East Kent College in Broadstairs is having an open day

East Kent College has an open day in Broadstairs

East Kent College is holding an open day on April 26.

There are some exciting new course options for September 2017, including business studies and hospitality management pathways.

Taught in The Yarrow Hotel, these courses will give you the chance to gain hands-on experience and focus on the skills that local employers are looking for.

The Yarrow, which opened last July, has so far created 40 full and part time jobs alongside the work-based training of 126 students.

The Yarrow in numbers

1890s – convalescent home

World War One hospital

1960s – College

2011 – building is empty

2016 – It opens as the UK’s first further education hotel The Yarrow

The hotel has 28 beds and 5 suites

64 cover restaurant

50-person capacity bar

120 person capacity function room

Since opening 2,600 beds have been made

Income generated is £500,000

126 students in training so far

40 staff

Average age of staff is 28

Register to find out more

Find out more about all of courses, meet the tutors and take a tour of the college. Register now at eastkent.ac.uk/opendays or click on the advert at the top of the page.