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Launching our inspiring Employer Partnership Pledge
This week, we launched our inspiring ‘Partnership Pledge’, aimed at strengthening our industry links and engaging with local employers.

Explore a Career in Hospitality, Catering and Tourism
It’s a great time to join Coleg Gwent to study hospitality, catering and tourism - Find out more about working in this dynamic and fast-paced industry now.

Launching Supported Internships for ILS Learners
This September, we’re launching a new pilot scheme offering supported internships for our Independent Living Skills (ILS) learners at Crosskeys Campus.

Meet the Freshers & discover why they chose Coleg Gwent
September marks the start of another academic year and we’re excited to see freshers on campus and find out why they chose Coleg Gwent...

Buzz Quiz – help to choose your perfect job and career
Not sure about your future career? Take our personality quiz to discover more about yourself, your strengths and what jobs you might suit you. Try it now!

Employer Partnership Pledge
Want to raise the profile of your organisation? Strengthen your talent pipeline? Establish a relationship with one of Wales’ leading colleges? Sign-up to our Employer Partnership Pledge!

What to expect when you start college
Starting college this September? To help you prepare, here’s what you need to know about college life and what makes it different to school.

Supporting the Public Health Wales AAA Screening Initiative in Ebbw Vale
This August, we’re supporting Public Health Wales to deliver accessible AAA screening to the local community at Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone.

Best ever A*-C Grades at Coleg Gwent
Once again this year, we’re celebrating our learners who have come out on top with outstanding A Level, vocational and BTEC results. We’ve seen the best A* - C grades ever, with a 4.6% increase in A*/A grades and several learners successfully securing places at Cambridge University in September!

Blended Learning (Online and On Campus)
We offer blended learning courses in partnership with Mindful Education, providing a flexible study option which is the perfect combination of online learning alongside regular lessons on campus.

Discover your vocation at Coleg Gwent
Vocational qualifications are work-related courses giving you the skills for a particular career, and as joint top-performing college for vocational qualifications in Wales, we have a wide selection of courses for you to explore.

Career Colleges learners excel in computing and digital technology
Our Career Colleges course is a popular choice for learners who want a career in computer networking and digital industries, and each learner has excelled in their studies this year, setting them up for a successful future career.

Make studying work for you with blended learning
We’re launching our first blended AAT courses this September in partnership with Mindful Education, with a combination of on-campus and online classes.

Sport and Fitness (PLA)
There are so many careers to choose from within sport and fitness, from coaching, management, exercise, science or therapy. Gaining a qualification in this ever-expanding sector means you could set yourself up for a rewarding and lasting career.

Gender Pronouns – a handy guide for all of us
We support the use of pronouns in our college community, so, we’ve created a handy guide to help you understand how to use the right pronouns.

BGLZ A-Level Team Win Bronze Award for Pearson FE Team of the Year
Wednesday 23rd June was ‘National Thank A Teacher Day’, and what better way to celebrate than with a prestigious Bronze Award for the Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone A-Level Team in the Pearson Teaching Awards ‘FE Team of the Year’ 2021!

Ready for a career change? Access to HE is your pathway to a degree
Education is a lifelong journey. It’s never too late to learn a new skill, follow a dream, or explore a new career, and Access to HE is your pathway to a degree.

Going the #ExtraMile for St David’s Hospice Care
Thursday 17th June saw staff and students from Coleg Gwent taking on their biggest charity challenge yet in aid of St David’s Hospice Care.

Health and Social Care
From doctors and nurses to medical secretaries and hospital care workers, health and social care is gratifying and vast. Counsellors and therapists provide a vital service to their patients, working in roles that can really help to change lives.

Engineering and Manufacturing (PLA)
With courses at all levels to cater for complete beginners through to those looking to progress, an engineering and manufacturing course at Coleg Gwent can help you to get qualified and reach your career goals.

Education (PLA)
Inside or outside the classroom, a career helping others learn can hugely rewarding – and you’ll find many opportunities start at Coleg Gwent!

Construction (PLA)
If you’re a hands-on, practical learner looking to start or progress a career in bricklaying, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, plastering, painting and decorating or surveying, planning and design; our construction courses are made for you!

