Centres Of Digital Excellence (CODEs)

Developing digital skills for the Sussex region

About the project

Looking to expand your digital skills? Sign up below for a FREE course in cyber security (Northbrook College) or Virtual Reality (Brighton MET).

The Sussex Local Skills Improvement Plan identified a shortage of digital skills in the region, with employers highlighting this as critical to their businesses’ successful futures. As a response to this, Chichester College Group has set up Centres of Digital Excellence (CODEs) across five of its colleges: Brighton MET, Brinsbury, Chichester, Crawley and Northbrook College.

Available courses

  • Worthing
    Cyber Security | Intermediate course | Level 2
    Cyber Security | Intermediate course | Level 2

    This short course will introduce you to the concept of cyber security and how it is embedded in web platforms.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
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  • Brighton
    Virtual Reality Development | Intermediate
    Virtual Reality Development | Intermediate

    This short course is an in-depth dive into VR development using the Unity Games Engine and the Meta Quest 2 headset.

    • Course type: Adult qualifications and professional
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Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about our CODEs courses

  • How are the courses delivered?

    Courses are taught via blended learning (a mix of in-person classes and online learning). Please check the individual course pages for more information.

  • Are the courses really free?

    Yes, all CODEs courses are free to adult learners aged 19+ through the Skills Development Fund.

  • Can I study more than one course at a time?

    We would recommend completing one course before starting another, but there’s no limit how many you study. We’d also encourage you to start with the introduction course, before progressing onto the intermediate course.

  • Can I speak to someone for more information?

    Of course! Please contact the following tutors for more information.

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