Retraining after Covid


In this area of Lifepilot you will be able to find guidance and links to websites that can help you with retraining and finding a job after a pandemic. 

The local and national governments have put together information that is tailored to the area that you live*. This is to help you find places to study, retrain or find work close to home. 

*Lifepilot  features information about National Government programmes and regional opportunities in the South and South West of England. 

Since the COVID19 pandemic, many people lost their jobs, had their hours reduced or had to close their businesses. Your life may have been severely impacted. 

Local and National Government have been providing retraining and employment opportunities, as well as other support schemes.

If you have been made redundant, furloughed or your job has been affected as a result of COVID19 here are some things you may need to think about:

  • Opportunities to get back into work or learning
  • Financial support you may be eligible for during this time
  • Your physical and mental wellbeing

The Government have produced lots of advice if you have lost your job

If you are over 50 and looking to get back into work the restless site can help you find jobs with age diverse employers across the UK. Whether you’re looking for full time or part time jobs, a career change after 50 or to find your purpose post-retirement.

You can also speak to an adviser through the National Careers Service:

Call 0800 100 900 or use webchat

8am - 8pm Monday – Friday 10am - 5pm Saturday

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