Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Apprenticeships

What apprenticeships are available?

There are three levels:

Intermediate - Level 2

Equivalent to five good GCSE passes


Apprentices work towards a qualification/skill such as an NVQ/Diploma Level 2, Functional Skills and in some areas a relevant technical certificate diploma. These provide the skills you need for your chosen career and allow progression on to an Advanced Apprenticeship.

Intermediate - Level 2

Advanced Apprenticeship

Equivalent to two A-level passes


Advanced Apprentices work towards a qualification/skill such as an NVQ/Diploma Level 3, Functional Skills and technical diploma. To start this programme you should ideally have five GCSEs (grade 9-4/A*-C) or have completed an apprenticeship at Level 2 and been assessed to progress to Level 3.

Higher Apprenticeships



For those who have completed a Level 3 qualification, Higher Apprenticeships are a nationally accredited work-based programme designed to meet employers' needs at a higher skill level and include qualifications equivalent to higher education (Level 4 and 5)

Traineeships - COMING SOON

Not ready for an apprenticeship but looking for real workplace experience?

Traineeships offer high quality work experience placements, structured with local employers to:

  • prepare you for your chosen industry
  • demonstrate you are work-ready
  • provide you with a current employer reference
  • increase your chances of getting a job or into an apprenticeship programme

The programme includes work placement, employability skills, English and maths, training and regular support.

Course start October, January, March and June.

To find out more, email apprenticeship-brighton@gbmc.ac.uk

Traineeships - COMING SOON

Available courses

  • CIPD Level 3 HR Support Apprenticeship Programme

    This apprenticeship provides learners with an excellent foundation for a career in Human Resources. Apprentices will gain a Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resource Practice qualification.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • Starting: Jan 2019
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  • CIPD Level 5 HR Partner/Consultant Apprenticeship Programme

    Our CIPD Level 5 Human Resource Management Apprenticeship is designed for mid-level and senior HR professionals who want to develop their HR skills, broaden their HR knowledge and expand their functional responsibilities.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • Starting: Oct 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Accounting

    This apprenticeship will prepare learners for basic roles in accounting and developing competencies that are required to carry out job roles and responsibilities associated with accounts technicians.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Adult Social Care

    This qualification aims to support learner’s skills and knowledge when working with adults in health and social care settings.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Barbering

    The apprentice will learn, develop and practice the skills required to provide barbering services while working effectively as a junior barber.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration

    This apprenticeship provides learners with an excellent foundation for a career in administration.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Catering & Professional Chefs

    This apprenticeship introduces apprentices to the core skills needed when working in professional cookery.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Children & Young People’s Workforce

    This qualification is to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to the Children and young people’s workforce.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Clinical Healthcare Support

    This qualification is to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to the Children and young people’s workforce.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Customer Service

    This apprenticeship covers all areas of customer service, covering skills development in communication, queries and meeting customer needs.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Food & Beverage Services

    The course aims to improve on your skills in the workplace and learn new skills which will help you to understand and progress in the hospitality industry.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Hairdressing

    This qualification aims to provide the learner with an understanding of the requirements for working in the hairdressing industry.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

    This qualification covers the knowledge and skills required to work competently as a Heavy Vehicle Diagnostic Technician.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in IT Application Specialist

    The Level 2 IT Application Specialist is suitable for those whose main job role is to use IT applications in support of colleagues or customers in any sector or industry.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

    This qualification allows learners to build their skills and understanding required for progression in the IT and telecoms sector.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

    This qualification covers the knowledge and skills required to work competently as a Light Vehicle Service Technician.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating

    This apprenticeship will prepare learners for entry roles in the plumbing and heating sector.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Sales & Telesales

    This qualification is an introduction to sales including the sales process, sales theory, techniques and targets.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Travel & Tourism

    This qualification is aimed at those already working in the travel industy who wish to gain a qualification or those seeking to start a career in travel services.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations

    The Level 2 Apprenticeship in Trowel Occupations is for learners who work or want to work as bricklayers in the construction sector.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Wood Occupations

    The Level 2 is ideal if you have some knowledge and basic skills working with wood - probably from a role where you work under supervision. You want recognition for your skills, giving you the chance to take on more responsibility.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting

    This qualification aims to provide learners with the specialist knowledge and skills required for progressing within an accounting or finance role.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Adult Social Care

    This qualification will help you with the skills and knowledge required to work with adults in health and social care settings.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Travel & Tourism Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    This is aimed at those working or seeking to start a career in travel services. They can be taken whilst in the Workplace to allow hands on experience as learners train. The specialist pathway being offered is Tour Operators – Head Office.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
    • Starting: Jul 2019
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  • Travel & Tourism Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

    These qualifications are aimed at those working or seeking to start a career in travel services. They can be taken whilst in the Workplace to allow hands on experience as learners train.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
    • Starting: Apr 2019
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