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Careers and employability

Brighton MET’s Matrix accredited Careers & Employability Service provides current and potential students with independent information, advice and guidance in all areas related to careers and employability.

Our team of qualified Careers Advisers are available to provide you with impartial advice and guidance to support your aspirations explore the opportunities that are available to you and to help you plan your next steps after you complete your course. Our aim is to help you assess your own skills, values and interests, and match these interests into a career plan.

Our team of Work Experience Coordinators are available to help match you to relevant and meaningful work experience and industry placements. Our aim is to ensure you can benefit from putting theory into practice and leave college with the knowledge, skills and attitude you need to be ready for employment or further study.

Careers Guidance

Take advantage of a one-to-one careers guidance
meeting with one of our advisors. They’ll help you
to explore your options and can offer tailored,
impartial advice that’s individual to you.

The team will also help you to:

  • Identify your skills
  • Write a CV
  • Learn how to search for jobs
  • Develop your interview techniques
  • Promote yourself

Career Coach

Use Career Coach – an online
resource – to assess your skills
and see how you match up with a
potential career, build your CV and
research career information. You’ll
even find information on relevant
courses and jobs to help you reach
your career goals.

Brighton MET (Central and East campuses)

  • Central Brighton Campus

Independent Careers Adviser available by appointment on Wednesdays in the LRC for students of the College.

To book an appointment, please email:

  • East Brighton Campus

Independent Careers Adviser available by appointment on Thursdays in the LRC for students of the College.

To book an appointment, please email:

There is a weekly apprenticeships surgery at the Central Brighton Campus every Wednesday 1pm-3pm (to be confirmed).

One-to-one appointment slots are available to book at both campuses by contacting the team on 01273 667780 or emailing

Applying for courses

Choosing and applying for your course may seem a little daunting, but don’t worry – we’re here to guide you through the process. The easiest way to apply is online. Here you can search for the subjects you’re interested in and discover more about the course including specific entry requirements.

The College’s Admissions team can give information about courses available at the College. They can be contacted on:

Brighton MET College: 01273 667788 or

Additional Learning Support

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, our Additional Learning Support team is on hand to support you through your time at the College. Working with you, we will make reasonable adjustments to our services to ensure college is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Call: 01273 232583

We support students with a range of learning difficulties and / or disability, such as:

  • ADHD
  • Aspergers
  • Autism
  • Difficulties with English and maths
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • ESOL
  • Hearing impairment
  • Visual impairment