The college, which has a campus in Kings Drive, is offering the short courses through its online training centre Grasp Learning.
Adults, aged 19 and over, are encouraged to gain a new qualification during this difficult time.
Grasp Learning is the online training provision from the college and supports individuals and businesses by offering a selection of courses for free.
A college spokesperson said, “Grasp free short courses support those who are furloughed, have been made redundant, or are self-isolating.
“Our online training is easy to access and is a great way to upskill or get into work.
“Health and Social Care courses are always popular with our learners and we are pleased to be offering courses to train adults before they volunteer or work in a Health and Social Care setting.
“These individuals are needed in abundance right now, and to help prepare them for the work is a way we can give back to the community.”
Learners receive a nationally recognised qualification in courses such as Digital Skills for Work, Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent, Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health, Customer Service, and Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection.
Grasp Learning is led by Sussex Skills Solutions, the in-house apprenticeship and training division of East Sussex College, covering the South East.
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For more information call 030 300 39777 or visit www.grasplearning.co.uk/elearning-short-online-courses
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