Preparing for Retirement

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Corporate Training Mail Box (
Target Audience
All users
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Planning for the Future
Personal Development / Working for ESCC
Course description

Today retirement is more of a process rather than an event and this workshop provides a range of information and guidance for those who are approaching this time in their lives.

You will have an opportunity to explore issues and discuss the range of opportunities available to you within a relaxed and informal atmosphere.



Training objectives

This course is aimed at individuals who are retiring within the next 12 – 18 months. Attending the workshop prior to retirement may enable individuals to take greater advantage of the information provided. Partners can attend at the reduced rate of £80.00. 


Learning outcomes

During this course you will:

  • gain an understanding of the impact of change on lifestyle, status and time

  • explore options of using time effectively including volunteering, learning and leisure

  • explore ways of maintaining health and wellbeing during retirement

  • learn about income in retirement including the Local Government Pension Scheme

  • gain an understanding of money management such as budgeting and effects of inflation

  • gain an understanding of investment options

  • learn about legal issues and estate planning including wills, power of attorney, inheritance tax

  • have the opportunity to think about the future including starting an action plan


Additional Information

Please note: Parking around St. Mary's House is scarce due to limited parking.


Corporate Training offer a selection of teas/coffees, hot chocolate and biscuits. There is no canteen in the building, but a sandwich lady calls at 10:45 am each day,when delegates can purchase lunch.


If you are in Adult Social Care and require funding for this course please contact

Start Date
Friday 24 May 2019
End Date
Friday 24 May 2019
Closing Date
Thursday 23 May 2019
09:30 - 16:30
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