Retirement Planning - Aspects of Social Welfare


UCD Provider

People & Organisation Development - UCD HR


Aimed at

All staff and faculty



To provide a brief overview of the social welfare system in Ireland, with reference to retirement, which will help participants to realise their own entitlements.



  • Classes of PRSI
  • Entitlements under PRSI classes relevant to participants
  • Knowledge of Social Insurance Record including:
  • Methods of keeping your record going
  • Accessing your record
  • Mixed insurance records 
  • Change of status in PRSI
  • New pension framework 
  • State Pensions
  • Household Benefits
  • Qualifying Adult Allowances
  • Pension Contributions from other jurisdictions (service abroad)

Pre-Course Preparation

In advance, participants will asked to identify their class of PRSI (available on payslips or P60) and their age category.



Retirement Planning Council



2 hours



07 March 2017


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