Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Year 10 Taster Sessions July 2019

Taster Sessions

Our popular Year 10 Taster Sessions allow you to sample a range of fun and informative activities, across a huge choice of subjects. 

  • Tuesday 2 July - Brighton MET, East Campus, Brighton
  • Wednesday 3 July – Brighton MET, Central Brighton Campus, Brighton
  • Wednesday 10 July – Northbrook MET, Broadwater Campus, Worthing
  • Thursday 11 July – Northbrook MET, West Durrington Campus, Worthing
  • Thursday 11 July – Northbrook MET, Shoreham Airport Campus, Shoreham

Each session runs for two hours and students can choose to attend different sessions morning and afternoon. Please complete a separate booking form for each campus that you wish to attend. 

Bookings for July 2019 are now open - see below for details of all the sessions being offered across our five campuses. 


Tuesday 2 July 2019 - Brighton MET East Campus, Brighton

Bricklaying - Take part in some hands-on activities in our workshop - please wear suitable clothing.

Carpentry & Joinery - Practical carpentry tasks in the workshop - please wear suitable clothing. 

Childcare - Make props for popular children's stories and explore toys that can help children's development.

Electrical - Experience some practical electrical installation activities in the workshop - please wear suitable clothing.

Health & Social Care - Practical tasks to explore working with individuals with additional needs: Creating communication boards; exploring equality, diversity and rights in HSC; learning some Level 1 British Sign Language.

Motor Vehicle Maintenance - Get busy in our auto workshop and enjoy some fun motor vehicle related quizzes - please wear suitable clothing.

Painting & Decorating - In our workshop find out about decorating techniques - please wear suitable clothing.

Plumbing - Practical activity in the plumbing workshop - please wear suitable clothing.

Public Services - Take part in team-building activities that require a range of problem solving, communication and leadership skills.

Sport - Coaching, fitness and sports therapy taster activities. Students should wear sports kit. 

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Tuesday 2 July 2019 - Brighton MET East Campus, Brighton

Wednesday 3 July 2019 - Brighton MET, Central Campus, Brighton

Art & Design - Work on 'Giant Mark Making' and 'Big Draw' projects in our fully-equipped art studios. 

Beauty Therapy -  Learn and practise hand and arm massage; nail painting demonstration and practical; industry code of conduct quiz.

Business & Estate Agency - Have fun with our marketing and branding activity.

Computing - Caesar Ciphar and Code Breaking activities plus an interactive session using the latest print technology.  

Digital Arts - Enjoy an exciting, hands on digital workshop exploring digital software to model 3D creatures.

Film - Edit a scene from a professionally produced suspense movie and learn about opportunities at the MET.

Hairdressing - Hands on hair styling techniques activities, in our realistic salon working environment. Dress code: smart casual.

Hospitality & Catering - Enjoy preparing food in a professional kitchen and take part in food related games & quizzes.

Make-up Artistry - Learn about the course; face & body art demonstration and interactive workshop creating designs on each others arms.

Photography -  Work in our professionally equipped darkroom creating photograms and take part in a studio still life session. 

Travel & Tourism - Cabin Crew and holiday research activities. 

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Wednesday 3 July 2019 - Brighton MET, Central Campus, Brighton

Wednesday 10 July 2019 - Northbrook MET, Broadwater Campus, Worthing

Beauty Therapy – Learn about the course, set-up a workstation, nail file & paint demonstration and practical, and a fun quiz. 

Bricklaying - Learn how to build a small garden wall or BBQ. Please wear appropriate clothing - stout shoes or boots - no trainers.

Business - Leap into the business world with our marketing and enterprise activity.

Carpentry & Joinery - Tour our fully equipped workshops and enjoy a practical carpentry project making an item to take home. Please wear appropriate clothing - stout shoes or boots - no trainers.

Childcare - Early Years craft activities along with course information, careers advice, course overview and success stories including careers on cruise ships and celebrity nannies. 

Electrical Installation - Take part in hands-on electrical installation activities. Please wear appropriate clothing - stout shoes or boots - no trainers.

Electronic Engineering -  Experience the exciting world of electronic engineering learning how to solder in our professional workshop.

Hairdressing - Enjoy trying out practical hairstyling techniques on our head blocks. Dresscode: smart casual.

ICT - Learn how to present data and create a website for yourself using the latest technology. 

Make-Up Artistry - Experience an exciting face and body art demonstration and put your new skills into practise creating animal designs on hands. 

Mechanical Engineering - Craft yourself a personalised keyring from metal in our state of the art workshop. Please wear stout shoes - no trainers. 

Travel and Tourism - Map Challenge - do you know your capitals? Join in our quiz and take a tour of the world!

Uniformed Services - Combined Cadet Force experience. Can you meet the challenge? Students should wear sportswear: long bottoms, t-shirt and training shoes. 

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Wednesday 10 July 2019 - Northbrook MET, Broadwater Campus, Worthing

Thursday 11 July 2019 - Northbrook MET, West Durrington Campus

Art & Design - Level 3 Printmaking Experience - In our professional print-room learn mono-printing techniques and the use of stencils, exploring a range of papers and methods.

Art & Design - Collage Experience Produce - individual collaged pieces you have developed by exploring the use of a range of papers, textures, images and methods.

Art & Design - 3D Ceramics Experience - 'Throw' a pot on a potter's wheel and create your masterpiece!

Art & Design - 3D Metalcasting Experience - Make a mould and cast your own sculpture in pewter.

Digital Arts - Photography Experience - Create amazing photographic images using a pinhole camera.

Digital Arts - Digital Photographic and Image Editing Experience - Learn to edit images you have taken around our college with industry standard software on Apple Mac computers in our fully equipped Digital Arts studio.

Fashion & Textiles - Using heat transfer printing methods create your own fabric badges in our professional textiles print studio.

Catering & Hospitality - Work in our professional kitchens and make delicious chocolate eclairs. 

Games Development - An exciting opportunity to use UE4 to create your own world, focusing on the landscaping tool and 3D assets to build levels for games. 

Music Management & Live Sound 

Music Performance 

Music Production 

Theatre Performance - Show us your talent! Take part in a dance, drama or improvisation/singing workshop in our amazing studios - on the day you will pick two of the three - the choice is yours.  

Theatre Production - Design - Learn how the magic happens. Get stuck into a practical project based around designing theatre props, scenery or costumes.  

Theatre Production - Technology - Immerse yourself in the magic of theatre with experience of lighting, sound, green screen, AV or foley.

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Thursday 11 July 2019 - Northbrook MET, West Durrington Campus

Thursday 11 July 2019 - Northbrook MET, Shoreham Airport Campus

Aircraft Maintenance - Come and tour our aircraft hangar and learn about aircraft maintenance at the MET. 

Motor Vehicle Maintenance - Learn some practical basics of Motor Vehicle Maintenance. Please wear appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes (no trainers).

Motorsport Engineering - Investigate aerodynamics: build a plane and test your creation in our wind tunnel.

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Thursday 11 July 2019 - Northbrook MET, Shoreham Airport Campus