Local training providers
Our local training providers offer a huge range of courses for adults. Visit their websites to find out more:
East Sussex College Group Part time Courses
Bexhill College Part time Courses
Plumpton College Courses
University of Brighton
University of Sussex
As well as our FE and HE colleges we also have a huge number of specialist independent training organisations in the county, many of whom belong to the Sussex Council of Training Providers
For details of apprenticeship training opportunities see Apprenticeships in Sussex
East Sussex Libraries also run a number of courses for adults
ACRES Adult Learning is a consortium of Community Colleges and can provide real time adult learning courses across East Sussex.Adult College for Rural East Sussex
If you can set aside some time to undertake home learning then there are lots of online options, many of which are free.
The UK Government has compiled a range of free online learning courses.
For a range of academic and vocational courses of which some are free Learn Direct - online courses
Grid for Good Employability Programme
National Grid’s new flagship Corporate Responsibility community investment programme delivered in partnership with Catch22, working with supply chain partners to provide training and employment opportunities
The Government has launched a range of free digital courses The Skills Toolkit
Online Higher Education
The Open University offers a range of online higher education courses which you can do while working. It also offers an online Access Course which you may need if you don’t yet have the qualifications to do a degree.
Careers in Health and Social Care
For those of you interested in a job and career in health and social care visit Health Education England to enable you to work out which pre-employment and work experience suits your needs.
If you need help in deciding which route into the health and care sector you can ask advice from the following agencies: