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Support for adults aged 50+

Supporting the over 50s in Plymouth

Are you at the mid-point of your working life and thinking about a career change?

Perhaps you need support to review your skills and CV, or to get advice on starting your own business? You may be looking to develop new skills through training or education, or even share your own skills and experiences with others. Whatever your goal, we want to help.

With a wealth of skills and experiences to draw from, people aged 50+ have lots to offer the workforce and in this section you will find lots of information and signposting to help you navigate your options.

 

If you need any further help, please email skillslaunchpad@plymouth.gov.uk.

  • Need some inspiration for your career options?
    With so many career choices, it can be hard to decide! Use the links below to find the right path for you. Skillsometer - discover what jobs you might like to do Icould - discover your personality and what jobs might suit you NCS Skills Assessment - discover your skills and what jobs might suit you Careers Pilot Go Construct - construction specific Prospects Job Services - for graduates Target Careers UCAS
  • Not sure how to start? Check out these useful links to support you
    Make sure you feel ready to get back out there – check out the support available if you are feeling anxious, confused, lost or overwhelmed. Plymouth has lots of growing industries that will have many job openings in the future. One of them could be for you! Find out more. Get your own free Careers and Skills Plan with National Careers Service. Develop yourself through further study and training opportunities. Find out where to find jobs in Plymouth.
  • Need to talk through your options?
    Pop in and see us on Wednesdays and Thursdays at Barclays in Plymouth Centre or sign up as a member, we'd be happy to help. Or if you'd rather speak to someone on the phone, call the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900. They can help to identify what career is best for you and the skills that could be useful in a range of different apprenticeship roles.
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