Volunteers’ Week – celebrating our learners who go the extra mile
This week marks Volunteers’ Week 2021 – an opportunity to appreciate the valuable contribution of our learners and the projects they’re involved in.

Become an everyday hero in healthcare
The past year has put healthcare in the spotlight, with thousands of people following in the footsteps of their healthcare heroes.

Learners bring home 24 medals in Skills Competition Wales 2021
Every year, learners take part in the Skills Competition Wales to showcase their skills, and our inspirational learners won a fantastic 24 medals in 2021.

Meet the learner – Diana wins Gold for Personal Training in Skills Competition Wales
Diana chose to pursue a Personal Training course at Coleg Gwent and she’s grown from strength to strength, winning gold in Skills Competition Wales 2021.

Morgan Makes It to Young Pastry Chef of the Year Semi-Finals
When Professional Cookery learner, Morgan Upcott, saw the Chefs’ Forum ‘Young Pastry Chef of the Year’ competition, he jumped at the chance to show them what he could do in the patisserie section.

Cyber and Digital not the career path for you? Think again!
Cyber and digital technology could lead to an exciting career path that you might not have considered. But how do you know if it’s the right career path for you?

Coleg Gwent students volunteer with Mind Matters
Health and Social Care learner Casey jumped at the chance to gain knowledge and experience through Mind Matters - a project that supports mental health through a volunteer training programme.

Are STEM subjects the key to your future?
By 2022, 1 in 5 new jobs in the UK will be STEM jobs. With so many opportunities to pursue a successful career in STEM, your journey starts at Coleg Gwent.

Record label success for BGLZ student, Laura Huckbody
Our courses allow you to study near to home but go far with your career, as Laura Huckbody has found out after being offered a recording contract!

More than just horse riding – Supporting Riding for the Disabled Association
Our Equestrian Department supports the Clytha Group, a branch of the Riding for the Disabled Association in Usk, helping local people with disabilities who attend their inclusive riding sessions.

A Level Pathways
A Level Pathways are designed to provide you with the latest skills, experiences and qualifications to enable you to pursue a career or University degree.

Need a little extra help at college? Our ASAs have got you covered!
Supporting our learners is one of our priorities and we’ve worked hard to create an environment that gives you all the help and support you need to thrive.

New courses for September 2021
Start your success story this September by joining one of our exciting new Full Time, Part Time or Higher Education courses.

Our New Campus – Torfaen Learning Zone – is officially open for teaching and learning
Torfaen Learning Zone has been highly anticipated for quite some time, and after a difficult year, we’re excited to officially open our brand-new campus.

Project Management (PLA)
Whether you’re interested in Prince2 or Agile principles, gaining a project management qualification can help your career really take off. Our courses will help you learn the principles of Project Management, leaving you ready to oversee and manage projects that deliver beneficial change.

IT and Networking (PLA)
If you’re looking to progress your career in IT and networking, or you’re looking to get into the industry, then you’ve come to the right place! At Coleg Gwent we offer a range of Networking courses, including CompTIA and Cisco.

Health and Safety (PLA)
Whether you want a simple course to understand your basic requirements or you’re a site manager looking for specific compliance training, we offer a range of courses to help you get trained and qualified.

Financial Services (PLA)
Our Financial Services courses will not only provide you with a recognised qualification but will give you practical skills and knowledge to help you progress in your chosen career.

Digital Marketing (PLA)
Digital Marketing skills are in high demand in the modern working world, as companies develop a growing dependence on their websites and online activities. By taking one of our digital marketing courses you can expand your skillset to prepare you for the demands of a job in this sector.

Cyber Security (PLA)
A role in cyber security will see you work to reduce the risk of computer systems and networks being affected by theft, disruption or damage. Taking a Cyber Security course at Coleg Gwent will mean you have the skills you need to get started.

Business Analysis (PLA)
Our Business Analysis courses will give you the knowledge needed to help improve all business processes and implement change within a company.

Meet the Learner: Rachele’s journey to becoming a Social Worker
As a French speaker, Rachele wanted to learn how to speak English to be able to interact with others in the community and become a Social Worker.

World Autism Month – How can we be more autism-friendly?
April marks World Autism Month, and Nadine Wood explains why she chose to complete a challenge for Autism Awareness, and how we can be more autism-friendly.

