Training providers in the South East

The South East region has a wide variety of organisations providing learning opportunities.
.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... are working in unison with a number of leading training providers to deliver outstanding onsite training to local businesses and can offer Apprenticeships in a number of areas.

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Or take a look below for a list of local training providers from Sussex and the South East region, from private companies to public bodies offering their services to meet your training or business needs.

Sussex Council of Training Providers
SCTP exists to represent training organisations that deliver Government funded vocational learning programmes. It aims to represent its members’ interests and support and inform members in the development of their businesses. There is a diversity in the membership of SCTP which includes:

  • College work based learning departments
  • Local, regional and national independent training providers
  • Apprenticeship & Foundation Learning providers.
  • Welfare to Work providers.
  • Associate members who are not providers but deliver relevant services

Albion in the Community
Albion in the Community (AITC) is the charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club. Offering a wide variety of social initiatives, including disability, education, health and social inclusion programmes...

Apprenticeships In Sussex
Apprenticeships In Sussex is a service run by the Sussex Council of Training Providers on behalf of 50 apprenticeship training organisations. The website enables searching for apprenticeship training organisations by occupation, nearest local town and apprenticeship level and contains a wealth of information about apprenticeships. The events service supports schools, job centres and employers with information about apprenticeships in the form of presentations or exhibiting at careers events.

Crossland and Dudson Training
Crossland and Dudson Training is a Training provider that also offers Employability courses and help with finding our students jobs via “Jobs on the Grapevine”. Our aim is to help provide students with IT training and to address any employability skills they may need help with and help to find employment.

Darley Training
Darley Training provides people over the age of 19 years with advice on CV preparation and job and college applications. Also available are training courses in Security, CSCS, Food Safety, Employabillity Skills and other short courses to people who meet the eligibility criteria.

Eastbourne Homes 
Eastbourne Homes Ltd manages the Eastbourne Borough Council housing Stock.

Street Learning is a partnership project offering free of charge courses for all Eastbourne and Wealden residents aged 19 years or over, from cooking and DIY to those that will help you to get to grips with computers and the internet, writing stories and improving your employability skills.

East Sussex Community Information Service (ESCIS)
ESCIS stands for East Sussex Community Information Service. It is a computer database of local and community information developed and managed by the Library and Information Services of East Sussex County Council in association with Brighton and Hove Library Service. It is a free resource for everyone. It is free to be listed and free to use.

East Sussex Credit Union
The friendly face of Community Banking owned by the members, investing in East Sussex.

Edeal Enterpise Agency
We provide govt funded start-up workshops and business mentoring free of charge. We also run the successful Eastbourne Borough Market every Sunday and Wednesday in Terminus Road by Bill’s.
Call us for a pitch.

Furniture Now!
Local charity helping the unemployed into work and providing free training and volunteer opportunities.

Jobcentre Plus
Jobcentre Plus supports people of working age to move from welfare into work, and helps employers by finding people with the right skills to apply for vacancies. Eastbourne Jobcentre has Job HQ, a very large room which can be used for training or meetings, to view this contact Simon King on 01323 413209.

JTL delivers Electrical, plumbing, H&V, engineering and Motor rewind apprenticeships, working with local employers and local colleges for the best results nationally.

Learning Services, Eastbourne Library
Adult learning for people wishing to improve their skills in English, Maths or IT.
Come and get a programme designed to meet your individual circumstances.

Lets Do Business Group
Let's Do Business Group has become a leading provider of business advice, training, access to finance and business events in the South East. As well as its work directly with businesses the Group contracts with a range of public and private sector partners to deliver projects and contracts – worth over £5m over the last 8 years.

Below are some of the training support Let's Do Business Group offer:

McCrudden Training
Brain-Friendly Trainers; providing training that addresses all business needs in a way the learners brain is hardwired to learn. Learn more, faster with our in-house, open courses and (coming shortly) e-learning.

OpenMindz can give you the tools you need to make those positive changes in your life and support you in reaching your goals!...

Opt Into
Opt Into is a short course for 14-18 year olds to help them to build their confidence, plan their future and progress into further education, training or employment. The course includes workshops on employability skills such as CV writing and interview skills, life skills such as healthy living, money and budgeting and anger management, and trips to colleges, training providers and leisure activities such as bowling, laser quest, Thorpe Park and outdoor activity centres.

People Matter
We are an independent Charity whose aim is to provide information, advice, guidance and practical help to local jobseekers aged 19+: to enable them to obtain or retain suitable employment and access training opportunities.

Sussex Coast College Hastings - Coastal Communities
We offer FREE level 2 qualification courses in Customer service, First Aid, Food Safety and more...

The Coastal Communities project aims to support local businesses and the community through training opportunities in Hastings and Rother. 

Sussex Community Development Association
01273 516347
We are a charity organisation who work with the long term unemployed, we offer a range of opportunities to our clients. We also offer a free recruitment service to employers.

Sussex Downs College
Sussex Downs College provides high quality education and training across all ages and sectors of the community.

University of Brighton
The University of Brighton offers highly flexible, employer-focussed professional 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 leadership skills and relevant higher education which fits around the demands of their job. This can be delivered at the workplace, at convenient intervals to suit you and your staff. We also offer consultancy and collaborative research in a wide range of specialisms. For more information contact:

Working Rite
We help 16-19 year olds who need support into sustained employment, apprenticeships or purposeful learning. We do this through individually matched work placements with local employers.

Youth Employability Service (YES)
The Youth Employability Service (YES) support young people 16-18 into Education, Employment or Training. Our Skills and Employability Advisers work with young people to support them to overcome any barriers they feel they have which are preventing them moving into education, employment or training.

YMCA Training
We offer apprenticeships in Childcare, Health and Social Care and Administration. We also provide training for existing staff to gain their NVQ qualifications in these sectors.

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