Retraining & Return to Practice 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.

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Retraining Courses

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 Bristol/virtual – Re-train into tech. 12 week tech conversion courses.

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

Return to Practice Courses 

Come Back Programme – return to practice course for nurses

GP induction and refresher scheme  – return to practice for GPs

Get into teaching – return to practice for teachers, with a package of support for maths, physics and language teachers

Return to Practice Course Midwifery – return to practice for midwives

Return to Practice Course Pharmacy – return to practice for pharmacists

Return to Social Work Programme – return to practice course for social workers