Lycra, speedos, running shoes, and sweat… all for a good cause
Our Creative and Technical Studies (CaTS) faculty management team have been donning their Lycra, speedos and running shoes, to cycle, walk, swim or run the distance from Land's End to John o' Groats for St David’s Hospice Care.

A-im high with A Levels at Coleg Gwent
Studying A Levels at college is a very smart decision. With a 99% pass rate and outcomes consistently above average, Coleg Gwent is a no brainer!

College life myth buster – Get the facts!
There are some common misconceptions about college. So, read on to bust some myths and find out the facts about further education and college life!

Meet the Learner: Kayleigh puts higher education centre stage
University study is a big step. But Kayleigh discovered you don’t have to go far away to take your career to the next level with our higher education courses.

Rock School learners record a lockdown album
Learners from our Level 3 Rock School Music Practitioners course have found inspiration in the pandemic by collaborating on a lockdown album.

Meet the Learner – Jack Bright found his future career with our Digital Technologies Course
Meet Jack, who studied our BTEC Career Colleges Digital Technologies course at before going on to study his Bachelor’s Degree at University.

Working in partnership with local start-up Loopster
By working with local businesses, we find a variety of ways to benefit their organisation and our students, like our recent collaboration with Loopster.

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your College Open Event
Discover our ten top tips to help you find out everything you need to know at a college open event and find the right course for you.

Students volunteer to support patients in hospital during COVID pandemic
Student volunteers working on the wards as part of the befriending service has helped to combat loneliness during the COVID pandemic.

The importance of the Welsh language at Coleg Gwent
The Welsh language and culture of Wales is important to us at Coleg Gwent and we’re proud of our Welsh identity and roots.

Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month 2021
We’ve celebrated LGBTQ+ History Month with a range of activities throughout February with all learners and staff invited to show their support.

Aspiring writer, Tegan Davies, talks about college life, confidence & future goals
As someone who enjoys writing essays as part of her learning, A levels were the ideal route for Tegan, who chose to study at Torfaen Learning Zone.

Learner Crowned Winner of Strictly Cymru Inclusive Dance Competition
Independent Living Skills learner, Matthew Morley, beat over 230 competitors to win a title in the Leonard Cheshire Strictly Cymru Dance competition.

National Apprenticeship Week 2021: Meet the Apprentices
We have over 500 apprentices studying a range of subjects at Coleg Gwent, from Health and Social Care to Bricklaying. Meet some of our apprentices.

Introducing our Charity of the Year – St David’s Hospice Care
After one of the toughest years we can remember, we’re excited to announce that we’ve decided to support a Charity of the Year – St David’s Hospice Care.

The Benefits of an Apprenticeship
This National Apprenticeship Week, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about apprenticeships for potential learners and employers.

Performing Arts Learners Work with Renowned Welsh Creatives
Our Foundation Degree Performing Arts learners had the opportunity to meet and learn from professional Welsh actors, directors, playwrights and film-makers.

Meet the Learner: Lloyd Sheppard Gets His Sporting Career Up and Running
BTEC Sports Coaching and Development learner, Lloyd Sheppard, is an endurance athlete specialising in 10km running. With a real love for sport, he decided to pursue a BTEC in the subject he loves.

Coleg Gwent Computing Student Wins Hackathon Competition
Our ICT and cybersecurity opportunities extend beyond the classroom with challenges like the virtual Hackathon that ICT Systems Support learners, Jake and Lee, took part in.

Drawing Attention to Art, Design and Illustration
As part of our courses and our work with local employers, our Art, Design and Illustration learners work on a range of live briefs with local organisations.

Lecturer Kate Beavan Awarded MBE for Services to Agriculture
We’re extremely proud to announce that one of our very own lecturers, Kate Beavan, has been honoured with an MBE for her services to agriculture.

Working with Local Employers – Tin Can Kitchen
We’re proud to have a strong connection with local employers like Tin Can Kitchen at Coleg Gwent, and we’re heading into 2021 with a new employer-led way of working.

Esports Learners Team Up with Cardiff Blues to Host Call of Duty Event
Learners on our Esports course recently organised their own successful gaming event where gamers could compete against Wales international rugby stars.

