What is a Returneeship? 

Returneeships are four week courses that help you gain employment skills and advice. The scheme is aimed at tackling the rising unemployment rates for over 40s. It puts you in direct contact with employers and offers you work experience opportunities. To apply for a Returneeship you need only be unemployed, over 40, and not a participant of any other government funded training scheme. 


Qualifications you will receive:

  • Level 1 Foundation Learning and Employability
  • Level 1 ICT
  • Level 1 Customer Service

Advice you will receive:

  • CV Writing Tips
  • Interview Technique
  • Cover Letter Writing
  • Career-specific Guidance

How can you sign up?

The scheme starts next month. Find updates on your local Job Centre’s website, speak to your Universal Credit Work Coach for information, or check out