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Opening Doors programme for Job Seekers

Free courses for job seekers in Brighton and Hove


Each Opening Doors programme is tailored to pinpoint and develop your employability skills, whilst positively impacting job outcomes and entry-level qualifications.

If you are aged 19+, unemployed, currently seeking work and claiming benefits you qualify for this FREE programme, so why not ENROL NOW and let us help you find that job!

The programmes show you how to fine-tune your CV, adopt new interview techniques and unlock opportunities to work closely with employers in and around Brighton. During 2014/15, a fantastic 43% of learners who completed the courses have successfully moved in to employment or academic progression.

The programme includes:
- Microsoft Office IT skills
- Self-development
- Employability skills including CV-writing and interview skills
- Industry-specific training in:
   - Business and administration - AAT Level 1 and BTEC Level 1 in Work Skills
   - Health and social care - Level 1 Award and BTEC Level 1 in Work Skills
   - Service Industry Pathways (customer service and sales)

We also offer Opening Doors short courses in IT for beginners and intermediates (Microsoft Office).

City College works hard to secure work placements within various industries, to enable you to gain hands-on experience and showcase your skills in a real working environment.

Our course tutors bring professionalism, in-depth experience and dedication to each programme, helping learners progress - both in their education and their future career path.

81% of recent participants said Opening Doors had improved their job prospects!

Courses run throughout the year, for more information contact us on 01273 667712 or email

Unsure which course is for you? Taster sessions are available throughout the year, please book below:

Course Title


Taster dates (2hrs)


Start Date


Book Taster

Health and Social Care

George Paget


June 20th

4 Weeks

09.30 - 15.15



Business Administration

Iwona Flanc/
Matt Bennett/
Jim Hynes

 June 21st/23rd

June 27th

4 Weeks

09.30 - 15.15


Maximise your job prospects

Jim Hynes/ Matt Bennett


June 27th

4 days

09.00 - 17.10



IT skills

Iwona Flanc

for dates

4 Days


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