Looking for a professional course?

Looking for a professional course?

Posted by Business Solutions Team on 30/11/2017 10:56:23

GB Met have the following part time evening courses starting at our Brighton Pelham Campus January 2018:


Come along to our adult part–time open event

Meet our qualified tutors who will be able to offer you helpful advice and information about our courses on Monday 4 December 2017, the event is held at our Central Campus between 5.00pm–7.00pm.

Interview with Peter Webb (MBE) from ETI

Interview with Peter Webb (MBE) from ETI

Posted by Sue Dyer on 01/09/2017 15:25:18

Our Centre for Leadership manager Paul Trew, had the pleasure of interviewing Peter Webb (MBE) of Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd (ETI) regarding the commercial training offered by Greater Brighton Metropolitan College.

ETI offer training to all members of staff irrespective of their position in the company, allowing employees to develop or refresh existing skills.


See how our training has benefited employees to improve their confidence, knowledge, communication & leadership/management skills with our wide spectrum of workshops.



How can GB Met support your employees?

Working with our clients we will design and deliver training that will add real value to your business whilst meeting the ongoing requirement to develop your staff.

Experienced Electricians wanted to help teach & inspire

Experienced Electricians wanted to help teach & inspire

Posted by Sue Dyer on 31/07/2017 10:11:15

Are you an Electrician looking to enhance your career?

If so, Greater Brighton Metropolitan College are looking for experienced and qualified Electricians to help teach and inspire the next generation of tradespeople.


Perhaps you have experience of training apprentices in the work-place or enjoy passing on your knowledge and skills to others. Perhaps you are looking for a new challenge or would like to change your working environment to take advantage of the exceptional conditions we offer to teachers. Maybe you feel it’s time to take a break from driving up and down the country, chasing out walls and carrying tools around.


You may even be interested in teaching but want to continue with your current role and do some teaching on a part-time basis or you may just fancy a change. Whichever way, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.


We’re not just looking for anyone though; we are looking for enthusiastic, knowledgeable and inspirational individuals that like a challenge. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have teaching qualifications, we can help you with that. We will support suitable candidates to gain teaching and assessing qualifications.


Fully qualified Electrical teachers can earn up to £40k and we run our Electrical Installations courses from both Worthing and Brighton.


If you are interested or if you would like to know more please contact:


Geoff Coughlan – 01273 232 542



Lorne Richardson – 01903 273 322


NEBDN Level 3 National Diploma in Dental Nursing

NEBDN Level 3 National Diploma in Dental Nursing

Posted by Sue Dyer on 02/06/2017 14:38:50

Northbrook College are offering the NEBDN National Diploma which will be delivered through blended learning (classroom and workplace assessments). The curriculum is based on the GDC registration requirements for dental nurses and covers four domains of professional practice:

  • Clinical
  • Professional
  • Communication
  • Management & Leadership


Click here for more information

Or to book please call 01903 273 732 or email business.solutions@nbcol.ac.uk

Upcoming Health & Safety Workshops

Upcoming Health & Safety Workshops

Posted by Business Solutions Team on 14/03/2017 15:14:48

Course: QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)
Date: 03-05/04/2017 or 19-21/06/2017
Duration: Three days
Cost: £250.00


Course: QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) Requalifying Course
Date: 06-07/04/2017 or 22-23/06/2017
Duration: Two days
Cost: £150.00


Course: QA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
Date: 06/04/2017 or 22/06/2017
Duration: One day
Cost: £80.00


Course: QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)
Date: 07/04/2017 or 21/06/2017
Duration: Four hours
Cost: £55.00



To book please call 01903 273 732 or email business.solutions@nbcol.ac.uk.

Update your Excel and Word skills during 2017 with a choice of four IT workshops

Update your Excel and Word skills during 2017 with a choice of four IT workshops

Posted by Maxine Green on 09/03/2017 15:12:49

Microsoft Word is probably the most widely used word processing application in the business world. A host of easy-to-use tools enable trained users to create professional documents with ease and our workshops will show users that Microsoft Word capabilities extend further than simple document layouts.

If you have already gained a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word and would like to learn more complex skills, then the Level 2 — Intermediate & Above is right for you. You will learn about formatting, creating and modifying tables, inserting and changing objects as well as how to mail merge.


Course: Level 2 — Intermediate & Above
Date: Friday 24th March 2017
Duration: One day
Cost: £175



Microsoft Excel is still the application of choice for an array of workplace and home activities and in the hands of a trained user, Excel is an extremely powerful tool.

Our one day workshop "Introduction to Microsoft Excel" will enable you to start creating, formatting and up-dating spreadsheets including basic functions.


Course: Introduction to Excel
Date: Friday 17th March 2017
Duration: One day
Cost: £175



If you have already gained a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and would benefit from being able to filter data, display data graphically and extend your application of the many formulas and functions available in Excel, then the Intermediate Level is right for you.


