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Planning a Positive Retirement


The course is now available as a 2-hour on-line presentation


Course overview:

This course will provide additional support to those who are considering retirement within the next 3 years.

You will also be provided with the opportunity to seek free independent financial advice (no obligation consultation on request)*

*Disclaimer: Affinity Connect in association with Affinity Financial Awareness (AFA), Independent Financial Advisory organisation are responsible for financial advice not your employer, in accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority’s regulations.

Your employer cannot recommend Affinity Financial Awareness (AFA), Independent Financial Advisory organisation but we can confirm they are registered with and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority to give independent financial advice.


Learning outcomes:

The course objectives and structure are detailed here.


Course workbook

The workbook provides supporting material to that which is presented on the course, and may give you some helpful pointers to start with.

The workbook is updated annually and you can access it from this link.  Please use the following sign-in credentials.

Username: affinityconnect

Password: financialeducation


Course provider:

Affinity Connect


Who should attend:

Any staff member who is considering retirement within the next 3 years.


Pre requisites:

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Duration: 2 hours ( December course 2.5hours)


KSF links:

Core 2 – Personal and People Development


Tutor Led Course (on-line):

To book a place on the course, please use the eESS Learner self-service facility. From the Learner Home page, enter the course name in the box at the top of the page to see all available dates. You can also use keywords to search for courses. Remember to have your eESS user ID and password available to access the system.

13th January 2022, 9:30 - 12:00 (via MS Teams)

9th   February 2022, 13:00 - 15:30 (via MS Teams)

3rd   March 2022, 13:00 - 15:30 (via MS Teams)

21st  March 2022, 13:00 - 15:30 (via MS Teams)

6th    April 2022, 9:30 - 12:00 (via MS Teams)

10th  May 2022, 13:00 - 15:30 (via MS Teams)

25th  May 2022, 9:30 - 12:00 (via MS Teams)

16th  June 2022, 13:00 - 13:30 (via MS Teams)

6th    July 2022, 9:30 - 12:00 (via MS Teams)

18th  August 2022, 13:00 - 15:30 (via MS Teams)

12th  September 2022, 9:30 - 12:00 (via MS Teams)

28th  September 2022, 9:30 - 12:00 (via MS Teams)

14th  October 2022, 13:00 - 15:30 (via MS Teams)

11th  November 2022, 9:30 - 12:00 (via MS Teams)

7th    December 2022, 13:00 - 15:30 (via MS Teams)



You will receive detailed joining instructions on how to access the on-line session.  Please be ready to log-in at least 5 minutes before the start time.

Please note - booking for each session will close 1 week before the course date to allow time for joining instructions to be sent to delegates.

Guidance on how to search for Learning and Development on eESS OLM can be found here.


Full access to all Standard Operating Procedures and e-learning videos is available via:


If you need any information on specific course content, the venue or booking process, please do not hesitate to contact Learning and Education Support Team on 0141 278 2700 (Option 3).



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Last Updated: 23 December 2021