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.
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 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
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