Retraining Courses

This is a list of courses which are targeting mothers and other career break women looking for retraining opportunities. Please tell the organisation that you heard about them via Women Returners.


Retraining Courses

Techswitch, 12-week training bootcamp followed by 18-month industry placement for software engineers.

Transition to Teach, Department for Education-funded programme for career changers

Code First Girls Retraining Programme, Online – 4 week, subsidised online coding courses in Web Development, Python Programming and Data Science, specifically for women seeking a career switch into a role in technology. Subsidised cost

Sky UK Get into Tech, London (Osterley), Leeds & Livingston. Software developer course. 15 week evening course. Free course for women

Founders and Coders, London/virtual. 18 week full-time peer-led software developer course. London/virtual. Free

23 Code Street, London/virtual. Retrain as a web developer for women. Subsidised cost

_nology  Online –  Retrain into Tech, Full-time and Part-time Software Developer Coding Courses with job search support through recruitment consultancy. Scholarships available.

Makers Academy– Retrain as a software developer. 12 week tech conversion courses

Now Teach – Retrain as a teacher. School based training for career changers and returners

Digital Mums – Retrain as a social media manager

TechPixies – Retrain as a social media manager

National Careers Service – The Skills Toolkit. Free courses to help you learn new skills or change jobs. Including general skills that apply to all sectors and more specialised skills.