Search for college and training courses
If you are in year 11 at an East Sussex school you can use Careers East Sussex to search and apply for courses at colleges, sixth forms and training providers.
You should receive login details by the start of year 11. If you have not received them please ask your school (do not self-register).
Further Education colleges and sixth forms
You can find out more about courses and what's on offer by visiting the homepages of further education colleges and sixth forms in East Sussex and nearby counties. All of these providers include a SEN and disability offer on their websites.
- Bexhill College
- East Sussex College (Hastings)
- East Sussex College (Lewes and Eastbourne)
- Plumpton College
- Heathfield Sixth Form
- Hailsham Sixth Form
- Beacon Sixth Form
- Ark Sixth Form
- Uckfield Sixth Form
- Uplands Sixth Form
- Seaford Head Sixth Form
- DV8 Sussex (Bexhill)
- Heathercroft Training Academy
Brighton & Hove
- Brighton & Hove Sixth Form College (BHASVIC)
- Greater Brighton MET
- Varndean College
- DV8 Sussex (Brighton)
Open days and taster events
Are you in Year 11 and considering your options for next year? Find out more about Further and Higher Education colleges in East Sussex and Brighton by coming along to a taster or open day, or other information event: contact any of the sites through the links above, bookmark our Open Days, Careers Events and Jobs Fairs page, and keep an eye on our facebook page to find out when these events are happening.
If you’ve got a Statement of Educational Need, or an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), Special Educational Needs Personal Advisers (SEN PAs) will discuss with you all of the options you have. This may include:
- Going to sixth form or a further education college - Further education colleges offer a wide range of vocational and academic courses to meet the needs of students at all levels.
- Special schools/provision for young people post 16 - A number of special schools in East Sussex have Post-16 departments where you can continue to learn until Year 14 (when you reach 19 years of age).
- Approved learning providers for young people post 16 and post 19 - For some young people, independent placements and /or residential college provision will be agreed with an Independent Specialist Provider if your education and care needs can’t be met locally.
You can view the SEN and disability offers for individual colleges and sixth forms by visiting their websites.