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Bright Futures (Work Based Learning) Entry Level 3/Level 1 at EKC Group

Course description

Perfect if you want to gain work related experience in a real work environment.

Course content

You’ll learn the skills needed to move into paid or voluntary employment. In association with East Kent Hospital Trust and Kent Supported Employment (KSE) you will work alongside mentors in their day-to-day roles within the local hospital, studying employability skills, communication skills and team building. You will undertake up to three different internships within the hospital with a goal to move into paid employment. These may include: Office Work, Domestic Care, Portering, Catering Assistant, Health Care Assistant, Reception or Postal Services.You can look forward to growing in confidence, building your self-esteem and developing your existing skills and learning new ones — whilst gaining valuable work experience.

Entry requirements

You will need to go through an interview process which takes place within the College and at the hospital, and you must meet eligibility criteria for Kent Social Services funding and be in receipt of ESA benefits.


You will build portfolios of evidence which will include personal reflective work diaries.

Financial information

Additional expenses to consider include: Certification fee Smart clothes are requiredSpecialist equipment will be providedUniform/ T-Shirts will need to be purchasedIf you are 16-24yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare. Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail

Future opportunities

What next? On successful completion, students will be encouraged and supported to apply for a job, which could be in supported or independent paid employment.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 25 February 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 003043/1/1
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  • Number of planned places: 20

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    • EKC Group's Broadstairs College is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
      EKC Group is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.