Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Courses for job seekers

Free courses for job seekers

If you are 19+, unemployed, earning less than £15,736.50 per annum, currently seeking work and claiming JSA or ESA, you qualify for our FREE Opening Doors programmes.
Our flexible courses help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to get back into employment.

Get in touch via the contact details below to find out more about our available courses.

You will need proof of your financial status when you start your course. 


AAT Level 2

This course will lead to an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting qualification. 

Duration: 15 weeks. Monday - Thursday.

Location: Brighton MET Central Campus 

Qualification: AAT Level 2 Certificate

For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk
or call: 01273 667712.

Course codeStart dateEnd dateTimeDuration
FE060821/01/1915/05/191.00pm-4.15pm15 weeks
AAT Level 2

Bookkeeping

Gain a solid understanding of basic book-keeping including how to complete a range of book-keeping entries using the double entry system. Receive a bookkeeping award accredited by the AAT.

Duration: 2 weeks. Days each week will differ, enquire for further information.

Location: Brighton MET Central Campus

Qualification: Bookkeeping AAT Award

For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk
or call: 01273 667712.

Course codeStart dateEnd dateTimeDuration
FE063519/11/201803/12/201809.30am-3.15pm2 weeks
FE060924/04/1908/05/1909.30am-3.15pm2 weeks
Bookkeeping

Business Administration

This Level 1 short course will provide you with business and aministration skills used in the workplace and lead to an Award in Business Skills qualification (AAT).

Duration: 3 weeks. Days each week will differ, enquire for further information.

Location: Brighton MET Central Campus

Qualification: Award in Business Skills (AAT)

For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk
or call: 01273 667712.

Course codeStart dateEnd dateTimeDuration
FE021817/01/1905/02/1909.30am-3.15pm3 weeks
FE061013/05/1905/06/1909.30am-3.15pm3 weeks
FE061101/07/1918/7/1909.30am-3.15pm3 weeks
Business Administration

Common Health Conditions

This course will lead to an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions. 

Duration: 4 weeks. Days each week will differ, enquire for further information.

Location: Brighton MET Central Campus 

Qualification: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions. 

For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk
or call: 01273 667712.

Course codeStart dateEnd dateTime Duration
FE063420/05/1906/06/1909.30am-3.30pm4 weeks
Common Health Conditions

Construction

You will learn about the construction industry and gain practical skills during this 4-week introduction.

The course will cover an introduction to carpentry, bricklaying and dry lining and prepare you for the CSCS card test. You will meet contractors and attend live working sites and gain a Level 1 Health & safety in a Construction Environment qualification. 

Duration: 4 weeks. Courses run from Monday - Friday.

Location: Brighton MET East Campus

For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk

or call 01273 667712.


Start dateEnd dateTime Duration
25/03/1922/04/199.30am - 4.30pm4 weeks
Construction

Door Supervisor + CCTV Operator (SIA) & Employability Award

Door Supervisor + CCTV Operator (SIA) & Employability Award short course. 

Location:  Various

Duration: 2 Weeks 

Qualification: Accredited Level 1 course in employability.

For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk
or call 01273 667712.

LocationInduction
Start dateEnd dateTimeDuration
Horsham Jobcentre Plus, Marlborough House, 50 East Street, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1HN27.02.19
4.03.19
15.03.19
9.00pm-5.00pm2 weeks
Brighton MET, Central Brighton Campus
13.03.19
18.03.19
29.03.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Brighton MET, Central Brighton Campus
8.05.19
13.05.19
24.05.19
9.00pm-5.00pm2 weeks
Littlehampton Jobcentre Plus, Crown Building, 33 Church Street, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5ER
5.06.19
10.06.19
21.06.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Brighton MET, Central Brighton Campus
19.06.19
24.06.19
5.07.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Brighton MET, Central Brighton Campus
31.07.19
5.08.19
16.08.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Chichester Jobcentre Plus, 5 Southgate, Chichester PO19 8EH
7.08.19
12.08.19
23.08.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Horsham Jobcentre Plus, Marlborough House, 50 East Street, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1HN
28.08.19
2.09.19
13.09.19
9.00pm-5.00pm2 weeks
Brighton MET, Central Brighton Campus
4.09.19
9.09.19
20.09.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Brighton MET, Central Brighton Campus
16.10.19
21.10.19
1.11.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Littlehampton Jobcentre Plus, Crown Building, 33 Church St, Littlehampton BN17 5ER
23.10.19
28.10.19
8.11.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Horsham Jobcentre Plus, Marlborough House, 50 East Street, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1HN
30.10.19
4.11.19
15.11.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Brighton MET, Central Brighton Campus
20.11.19
25.11.19
6.12.19
9.00pm-5.00pm
2 weeks
Door Supervisor + CCTV Operator (SIA) & Employability Award

Football Traineeship

We are now offering a Football Coaching Traineeship.