Deaf Club – Bringing our Hearing Impaired Learners Together
Learners with hearing impairments face even more challenges than most. So, Deaf Club supports our community of hearing-impaired learners and helps them achieve their full potential.

A Focus on Photography with Ethnic Minority Communities
Creative industries are growing five times faster than other sectors in Britain, but only 3-14% of individuals working in these sectors are from BAME backgrounds and we hope to change this.

Tafflab Funding Success
At Coleg Gwent, we know that many of our learners have ambitions that extend far beyond their studies. So, we aim to support you to develop valuable skills and knowledge through extra-curricular activities and entrepreneurial competitions like the Tafflab Programme.

Equipment Donation Supports Greenfields School in Newport
With the opening of our new Torfaen Learning Zone campus just around the corner, staff decided to search for a new home for our old science equipment

Meet the Learner: Megan Chard is on track to achieve her Gym Trainer Qualification
Sport and fitness have been a major part of life for ex-professional Welsh cyclist, Megan Chard. But she now has time to focus on completing her gym instructing course

Taking care of our young carers through the QSCS accreditation
Did you know that young adult carers are three times more likely to be out of education, employment or training than other young people, and five times more likely to drop out of college? But at Coleg Gwent, we've got you covered with a network of support under our QSCS accreditation.

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020
At Coleg Gwent, we’re delivering a week of virtual activities to support our entrepreneurial learners to go freelance or start their very own business, without letting COVID-19 put their dreams and plans on hold, and Coleg Gwent alumnus, Abi Chamberlain, inspires with her story.

Have you heard about the Kickstart Scheme?
A fantastic new opportunity has been announced by the Government to reduce long-term unemployment and skills shortages, and it’s a programme we’re proud to be part of… the Kickstart scheme!

Meet the Learner: Nibin learns the nuts & bolts as an Apprentice Civil Engineer
Since completing work experience with Blaenau Gwent County Council and Alun Griffiths Civil Engineering and Construction during the school summer holidays, Nibin found his niche and knew he wanted to work in Civil Engineering industry in a hands on role.

Training the healthcare providers of the future
It’s an exciting time to be at the forefront of healthcare and we’re proud to play a role in training the healthcare providers of the future.

Meet the Learner: PhD success for Melika Ghorbankhani
With dreams of pursuing a Master’s degree, Melika studied our ESOL course and gained the skills she needed for university and beyond.

COVID-19 hygiene kits handed out to keep you safe on campus
We’ve been working hard to put the safety of our learners and staff first by making our campuses safe for the return to learning.

Meet the Learner: Spotlight on Musical Theatre Student Emily Hawkins
Emily studied Level 3 Musical Theatre at Crosskeys campus to turn her passions into a career path, and it was an eye-opening experience for her that’s led to place at the prestigious Guildford School of Acting!

Entrepreneurship Catalyst Award 2020 goes to our Summer Start Up Week
We’re over the moon to tell you that our collaborative Summer Start Up Week has been announced as winner of the Entrepreneurship Catalyst Award in the National Enterprise Educator Awards (NEEA) 2020!

Support for the next generation of health care professionals
Learners at Coleg Gwent’s Health Career College have benefited from some new equipment, donated by specialist medical education supplier, Adam,Rouilly.

Here for you and supporting your mental health
We’re proud to offer a welcoming, diverse and inclusive college environment where everyone feels supported to learn and achieve their goals and ambitions. And this year, we’re excited to launch a brand new mental health support service for our learners – Togetherall.

Coleg Gwent leads the way as a CyberFirst Gold college!
Coleg Gwent has been recognised as a CyberFirst Gold college! After months of hard work with our key industry partners - Thales, Fujitsu and Admiral – and following the exciting launch of our cyber security qualification, we’re thrilled to be recognised by the CyberFirst School/College scheme!

Coleg Gwent delivers WorldSkills
Since 2012, we’ve proudly supported numerous learners as they’ve successfully competed in WorldSkills competitions, ranking in the top 10 league table for their skillsets for 3 years running. So, we’re beyond delighted to be selected as part of the innovative WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence programme, in partnership with education and skills charity NCFE.

Results Days – What you need to know
Here’s what you need to know about how and when you’ll receive your results.

