Welcome to City College Brighton and Hove
I am delighted to welcome you to the City College Brighton and Hove full-time course guide for 2016-17. You will soon be making important choices for your future and we want to give you the very best information, advice and guidance so that you can make the right choice for you.
City College offers a wide range of full-time practical and industry-focused courses, which provide the key skills that students need for a successful future. We are proud that last year, over 94% of our students progressed into employment, secured a place at university, started an Apprenticeship or went on to further study after completing their course.
Our Study Programmes are individually tailored to you, to give you the best chance of future success. Alongside your chosen vocational qualification we will enhance your essential employability skills, such as team-working, problem-solving and business awareness, whilst ensuring that you achieve good standards of English and mathematics. Encouraging enterprise skills is also a major focus at the College and you will have the opportunity to work with our Entrepreneur-inResidence to develop business ideas of your own.
Our students engage in a huge range of social activities, such as our cup-winning sports teams, charity fundraising, international travel, enrichment and participation in our Student Council. Being a City College student really will keep you busy!
We are committed to ensuring that our students succeed on their courses, and our success rates place us in the top 15% of highest achieving General Further Education and Tertiary Colleges in the country for 16-18 year old learners at all levels.
We hope you find your ideal course and look forward to welcoming you to one of our Open Evenings, where you can see our facilities, meet our dedicated staff and experience what City College has to offer.
Nick Juba CEO, City College Brighton and Hove
For over 100 years, City College Brighton and Hove has ensured that the very best in further education is available in Brighton. In the last decade, the College has undergone an £8.2 million refurbishment programme providing a new Library Resource Centre, Refectory and Training Restaurant in the centre of the city. The College has recently launched its Hair & Beauty Training Salons, City Revival, offering an excellent value service to local customers while our Careers Team work with internal students to progress as well as helping local residents through the National Careers Service. Aside from our central campus on Pelham Street in the heart of Brighton’s North Laine, there is the City College East campus on Wilson Avenue which hosts our Visual and Performing Arts programme as well as Music Technology and the Trades. Motor Vehicle students at City College East learn in a new state-of-the-art workshop while our Adult Education courses provide a wide range of recreational and training opportunities for local people.
City College has over 1,000 full-time and part-time staff – this makes us one of the top ten employers in the city. Staff includes lecturers, business/student support staff, caretakers, administrators and management. Every year, 3,000 full-time, 7,000 part time, almost 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. An important part of our work is delivering Foundation Degrees in collaboration with the University of Brighton. 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 800 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.
Facilities include the Library Resource Centre, Central Cafe, Training Restaurant (The Gallery) and the College's Hair & Beauty training salon, City Revival, offers an excellent value service to local customers. Aside from the Central Campus, the City College East campus on Wilson Avenue hosts the College's Performing Arts programme as well as Childcare and Music Technology. Motor Vehicle students at City College East learn in a state-of-the-art workshop which was opened in 2011.
A new Construction & Trades Centre at City College East , designed to be a leading educational and training hub for Brighton & Hove’s next generation of construction workers, is scheduled to be completed by Spring 2017.
City College strives to make your learning experience as easy and supported as possible. We have a wide range of departments with committed staff who will give you all the support you need to do well on your course and to develop the important skills you need to be successful in the next stage of your life.
In these pages you can find out more about the range of departments that are available to you, from careers advice, to bus time tables.
City College is committed to continually improving the student experience on every level and our new Student Centre enables us to respond to customers as effectively as possibly, providing a ‘one stop shop’ for the following services:
- Course advice and Guidance
- Enrolment enquiries
- Student Services (including financial support)
- Adult & Community Learning enquiries
- International student enquiries
Admissions: 01273 667704 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enrolments: 01273 667767 Email: email@example.com
Careers Support: 01273 667780 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Advice: 01273 667759 Email: email@example.com
Student Welfare: 01273 667709 (Pelham) or 667708 (CCE) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Why choose City College Brighton and Hove?
- 16-18 - 13/14 success rates places the College in the top 15% highest achieving General Further Education and Tertiary Colleges in the country for 16-18 learners at all levels
- Apprentices – City College Apprentices named winner and runner-up in Sussex Apprentice of the Year 2015 Awards
- Adult Learning - practical, professional courses to boost salaries and assist career progression
- City College's Prince's Trust Team programme graded outstanding' by the Trust in its Annual Quality Review
How to apply
If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact City College Brighton and Hove directly.