Apprentices and further education

Employing apprentices

Adur & Worthing Councils actively encourage businesses to employ local apprentices.

Please see the links below for Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (formerly Northbrook) and Worthing College giving details of their apprenticeship schemes and the funding available:

Apprenticeship information:

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Further education providers

The closest colleges and universities are listed below:

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College
(formed following the merger of Northbrook College and City College Brighton)

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) was created from the merger of City College Brighton and Northbrook College Sussex. It is the college for our City and our region and draws on 150 years of heritage, history and experience.

The College offers a comprehensive range of qualifications for 16-19 year olds, university degrees, full and part time courses for adults, apprenticeships and professional qualifications. The MET operates across five campuses in Brighton, Shoreham, Worthing and teaches around 3,500 16-18 year-olds, 1,000 undergraduates, 7,500 adult learners and 800 apprentices.

More than 1,000 expert staff work with our students to equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to prepare them for the world of work - to encourage support and inspire them. The MET helps to build the self belief, confidence and bravery our students need to meet and exceed their aspirations.

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Worthing College

Provides high quality general education to 16 to 19 year olds. The college offers the widest choice of AS, A Levels and BTECs in the area.

Within the College there is an Academy of Sport and a Maths Academy; in addition there are many opportunities for music, drama, College trips, clubs and societies.

There is a small programme of evening classes for adults.

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University of Sussex (in Brighton)

Ideas, innovation, solutions.

University of Sussex offers a range of services to business including:

  • consultancy and expertise
  • intellectual property management
  • award-winning innovation centre
  • knowledge transfer
  • vacancy advertising for students and graduates
  • world-class research and development
  • conference centre

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University of Brighton

University of Brighton has a long history of working with business and community partners in the region. Services include:

  • research and development
  • consultancy
  • specialist facilities
  • flexible education and training for the workplace
  • short courses
  • knowledge transfer programmes
  • support for entrepreneurial ventures
  • student placements and graduate recruitment
  • working with community and social enterprises

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University of Chichester

University of Chichester is dedicated to building partnerships with local business and community organisations through:

  • research projects
  • seminars, workshops and conferences
  • training courses
  • Knowledge Exchange programme

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Page last updated: 10 April 2020