A Level Results Day 2020
We’ve had a very good reason to celebrate today with another outstanding year of A Level results, despite difficult circumstances for the class of 2020. Our pass rate was sustained at a superb 98%, with the best A* - C grades ever, a 2.2% increase in A*/A grades and learners from both campuses securing places at Cambridge University!

Supporting you to reach your potential
Libby-Mae Ford, a former student, talks us through her experience at Coleg Gwent and going on to write a book about mental health.

Prestigious bronze award for Uniformed Public Services learner in BTEC Awards
Congratulations to 20-year-old Georgia Kenvin, Uniformed Public Services learner at our Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone, who has been presented with an outstanding bronze award in the Pearson BTEC Awards 2020.

Adult Learners’ Week – Meet the Learners
You’ve already met some of our amazing adult learners from our Personal Training and Business courses, but mature learners join us to study a wide range of subjects at all different levels, even up to degree! So, let’s meet Jodie, Lucinda, Julie, Teresa and Lois, and hear all about their journeys as adult learners…

Adult Learners’ Week 2020 – Meet the Learners
Meet Helen, Holly, Kim and Margaret-Anne, four of our inspirational adult learners studying our business courses. These adult learners show us that going back to college doesn’t have to be a tricky business…

Adult Learners’ Week 2020 – Meet the Learners
Introducing Catherine, Claire and James, our Level 3 Personal Training Learners at Usk campus, who are exercising their minds as adult learners…

Returning to education doesn’t need to be daunting. Here’s why…
For Adult Learners’ Week 2020 (22-28th June) we’re putting adult learning centre-stage, because learning later in life can open many doors for you.

An Inspirational Story of Hope, Humanity, Resilience and the NHS
‘Respect for All’ is one of the Coleg Gwent’s core values and it’s important to us that everyone in our college community feels included, respected, supported and listened to. Above all, we’re an inclusive and diverse college where everyone is welcome.

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Making learning accessible for all
As we mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020, it’s easy to see that accessibility is more important than ever in our digital world. So, we’re really proud that TES picked up on how we achieved regulatory compliance.

#CollegeContinues – How Our Community Made A Difference During Lockdown
We’re extremely proud of our inspiring students and staff, who’ve all been doing their best to contribute to our local community during the Coronavirus lockdown. So, let’s shine a spotlight on some of the amazing things that have been going on...

Our Personal Training learners leading the way to keep you active
Coleg Gwent Personal Training alumni Danielle Hall and Rick Raybould are hosting free weekly exercise sessions on Facebook with AOC Sport during the 'new normal'.

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Learning Outcomes 2019/20
How learning outcomes will be awarded for 2019/20 academic year

BBC X-Ray Visits our Leading Automotive Department
Coleg Gwent's Automotive department were visited by BBC's X-Ray team, who dropped in to use the facilities to report on MOTs and motor vehicle maintenance.

How we’re helping refugees to rebuild their lives with the Reach+ Project
In an innovative and forward-looking partnership with Newport City Council, Coleg Gwent is proud to be involved in delivering the Reach+ project in Newport.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Coronavirus update for staff, students, parents and stakeholders from Coleg Gwent.

Coleg Gwent Learners leading role in We Care Wales Campaign!
Coleg Gwent is proud to be playing an important role in the recently launched 'We Care Wales campaign'.

Coleg Gwent staff celebrate LGBTQ history month!
Yesterday, Coleg Gwent staff joined an informal gathering to show their support for LGBTQ+ history month.  This was the first event of its type for staff at the College, and the temporary Chair of the Equality & Diversity Group, Arwel Rees-Taylor, welcomed colleagues with his own, homemade cakes.

Coleg Gwent & Cyber College Cymru: for the next generation of digital talent!
Following the successful launch of Cyber College Cymru this week by Kirsty Williams AM: Education Minister, Coleg Gwent is delighted to officially announce details of our exciting new digital BTEC course, the National Extended Diploma in Computing.

Cyber College Cymru
We’re part of Cyber College Cymru, a brand new Welsh Government initiative that offers you the chance to embark on an innovative course of digital study.

Coleg Gwent champions good causes
The Newport Half Marathon is almost upon us, and Coleg Gwent are already in the lead with their support for good causes.

