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Compensation Recovery Unit Training - Quantum

Registering a claim with the CRU


Claimants in personal injury claims may receive state benefits as a result of their injuries. These benefits and any NHS treatment charges may be recovered by the government.

This online course looks at how the Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) operates to recover these benefits from Defendants when a successful claim is made.

The course is an ideal introduction for anyone who has recently started work in the personal injury sector.


This training will help lawyers and insurance company employees understand the role the Compensation Recovery Unit plays as part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in social security benefit recovery.

After you have completed this course, you will understand:

  • what the Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) is and what it does
  • which benefits must be repaid to the CRU in the event of a successful claim
  • which sums should be deducted from the Claimant's compensation
  • how to notify the CRU of a new claim
  • what a CRU certificate is and what it covers
  • how to notify the CRU at the end of a claim

If you have any queries on our Compensation Recovery Unit training, please contact Kath Kinch on

Phone: 0114 273 8300
Email: Kath@KinchRobinson.com

Compensation Recovery Unit Training - CRU1 Form

Course Content

  • Notifying the CRU of settlement
  • CRU repayable benefits
  • What a CRU certificate is
  • Complex issues (interim payments, multiple compensators, structured settlements)
  • Personal Injury Trusts
  • Downloadable PDF quick reference guide to the CRU

Lawyers dealing with a personal injury claim need to be able to advise their clients on how benefit payments will be treated and how compensation may impact their future entitlement.

Our e-learning course provides you with the basic understanding of the Compensation Recovery Unit and how a claimant's state benefits will be recovered.




15 minutes


Trainee solicitors, paralegals, litigation assistants and claims handlers.

If you wish to buy multiple subscriptions for your team or firm please contact Kath Kinch.