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Brighter Futures is not only an Alternative Education and Vocational Provider but we are a Not for Profit organisation, providing Academic Education, covering all the Key Stages in the core subjects, English, Maths and Wider key skills as well as personal and socil development.


Functional Skills are also offered the core subjects, English, Maths 


We offer Flexible Vocational training programmes within the construction and vehicle maintenance sectors as well as cooking and hair and beauty. We work with hard to reach groups who find it difficult to be in a classroom environment and to learn by traditional teaching methods. We also work with many individuals with complex needs who have previously found it difficult to access mainstream education and training opportunities.


Ours is not just a “chalk and talk” company. Practical sessions are undertaken in: a building site environment, a working garage and workshop, a salon and kitchen. Students will also learn about team work, improve their organisational skills, develop an understanding of planning and enhance their interpersonal skills. The aim of the programmes are keep the students engaged,

to allow them to learn whilst taking part in practical sessions, to gain an understanding and experience of a range of vocational skills whilst developing and improving not only their knowledge but their personal and social skills, behaviour and the importance of an education, with a view to reintegrate the student back into mainstream school or further education, training program or aprenticeship.


Some of Our Programs

We provide a range of vocational programs and qualifications including: 

NCFE qualification in Functional Skills, Maths and English up to and including Level 2

NCFE Occupational Studies  For the workplace:

Covering all areas of Construction, 

Hair and Beauty

Animal Care and Husbandry

Health and Safety

ASDAN Bronze, ASDAN Silver, PHSE,

ASDAN Experience of Work Award, 

 Health and Safety in the Work Place, Functional Skills in English,Maths


ASDAN Experience of Work Award in:

  • Basic Construction

  • Arts / crafts 

  • Bike repairs

  • Basic Hair and Beauty

All areas of construction including:

  •  Bricklaying, Demolition

  •  Joinery , Kitchen fitting

  •  Metalwork, Painting

  •  Plastering , Plumbing

  •  Tiling , Wallpapering

  •  We Also Offer:

  •  Welding (Fabrication) more....

  • Vehicle Maintenance / Valeting more....

Embedded in these programs are all the Key Skills/Life Skills: Communication, Improve own Learning, Working With Others, IT, Problem Solving, Numeracy.

  • Individual Learning Plans

  • Reviews

  • Activity, Behaviour and Attendance Reports

  • Half / Termly Term Reports


Learner Assessments include:


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