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Bright Futures Entry Level 3/Level 1



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Weekly hours:

Minimum 15 hours per week.



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What does this course involve?

You’ll learn the skills needed to move into paid or voluntary employment. In association with East Kent Hospital Trust 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 placements 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 — while gaining valuable work experience.


What qualifications do I need?

You will need to go through an interview process which takes place within the College and at the hospital. You will need to be 18-24 years old. You will need to have an Educational Health Care Plan. You must not be in receipt of JSA and you will need to already have Entry Level 2 in English and maths.


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

Fees & Costs

Additional expenses to consider include:
Certification fee
Smart clothes are required
Specialist equipment will be provided
Uniform/ T-Shirts will need to be purchased

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. 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


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

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