Coleg Gwent Creative Designers are a Winner!
Coleg Gwent’s Art and Design learners have won a competition which will see their brilliant designs appear throughout Gwent and beyond.

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month 2020
Coleg Gwent are proud to mark and celebrate LGBTQ history month 2020. We pride ourselves on our forward thinking and progressive community.

Apprenticeship Week 2020
Apprenticeships are perfect for those who want to get straight into work whilst gaining qualifications at the same time.

Torfaen FAQs
We’ve been asked a number of questions about the Torfaen Learning Zone. This list will be continuously updated and added to, so please keep checking back for further updates.

Coleg Gwent Crosskeys Rugby Academy Relives 2012 Glory!
Coleg Gwent Dragons Junior Rugby Academy became champions of Wales once again, winning the final of the Welsh School and Colleges Rugby League trophy.

Coleg Gwent students kick-start their businesses with competition win
Three Coleg Gwent students have begun 2020 having won funding in the form of a grant in the annual Tafflab enterprise kick-starter competition.

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Coleg Gwent Buddy Scheme
At a recent Buddy Day held at Coleg Gwent, a group of learners came together to speak about social isolation and how to tackle it.

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Coleg Gwent go for gold at WorldSkills UK
Coleg Gwent students have struck gold at the recent WorldSkills UK LIVE national finals, beating counterparts from colleges across the UK.

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Over 19, in a job earning less than £29,534 a year? Take advantage of FREE and FLEXIBLE courses in ICT, Construction, Engineering, and Health and Care. Apply now!

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It’s not too late
We're still enrolling for this September - so you can join the thousands of people that have gone on to great things after studying with us. Apply now!

Stuck in a career rut? A Personal Learning Account might be the answer
Our new Personal Learning Accounts will give individuals the opportunity to obtain the skills, knowledge and qualifications needed to embark on a new career

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How to Apply – Part Time
Once you’ve chosen the part time course you want to take, applying’s easy. Book online, email, call or visit one of our campuses.

How to Apply – Full Time
When you’ve found a full time course you’re interested in, applying is easy. If you’d like more information or have any questions, just call our Student Recruitment Officers on 01495 333777.

Sport, Travel & Public Services (Part Time)
Whether you’re interested in sports coaching, events management or perhaps you’ve got a passion to be a paramedic, a marine or a fire fighter? Our courses in sports, travel and public services will help you make the grade! The whole world is out there, waiting for you.

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Pathway to Degree / University (Access to Higher Education – Part Time)
Also known as Access to Higher Education courses, you can choose from a range of pathways to get you onto your chosen degree course and on track for success and even that dream job.

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Talented students competing to be crowned the best in the UK
Four of Coleg Gwent's students are through to the national finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions.

Higher Education guide 20/22 is out now!
With more than 40 courses on offer in business, care and engineering alone - a university education is closer than you think.

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Also known as Access to Higher Education courses, you can choose from a range of pathways to get you onto your chosen degree course and on track for success and even that dream job.

Sport, Travel & Public Services (Full Time)
Whether you’re interested in sports coaching, events management or perhaps you’ve got a passion to be a paramedic, a marine or a fire fighter? Our courses in sports, travel and public services will help you make the grade! The whole world is out there, waiting for you.

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Art students join forces with the police
Coleg Gwent students used their artistic talents to create bespoke artwork for a charity auction, for Motor Neurone disease - in support with Gwent Police.

Construction learners visit a local manufacturer during ‘See Your Site’ week
A group of Coleg Gwent construction learners seized the opportunity to learn first-hand about timber frame engineering during 'See Your Site' week.

TV’s Alan Tirchmarsh delivers garden makeover with the help of our landbased learners
Coleg Gwent countryside management learners were among the volunteers who helped televison gardener Alan Titchmarsh as he transformed a garden for the ITV programme Love Your Garden.

Why students love learning at Coleg Gwent!
We’re introducing you to some of our learners and sharing their success and journey through learning at Coleg Gwent so far.

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Opening of new outdoor learning space
Coleg Gwent Independent Living Skills learners helped to create a new outdoor learning space, with help from Leonard Cheshire's 'Can Do' programme.

Topping out ceremony for Torfaen Learning Zone
Coleg Gwent 'topped out' in a special ceremony to mark the latest milestone in the new, £24 million Torfaen Learning Zone development.

