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Foundation Learning

Providing students with the essential skills needed to prepare them for their next steps.

Learn in a supportive environment

Develop your skills in a friendly environment with dedicated, supportive teachers who will give you the confidence to succeed.

Preparing for your Future

Our courses are designed to provide you with essential skills to help you with your next steps.

You will complete core subjects such as English, Math, and Information Technology, whilst having the chance to experience vocational areas in small groups, including but not limited to; Catering, Construction; Music and Performing Arts and Creative and Design.


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How you apply for a course at Canterbury College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Have a look at our courses online and see which of them suits your needs.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply via our website and application portal. (If you have an EHCP, the application process may vary.)

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to EKC Canterbury College and meet our team, who are there to fit around your needs and give you support.

Accessibility Statement

Our aim is to support students to learn the skills to manage personal challenges and to enable students to have greater independence in their learning and personal lives.

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Explore our Facilities

Our website allows you to explore our facilities and discover videos of our students who share their experience.

How to apply

If you have decided on a course or study programme, find out how to apply for EKC Canterbury College.

Need help and advice?

Our College team are here to support you in a number of ways, such as to help you explore your options.

We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.