Course: Excel Intermediate
Date: Friday 7th April 2017
Duration: One day
Cost: £175



This workshop is aimed at those wishing to automate their worksheets and get to grips with some useful features at an advanced level.


Course: Excel Advanced
Date: Friday 21st April 2017
Duration: One day
Cost: £175



All training will be delivered using Microsoft Office 2010 at our Broadwater Campus.

For more information and to enrol, please contact Maxine Green, Specialist Skills Advisor on 01903 273 101 / email: m.green@nbcol.ac.uk

Room Hire – prices from £10 per hour

Room Hire – prices from £10 per hour

Posted by Business Solutions Team on 14/02/2017 14:17:08

Northbrook College – Open for Business.


Find out more.

For more information please contact commercial.services@nbcol.ac.uk or 01903 273 732.

Commercial Sense

Commercial Sense

Posted by Paul Trew on 14/02/2017 14:11:12

Employer Luncheon - Be Prepared for Apprenticeship Reform 2017

Employer Luncheon - Be Prepared for Apprenticeship Reform 2017

Posted by Business Solutions Team on 11/01/2017 16:13:27

20/01/2017, 12:00-13:45


Northbrook in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce are hosting the above event to allow local businesses the opportunity to hear first-hand about:

  • The progress & development of the new Digital Apprenticeship Service.
  • How the new funding system will work in practice.
  • Benefits of getting involved.


Guest speakers will include representatives from Northbrook & the University of Chichester plus a funding expert from the sector.

A special price of £12.00 per person has been secured for the two course meal including after luncheon coffee.

The event will be held in the Arundel Room Restaurant, The University Centre, Littlehampton Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN12 6NU which has plenty of onsite parking.

To book, please click here.

Business Navigator - Free Business Support

Business Navigator - Free Business Support

Posted by Business Solutions Team on 04/01/2017 11:52:35

Coast to Capital’s Business Navigator Growth Hub is a free service that signposts all businesses to the vital support that helps business owners achieve their objectives and growth.


Your local Business Navigators are, Amanda Geel and Ryan Davies, who cover the Worthing, Coastal and Rural West Sussex areas. Some of the work they do with businesses is researching potential funding options, helping you find a business mentor/advisor, assisting with recruitment, and finding support for website development.


The team will work with businesses on the telephone, via email and through face to face appointments. It is a free resource for businesses to use that researches the support that you need to help your business grow & prosper.


Some of our customers have said:


“We cannot thank Amanda enough for her visit and fantastic advice. It was perfect timing meeting with someone who understands our work and can help it really go in a positive direction.” – Kate Brickell of Trefoil Farm


“Ryan’s information and approach to linking me with organisations put me in a position to act and discover what I need to be considering and the support I am eligible for.” Sultan Caliskan of Academy International Management


Speak to Amanda or Ryan at one of the local events or exhibitions. Or contact them on the free 0800 977 4146 phone number or visit www.c2cbusiness.org.uk

The Better Business Show 2017

The Better Business Show 2017

Posted by Business Solutions Team on 03/01/2017 11:03:35

2nd February 2017 10:00-16:00
An event not to be missed – FREE to attend

The Better Business show will take place on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at Worthing Assembly Hall. This event is collaboratively delivered by Worthing and Adur Chamber and Adur & Worthing Business Partnership. With a strong focus on “Buy Local”, this event is a “must” in the 2017 business calendar for ALL businesses in Worthing & Adur, both large and small.


What can you look forward to as a delegate?

  • B2B Exhibition – with over 80 stands, meet network and introduce your business.
  • Support – Free Business Support for start-up and growing businesses including information about grants and finance. Come along and meet the Business Navigators and Enterprise First.
  • Growth – Local Procurement Teams will be on hand to discuss opportunities including Adur & Worthing Council heads of department. There will be the opportunity to meet procurement teams from other local businesses.
  • Inspire – Keynote speakers will share their journeys to success Gillian Fielding – Chamber Patron, financial entrepreneur and “Secret Millionaire” will talk about how she started from humble roots in London's East End and discovered and used her own resources to eventually achieve financial freedom, Shaa Wasmund recently named as one of the top 20 most influential Entrepreneurs in the UK and currently runs several businesses which were all profitable from day one and Darren Gearing who was an international deluxe hotelier working for the Shangri-La hotel at the Shard and featuring in the TV show “A Hotel in the Clouds” Darren now has entrepreneurial interests locally including the Beach House and Corner House pubs.
  • Advise – The Expert Zone will offer advice on finance, marketing, PR, branding and legal.
  • Connect – Meet and mingle with other businesses over lunch at the Sussex Food Court
  • Promote – Network and share experiences at the B2B Exhibition with both new and established businesses.
  • Google Digital Garage – Find out how to make your business more visible online with the experts from Google.


For more information, to book a stand or to attend the show, and to keep up-to-date with the developing programme, visit www.worthingandadurchamber.co.uk