Training and Skills

There are a variety of organisations that provide training and skills development for businesses, as well as opportunities for further study.

Expertise and training for businesses:

University of Brighton (External link) - Support for business growth, training and professional development.

The University of Brighton offers highly flexible, employer focused higher-level training and staff development to suit your particular workforce’s needs. We can also work with you to quality assure your own in-house learning programmes.

Our service offers an efficient way to provide your employees with relevant higher education and leadership skills, which fits around the demands of their job. This can be delivered at the workplace or on-line, at convenient times to suit you and your staff.

We also offer consultancy and collaborative research in a wide range of specialisms. For more information contact

University of Sussex (External link) - Access to knowledge and expertise.

Microsoft Office Productivity Specialist - PC Tamers. Support, and Training. Courses in Powerpoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Social Media training - Social Brighton offers a range of courses that can be tailored to your needs. Whether you want to learn how best to utilise Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linked-In, or create a Social Media strategy for your business, there is a course for you.

Courses, apprenticeships and workforce training:

Central Sussex College (External link)

Chichester College (External link)

Northbrook College (External link)

Tourism South East (External link)

Searching for a university degree?

To help you find the right degree course and university, Which? University (External link) provides an independent source of information and advice, featuring a course search tool and expert advice on subjects such as applying to university and student finance.

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