Latest funded training:

Return with Resilience - Women Returners Programme

Are you somebody who is

  • Over 50 and / or experiencing the menopause? 

  • Someone who has taken a career break of at least six months? 

  • Someone who was previously working in Professional or Financial Services? 

  • Looking to get back into the world of work? 

Perhaps you’ve lost your confidence, or you’ve been made redundant because of the pandemic. Maybe you’re unsure what the sector in Scotland looks like if you’ve been out of work for a while.

We welcome you to apply for Return with Resilience - a FREE programme running from November 2021 to March 2022. The Women Returners Programme is funded by the Scottish Government and administered by Skills Development Scotland. 

What does the programme look like?

  • Friendly onboarding experience with our team of experts 

  • Virtual sessions, meaning all you need is access to a laptop 

  • Five hours’ worth of 121 mental fitness coaching to assist in restoring lost confidence, and building optimism and resilience

  • Group workshops on CV writing, interview skills and job search strategies

  • Access to specialised menopause resources and support

  • Support with job applications and introductions to prospective employers

  • Ongoing support and feedback 

So, if you’d like to brush up on your employability skills, all you need is to do is meet the criteria at the top of this page and be able to commit to accessing all of the coaching sessions and workshops via Zoom. Applications from any part of Scotland are welcomed.

Places on this returners programme – in association with the Scottish Government - are strictly limited so please make your application quickly.  

Apply for this FREE course by clicking the link below:


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“This course has been highly beneficial to me - it made me realise that I still have a lot to offer to an employer in terms of skills and experience despite being nearly 60! In fact, it did what it said on the tin as I now have a job and am so looking forward to it.”

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