About Us (BTU)

Who we are

Birmingham Training Unit (BTU), formerly Birmingham Tribunal Unit, formed a mutual partnership with Birmingham Settlement in 2014 and we now work together as one towards common goals.

Established in the 1970s BTU has a longstanding history of providing specialist training, advice and support in welfare benefits law. Since developing the partnership with Birmingham Settlement, BTU has expanded its training provision building on the expertise of both organisations. BTU also continues to deliver welfare benefits training and over the coming year plans to continue introducing a variety of new training courses.

BTU also offers support in relation to welfare benefit appeal tribunals and has introduced a number of early intervention programmes designed to empower and raise awareness among claimants about the claiming and appeals process.


What we do

Training

Working with organisations across the UK, we upskill staff across all sectors through specialist training provision covering a variety of subject areas.

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Workshops

Engaging with local organisations, we help to raise the awareness of service users around changes to the welfare benefits systems, the claiming / appeals process and money matters through informal workshops.

Partnerships

We work closely with other members of the Gateway to Birmingham Advice Services Partnership and Locality West Midlands Consortium, offering specialist advice and training to staff and service users covering a range of topics.


Where to find us

Whilst we deliver training across the UK, we are based at the Birmingham Settlement Aston office.

Address: 359 – 361 Witton Road, Aston, Birmingham B6 6NS
Tel: 0121 250 0781
Email: office@btu.org.uk


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