It’s a recipe for learning success
We're delighted to be launching Wales' first Chefs' Forum Academy with our Catering and Hospitality students.

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If you’re thinking about college or university, our virtual open events are a brilliant way to find out all you need.

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Coleg Gwent A Level learners celebrate their success
Coleg Gwent students and staff are today celebrating another year of excellent A Level results across their campuses. A superb pass rate of 98.5%.

Catering students joined top Welsh chef in his Michelin-starred kitchen
Our fantastic catering students joined top Welsh chef James Sommerin to cook up a winning menu of canapés at his Michelin-starred Penarth restaurant.

New logo designed by Coleg Gwent student for Torfaen Voluntary Alliance
Congratulations to foundation degree graphic communication student Lee Brakspears for designing a great new logo for the Torfaen Voluntary Alliance.

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Construction staff got on their bikes for St David’s Hospice Care
Our brilliant construction lecturers successfully completed their annual charity bike ride in aid of St David's Hospice Care.

We’re celebrating Adult Learners’ Week
We're introducing you to some of our mature students and sharing their success and journey through college, in Celebration of Adult Learners' Week.

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Coleg Gwent runs a variety of courses on behalf of the National Centre for Learning Welsh in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.

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Coleg Gwent classed as excellent again by Welsh Government
The latest Welsh Government Learner Outcomes Report for 2017/18 demonstrates that Coleg Gwent is one of Wales' top performing colleges.

Part time guide 19/20 out now
If you want to learn a new skill, turn a hobby into a profession or fancy a career change then Coleg Gwent will have a course made for you.

We’re celebrating VQ Day 2019
We're sharing the success of some of our fantastic students, and their journeys with learning and development, at Coleg Gwent so far.

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Coleg Gwent girls are the WRU U18’s College and Schools Champions 2019
Our brilliant Coleg Gwent girls are the WRU U18's College and Schools Champions 2019!

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Working for Coleg Gwent is fulfilling, exciting and engaging, as you help to shape the futures of young people. View our current jobs and careers vacancies.

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International Women’s Day 2019
To commemorate International Women's Day, we're sharing the success of our female students and their journey with Coleg Gwent, so far.

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Coleg Gwent is celebrating National Careers and Apprenticeships Week 2019!
To mark National Careers Week and National Apprenticeships Week , we'll be showcasing some of our apprentices' and students' successes.

You’re invited to our jobs fair!
Coleg Gwent's Career and apprenticeships jobs fair.

City of Newport campus is ‘Dementia Friendly’
Coleg Gwent has become the first educational establishment in Wales to have a ‘Dementia Friendly’ campus.

Top Bristol Chefs Inspire Next Generation of Talent
Bristol's most highly-skilled chefs help students prepare a mouth-watering meal for 70 diners in one of the most famed catering colleges in the country.

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One of Wales' largest and top performing further and higher education colleges offering full time and part time courses, apprenticeships and employer training.

Coleg Gwent goes for gold at WorldSkills UK
Coleg Gwent students struck gold and received highly commended status at the recent WorldSkills UK LIVE, beating counterparts from colleges across the UK.

Torfaen Learning Zone is announced!
Torfaen Council and Coleg Gwent officially cut the first sod of Torfaen's new lTearning centre. to mark the beginning of a new era for education in Torfaen.

College guides girls into trade skills
A group of Girl Guides are brushing up on their paintwork, woodwork and plumbing skills as they work with the college to make their own creations a

Help dress the poppy dress for charity
Students, staff and members of the public are invited to help college students create a poppy dress, to commemorate 100 years since the Great War ended.

Vote for Coleg Gwent!
Coleg Gwent is a finalist in the new Sustainable Wales Awards.

10 reasons to love Coleg Gwent
Looking for a reason to love your college? Look no further, we've got 10 of them for Coleg Gwent right here!

Photography is in the eye of the beholder
Our A-Level photography students from Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone attended The Eye International Photography festival at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Learning centres on College’s investment
The unveiling of Coleg Gwent's new £2.5 million learning centre, at Coleg Gwent's Usk Campus.

College advances with its new materials centre
Coleg Gwent has officially launched the Dennison Advanced Materials Centre (DAMC), the first of its kind in Wales!

