Extra information to help you
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
Offer free, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks. They are available for adults aged 19 or over who are either in work or recently unemployed and live in England. Some Skills Bootcamps have additional eligibility criteria.
There are many options to study a variety of subjects online as well as face to face. For a list of courses
The Skills Toolkit
Has a directory of Free courses to help you learn new skills or change jobs. Including general skills that apply to all sectors and more specialised skills.
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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