I came across but as they are only 3 month courses I didnt know if people are able to do these without it effecting their esa claim or not as its only a 12 week course, I've explained to my friend that she may have to let the esa /dwp know about this but she believes you don't have to inform them so I'm confused, so was I right in telling her she should let them know?

Thankyou for any advice or facts /of the rules and this would be very much appreciated.
I want to learn more about the rights disabled people have when claiming benefits and studying so if anyone could point me in the right direction with any answers that would also be very gratefully appreciated. (😁I really hope I'm correct as I hate being wrong😂😂😂this is a joke by the way) humour helps me get through the day. 
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