Featured course - Get in to IT

Entry-level traineeship based in Hastings that gets you in to:
IT support work.
Starting on 30 September, and fully-funded, it couldn’t be easier to get in to a brighter future.
Contact us for more information.

We provide targeted, funded vocational training, with rolling start dates, to 19 year olds or over and unemployed in Hastings and Eastbourne. Contact us to learn more.

Please see the following additional courses that can be provided funded or un-funded depending on your eligibility:

Employability and basic skills

Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £724]

Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £724]

Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £724]

Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £724]

  • Career planning
  • Team-working skills
  • Confidence building

Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £450]

Vocational awards

  • Introduction to the Care Sector
  • Introduction to values and principles of Social Care
  • Awareness of the attitudes, behaviours and communication in Social Care
  • Awareness of the role and responsibilities of the Social Care worker

Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £1,440]

Twelve-week programme for 19–24 year-olds, based in Hastings.

Six-weeks classroom-based (4 days per week), followed by six weeks real-world work experience with SITOC, providing businesses with IT support (2 days per week).

Gain a level-2 certificate as well as supported work experience  to boost employability.

  • Building working relationships with customers
  • Principles of managing information and producing documents
  • Principles of providing administrative services
  • Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment

Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £724]

  • Establish positive relationships with customers
  • Understand standards and procedures
  • Keeping food safe
  • Safe, hygienic and secure working environments
  • Effective teamwork
  • Food and drinks service
Multiple options available to fit specific catering sectors
Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed
£971
    • Food safety in catering
    • Safe, hygienic and secure working environments
    • Effective teamwork
    • Principles of producing basic dishes and desserts
    • Food preparation
    • Customer service
    • Running a kitchen
    Multiple optional units allow you to tailor this qualification to your needs
    £971
      In partnership with Sage UK
      • Banking procedures
      • Financial transactions and VAT
      • Bank reconciliation statements
      • Bad debts, depreciation, contra entries
      • Accounting software, and more
      £724

      Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed

      In partnership with Sage UK
      • Statutory sick pay and maternity pay
      • Pension scheme
      • Calculation of gross pay and net pay
      • Computerised payroll theory and skills
      • Spreadsheet software
      £724

      Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £724]

      Flexible learning that fits any area of work: skills you can use in any job
      • Meet customer needs and expectations
      • Respond to problems and complaints
      • Customer service improvements
      • Communiate effectively
      • Maintain records
      • Self-development
      • Legislations
      £724

      Eligible for funding if you are 19 years old or over and unemployed [or £724]

      Flexible learning that fits any area of work: skills you can use in any job
      • Team leading responsibilities
      • Managing yourself and providing direction to your team
      • Communicating information and knowledge in the workplace
      • Understand leadership styles
      • Manage conflict
      • Motivating others
      • Performance management
      £724
      • Understanding sales techniques and processes
      • Understanding legal, regulatory, and ethica requirements in sales and marketing
      • Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment
      • Understanding the sales environment
      • Understanding the relationship between sales and marketing
      • Sales targets, online selling, customer service, and more…
      £724

      Every team needs people who can lead the training of others. Proving that you are qualified to take this role gives you a head start in career advancement.

      • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
      • A safe and supportive learning environment
      • How teachers work with other professionals
      • Meet individual learner needs
      • Inclusive teaching and learning
      • Learning and development in groups or for individuals
      • The principles and practices of assessment

      Also available as an evening class over 4 weeks

      £672

      Develop the essential knowledge and understanding required for supervisory or management roles.

      Every team needs a leader.

      Every business needs great managers who can inspire others and provide insight.

      Also available as an evening class over 4 weeks

      £724

      You may be eligible for funding if you meet the criteria for national funding. If you are 19 years old or over and unemployed, please contact us.

      Equally, courses are available to employers or individuals who wish to study part time, or flexibly, to increase their skillset, learn new skills, or boost their career