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Future Bright is a programme designed to help and support individuals that are on low incomes across Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire.  Future Bright offers FREE career coaching, training and support to help individuals to develop their skills and confidence. When you are referred to join Future Bright, you will be matched with a dedicated career coach who will support you to create a personalised action plan. They will help with Advice & Guidance, Developing Skills and Personal Budget and offer to pay for the training and the equipment you will need to progress and reach your goals. 

​Who’s it for?

Future Bright can support people who are:

Living in the West of England – that’s Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Eligibility criteria

Future Bright offers FREE career coaching to those living in the West of England (that’s Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire):

• Aged 18 and over

• In paid work (including zero hours and self-employed) – applicants will need to evidence earnings in the preceding 4 weeks to their referral

• Receiving benefits or tax credits, OR

• Earning below the real living wage (Currently £9.90 per hour)

• Not previously been on Future Bright

To refer to the Future Bright Programme please use the sign up form



We work with a company called PAYL8R who provide finance options to students who are unable to pay the course fees upfront.
This flexible plan is low interest and you decide how much to repay over what period of time.
If you would like to use this option please complete and submit the below form.



By completing this form you are giving us permission to submit a finance application to PAYL8R. You will receive this application via email and we encourage you to read the agreement in full before applying.

Thanks for submitting!