Find out where to access education and training to gain skills and knowledge that may increase your earning potential.
For help with apprenticeships please review the organisations and initiatives identified below.
WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP?
An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you'll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.
It can take between one and 6 years to complete an apprenticeship depending on which one you choose, what level it is and your previous experience. It’s funded from contributions made by the government and your employer.
LEVELS OF AN APPRENTICESHIP
Each apprenticeship has a level and an equivalent education level. You can start an apprenticeship at any level.
Depending on the level, some apprenticeships may:
At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll achieve the equivalent education level. For example, if you complete a level 3 apprenticeship, you’ll achieve the equivalent of an A level.
To become an apprentice, you must:
You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change or you're upskilling in your current job. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.
As an apprentice you will:
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What skills support do you require?
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Apprenticeships in Sussex will help you search for local apprenticeship training available for individuals and businesses in Sussex.
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Learn for work, progress your career or develop your skills. Whatever your ambition, make this year the year you make it happen.
CITB - Skills and Training fund
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The Skills and Training fund aims to help small and micro construction companies to deliver high quality learning and development experiences to employees.
Diversity and Ability
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Our workplace support can help you and your employees maximise potential. We provide individual training as well as group workshops and Diversity & Inclusion Consultancy.
Free Digital Skills Training
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This ground-breaking project initiated by a group of Colleges and Universities aims to transform access to vital work-focused training such as cyber security and digital skills across the region.
The Innovation South ‘virtual campus’ group includes Sparsholt College, BCoT, and Royal Holloway, University of London who have worked with colleagues from East Surrey College and University of Chichester to deliver an online platform to deliver blended vocational online learning to employees.
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Free courses for jobs
Details of the free courses and qualifications for adults (19+) available through the Lifetime Skills Guarantee including eligibility criteria and how to apply.
Learn 100% online with world class universities and industry experts. Develop hobbies, new skills and career-changing expertise with our flexible courses.
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The first phase of the programme involves Distance Learning Workshops and a range of flexible courses designed to meet the needs of member businesses delivered through a blend of live online interactive webinar and self-study leading to recognised qualifications. All without charge.
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Help employees achieve their goals with insights-driven course recommendations and relevant, high-quality content.
We use LinkedIn skills and jobs data to identify emerging trends, create high-quality courses, and keep our library fresh with over 50 courses added every week in 7 languages.
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Information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.
We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen as a successful participant to launch and run the new Traineeship Programme in the South East of England.
Sussex Chamber FREE Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health
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FREE Level 2 Certificate Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace
Sussex Chamber Training
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Sussex Chamber of Commerce provides a wide range of high quality training courses across the Sussex region. Training courses are ways of improving the effectiveness of your current workforce, but they are also attractive benefits for ambitious people.
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Are you an employer who could provide a T Level Industry Placement relating to Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction, or Digital Production, Design and Development, or Education and Childcare? If so please read on!
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Free courses to help you learn new skills or get a new job.
Crawley College Employer Training & Support
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As an established provider of professional training, Crawley College can help you to develop your workforce through a wide variety of flexible training and development programmes.
We offer training for business and for trade, whether it's statutory compliance training, one-day IT workshops, professional qualifications or work-based learning that your staff require. Speak to one of our Skills Advisers who will carry out a free training needs analysis, enabling us to identify your skills gaps and recommend training programmes.
We'll also search out any funding for training that you may be entitled to.
Google Garage offers free training to gain new skills for the digital world. You can: explore how websites work, build a strong online strategy, manage your time effectively, create a long-term social media plan and much more.
Green Growth Platform
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The University of Brighton's Green Growth Platform supports a thriving and innovative green sector in Sussex through an exciting network of environmentally focused businesses.
Skills for Work - Surrey & Buckinghamshire
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These courses are designed to help you develop your current 'skills for work' and support you to achieve your future aspirations. To maximise flexibility and fit into your life they can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection.
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West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
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Fire service information, including recruitment, safety advice and training courses.
ALISON is a global social enterprise dedicated to providing free certified education and workplace training skills to any individual, anywhere, anytime, on any subject over the web.
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Chichester College - Training for Business
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The success of any business depends on the skills and dedication of its people, so if you are an employer looking to upskill or retrain your staff, we can provide the training to develop your workforce and add value to your business.
Creative Process is a digital media and digital marketing apprenticeship training provider.
HIT Training Ltd
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HIT Training is the leading specialist training and apprenticeship provider for the UK's hospitality, hotel and catering industry. We consistently achieve a higher than average success rate of apprenticeship completion.
University of Brighton
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If you want to recruit talent, train your workforce or access expertise, we may well be able to help you. You could also collaborate with us on a joint venture, or get help with government funding.
We have a long history of working with businesses, education providers and public sector organisations. Talk to us to find out more.
University of Chichester - Executive short courses
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University of Chichester offer an executive portfolio of vocational, practical and in-depth short courses in events management, hospitality, marketing, leadership, people management and personal development.
Manor Royal Training Courses
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Manor Royal BID and Crawley College have worked hard to respond to the challenges Covid-19 and have launched an online suit of heavily subsidised training including a new FREE seminar programme of bite sized learning.
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