During Adult Learners Week (12th – 18th May) which celebrates lifelong learning throughout the UK, City College Brighton and Hove is hosting Open Events aimed at adults who either wish to return to education or gain professional qualifications that will assist their advancement in the workplace.
Firstly, the College will be holding an Access Open Event at its Pelham Street Central Campus on Saturday 12th May, 10am – 12pm where prospective students can chat to tutors about the various Access courses on offer, including new Access Business courses in which students can focus on either enterprise, marketing or management. The College has also added new Access courses in Social Sciences & Humanities and Media, Literature & Culture alongside their original range of courses covering Science, Computing, Education Studies, Psychology and Politics.
Lasting one year and involving approximately three days a week at College, Access to Higher Education courses prepare students for an undergraduate course at university. They are suitable for those people over 19 who wish to return to education in a supportive environment.
Secondly, on Thursday 17th May from 5pm to 7pm, the College is hosting a Business Open Event at its Central Campus specifically aimed at those interested in professional Business qualifications. The College offers a wide range of part-time business courses, specially designed for the real business world and with industry-recognised certificates. This includes Accounting, Bookkeeping, Computerised Accounts, Team Leader and HR qualifications. At the event, staff will be able to provide course information, interviews and enrolment all in one night.
About City College Brighton and Hove: Situated in the heart of Brighton and graded ‘Outstanding’ in key areas by Ofsted in its June 2011 report, City College Brighton and Hove is an international centre of vocational excellence and one of the top performing Further Education Colleges in the country. Every year, 2,000 full-time, 7,000 part time, 400 Higher Education and 400 14-16 year old students as well as many international and European students choose City College as their place of further and higher education training. In addition, the College provides training to over 2,000 businesses via its ‘City Business Skills’ department which focuses on employer training needs. Offering over 700 courses from basic level right through to business and postgraduate training, City College is working with its partners to develop the workforce of the future.