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Restructuring coaching

  • Service
  • Nationwide except the Åland Islands
  • Public service

The coaching can benefit companies that

  • are having to make employees redundant due to production or financial reasons
  • are laying off employees temporarily, and return to work is uncertain.

Restructuring coaching

  • helps laid-off workers find new jobs or change careers
  • duration is to be agreed on mindividually but is minimum of 10 days.

The programme is tailor-made to the participants’ needs. The economic affairs administration participates in the planning and sources a trainer. The students are chosen by the employer in cooperation with the administration. The employer and the administration monitor the progress and quality of the coaching.

Do the following

  1. Contact your local ELY Centre or TE Office.
  2. Complete the form “Employer’s proposal for pooled training (TEM607)”.
  3. If you are unable to complete the form, contact the Yritys-Suomi helpline.
  4. Send the form to your local ELY Centre or TE Office.
  5. A representative of the administration will contact you to assess training needs and draw up a preliminary training plan.

To whom and on what terms

The coaching is intended for all employers that are having to lay off people or permanently close their business. It can also be used to support temporarily laid-off employees, and by employers in the public sector.

This is a discretionary service. The training is not to be used for the financing of normal orientation and staff training for which the employer is the cost bearer or training that employers organise in order to comply with national training standards.

Cooperation between employers, employees and the administration is governed by legislation on protection in the event of restructuring.

A fee is charged for the service.

Basic information

The service is provided byCentre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, TE Office
Other responsible organisationsELY Centre for North Ostrobothnia, ELY Centre for South Ostrobothnia, ELY Centre for Southeast Finland, ELY Centre for Ostrobothnia, ELY Centre for North Karelia, ELY Centre for Kainuu, ELY Centre for Häme, ELY Centre for South Savo, ELY Centre for Varsinais-Suomi, ELY Centre for North Savo, ELY Centre for Central Finland, ELY Centre for Lapland, ELY Centre for Uusimaa, ELY Centre for Pirkanmaa, ELY Centre for Satakunta
Responsible for the serviceCentre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
Area Whole Finland (except Åland)
Available languagesFinnish, English, Swedish
Text edited by: ELY Centre
Updated: 7/6/2020