This course will allow you to train, play and learn about football coaching. The course will cover football marketing, coaching methodology and include practical sessions with Montpelier Villa FC contributing to 100 hours of work experience. Find out more.

Duration: 12 weeks. Days each week will differ, enquire for further information.

Location: Brighton MET East Campus / Work experience with a local team.

Qualification: Level 1 Award in Sport / FA Level 1 Coaching Badge

For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk or call: 01273 667712.


Course codeStart dateEnd dateTimeDuration

TBCTBCTBC12 weeks
Football Traineeship

    Graphic design

    A fun interactive 4 week course taught be creative media professionals covering the basics of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop .

    You will learn how to plan layouts and about typography, how to add QR codes and hyper-links to create interactive pdfs. The course enables you to create a portfolio of work or self-promotional materials e.g. business cards, eye catching cv’s and more. On successful completion of the course you will receive two accredited qualifications - certificates in IT User skills Level 2 and Interactive Media Level 1. Applicants should have an interest in design and be computer literate.

    For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk
    or call: 01273 667712.

    Course codeStart dateEnd dateTimeDuration
    FE061611/03/201905/04/2019Monday - Friday 9.30am-5pm4 weeks
    FE061623/04/201921/05/2019Monday - Friday 9.30am-5pm4 weeks
    FE061703/06/201928/06/2019Monday - Friday 9.30am-5pm4 weeks
    FE061801/07/201926/07/2019Monday - Friday 9.30am-5pm4 weeks
    Graphic design

    Health and Social Care

    This accredited Level 1 course is perfect for people looking to work in the healthcare industry. You will receive a BTEC Award in Health & Social Cate (QCF) and BTEC 3 credit award in workskills.

    Duration: 3 weeks. Courses run from Monday - Thursday.

    Location: Brighton MET Central Campus

    For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk 
    or call: 01273 667712.

    Course code Start dateEnd dateTimeDuration
    FE062803/12/201920/12/2019Monday-Thursday - 9.30am-4pm4 weeks
    FE062921/01/201907/02/2019Monday-Thursday - 9.30am-4pm4 weeks
    FE060318/02/201907/03/2019Monday-Thursday - 9.30am-4pm4 weeks
    FE063123/04/201913/05/2019Monday-Thursday - 9.30am-4pm4 weeks
    FE063217/06/201904/07/2019Monday-Thursday - 9.30am-4pm4 weeks
    Health and Social Care

    IT for beginners

    This IT for beginners course will assist you with getting started using a computer and help you to develop essential IT skills. 

    Duration: 1 week. Monday - Thursday.

    Location: Brighton MET Central Campus

    For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk
    or call: 01273 667712.

    Couse code Start dateEnd dateTimeDuration

    10/12/1813/12/1809.30am-3.30pm1 week

    IT for beginners

    Maximise your job prospects

    This course will help you prepare for working and maximise your job prospect potential. 

    Duration: 1 week. Monday - Friday.

    Location: Brighton MET Central Campus

    For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk
    or call: 01273 667712.

    Course codeStart dateEnd dateTimeDuration

    08/04/1912/04/1909.30am-4.30pm1 week


    Maximise your job prospects

    Mental Health Awareness

    This course leads to an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems.

    Duration: 4 weeks. Days each week will differ, enquire for further information.

    Location: Brighton MET Central Campus

    Qualification: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems

    For more information or to book this course email: commercial@gbmc.ac.uk  
    or call: 01273 667712.

    Course codeStart dateEnd dateTimeDuration
    FE063311/03/1904/04/1909.30am-3.30pm4 weeks
    Mental Health Awareness
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