Extra information to help you
Further Study options
The National Careers service has a helpful guide on further study options, which you can find here.
You can also speak to an adviser about this on:
0800 100 900 or use webchat
8am - 8pm Monday - Friday and 10am - 5pm Saturday
Short courses to develop skills that will be useful in a job
The National Careers Service website offers lots of short courses that help to develop skills students will need in employment. Now could be a great time to tell your students about them.
- Practical maths
- Computer essentials
- Personal growth and well-being
Helpful things to read
Here's some information from .Gov.uk about speaking to your employer about training and study whilst at work.
The BBC have written about retraining after COVID19. You can take a look for yourself here.
UNISON have information about your rights at work during a pandemic
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