If you work for the Civil Service, you are entitled to attend a 3 Day Pre-Retirement Course (sometimes called a PLANNING FOR CHANGE COURSE). We recommend attendance within 3 years of your expected retirement date. The following departments use our service:-

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Appeals Service
    Capital Tax Office
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • DWP
  • East Midlands Development Agency (ceased trading)
  • Environment Agency
  • Government Office for the East Midlands (ceased trading)
  • Customs & Excise
  • Health & Safety Executive
  • Independent Living Fund
  • HMRC
  • Job Centre Plus
  • Nottingham District Land Registry West
  • Nottingham District Land Registry East
  • Probation Service
  • Veterans Agency
  • Independent Living Fund

Please get in touch with your Training Officer/Supervisor and ask them to get you on a course. These courses used to be held at Chalftont Drive specifically for Civil Servants, but have now been amalgamated with the Mixed Courses at Beeston Town Hall. Click the relevant link for details of dates, course availability and an on-line Booking Form. Please ensure you have the permission of the person who will settle the invoice.


An extremely useful and well paced course which provides a wealth of information into all aspects of retirement. Highly recommended to all our staff. Local Public Section Employer