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retrain

(rē″trān′)
To instruct a person in a skill or trade different from his or her previous work. One may learn how to use new tools for a familiar task or to expand one's professional qualifications and employability.
retraining (″trān′ing)
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At the time I was made redundant I was feeling pretty disillusioned about driving and my intention was to retrain for the construction industry.
Mandy Frost, 44, from Middlesbrough decided at 42 to retrain as a sports massage therapist at Middlesbrough College, and has since left her former career and developed her own successful business.
I feel sorry for all the men and women out there in the country, who like my husband would like to change their lives but don't have the help from the goverment to retrain.
No, you cannot retrain and if you do not like it, you are offered to simply not sign the job seekers agreement, which of course means "no, you cannot eat
NPC said it costs the NHS only pounds 10,000 to retrain a refugee doctor compared with pounds 250,000 to train a new doctor from scratch.
The hospital has to retrain three existing heart surgeons before the centre can re-open.
He emphasized that the company makes painstaking efforts to train and often retrain new members to the team.
The study design directly paralleled the decision that a real firm or a real government agency might face: Is it worthwhile to retrain its present typists?
With that experience and others like it, it comes as no great surprise that there is so much talk these days about the need to retrain and upgrade the skills of our work force.
Of the 1,076 lawmen sent to retrain, 972 policemen passed.
More than half of women workers want to turn their backs on the traditional nine- to-five job to set up their own business or retrain for a different career, a report claims.
Nearly $700,000 has been earmarked by a state job training agency and a nonprofit entertainment industry group to retrain below-the-line movie and television workers in danger of being displaced by conversions to digital equipment, it was announced Tuesday.