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    Can I do 4 days training and still claim JSA?
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    • 27th May 08, 9:08 AM
    Can I do 4 days training and still claim JSA? 27th May 08 at 9:08 AM
    I am currently claiming JSA until I start a temping role on the 16th June. I have a chance to do a course for 4 days next week which I would really like to do, however I'm concerned how this might effect my JSA. I won't be earning money for these 4 days, but I guess technically, at least during the course I won't be looking for work either. I'd be inclined to say nothing to the Jobcentre and just do the course (again, because i'm not actually getting paid for this) but the problem is the last day of the course falls on my next signing day. Ideally I'd like to just be able to tell them I have a course and arrange to sign the following day, but I'm worried that I'll be told I have to stop my claim and claim income support, or just restart my claim after the course finish which is just a pain and will also mess up my housing benefit (which I'm also claiming). Thoughts, advice?
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