Coleg Gwent students are world class
Coleg Gwent's talented students have reach the national finals of the WorldSkills competition in disciplines including beauty, forensic science and game art

Teacher is celebrated in happy list
Coleg Gwent's Lecturer, Victoria English made the Independent's 'Happy List' 10 because of her brilliant mental health contributions to young people.

Fashion forward student turns entrepreneur
Coleg Gwent Fashion Student, Abigail Parker is putting her fashion qualification to good use by designing and selling her own t-shirts and handbags.

‘A’nother successful year for Coleg Gwent
Coleg Gwent students and staff are celebrating yet another year of excellent A Level results. The college's pass rate was a superb 98.1%.

Students build their way to national success
Two Coleg Gwent students have reached the National SkillBuild finals, beating a hundred of the best plastering apprentices in the process.

In with the new! New Student Day!
0ur New Student Days were a hit across all five of our campuses! We welcomed just under 2,500 students, giving a glimspe of student life at Coleg Gwent.

Coleg Gwent flies through pilot Estyn inspection
Coleg Gwent has become the first college in Wales to pilot Estyn's new inspection framework, securing a judgement of Good in everything it does.

Charity begins at ‘home from home’ at Coleg Gwent
Staff at Coleg Gwent have been busy fundraising for Ronald McDonald House Bristol, in support of a colleague Paul Mugleston and his three year old daughter, Ruby.

Get skilled today for tomorrow’s future
Over 1,000 new growth jobs in the ICT sector are forecast by 2024 for South East Wales.

College: Turn your passion into a profession
When studying with Coleg Gwent - one of Wales' top performing colleges, turning your passion into a career, is easier than ever.

Student serves up success with Army Reserve service
A second year Coleg Gwent student from Newport has found the recipe for successful studies by becoming a chef with the Army Reserve

Rob’s story – Adult Learners’ Week 2018
Coleg Gwent Student Rob, 30. always has had a passsion for sport, but he had never imagined he would be studying a univerity course about it.

Adult Learners’ Week 2018 – Alice’s story
Meet 38 year old Coleg Gwent student Alice Roberts from Cwmbran. Alice decided to retrain as a hairdresser seven years ago at Coleg Gwent.

Coleg Gwent is celebrating Adult Learners’ Week 2018!
Coleg Gwent is celebrating Adult Learners' Week by introducing you to some of our fantastic Adult Learner students.

Coleg Gwent on Track with New Rail Partnership
Coleg Gwent partners with the National Skills Academy Rail (NSAR) to become a member of the National Network of Colleges (for Rail).

NEW! Torfaen post 16 education centre
In 2020, Coleg Gwent's new Torfaen post 16 education centre (yet to be named) will be the home of all A Level education in Torfaen.

Coleg Gwent is the first college in Wales to be part of Career Colleges initiative


AS level Welsh students visit North Wales
Coleg Gwent A level Welsh students visit North West Wales to visit venues and areas that are relevant to their course work and forthcoming examinations.

Coleg Gwent student racing in 10k race for Whizz-Kidz
Twenty-two-year-old Coleg Gwent Student - Ayesha Khan, who has Spina Biffida and Hydrocephalus takes on the ABP Newport 10k race in her wheelchair.

Coleg Gwent students created a real buzz, reaching ‘Big Ideas Wales’ national finals for Honeybees project
Five students and lecturers from Coleg Gwent attended the Big Ideas Wales finals, showcasing their bees wax candles and jars of honey they had produced.

Coleg Gwent is an excellent learning environment for your child
Coleg Gwent is one of the largest and most successful colleges in Wales, offering first class support and guidance to all learners.

Improve your career prospects: Coleg Gwent has the choice and support you need
Making decisions about your future can be challenging, especially when you're still in school. At Coleg Gwent, you can pursue a passion, into a career.

ALN Support
Discover the additional learning support is available for learners whose needs are not met by the universal learning provision that’s available to all learners

Health, Wellbeing & Spirituality
Your safety and welfare are really important to us. So we’ll make sure you’re safe and well in college and provide support with personal difficulties.

Support for All Learners
We’re here to help everyone learn and be the best they can be at Coleg Gwent. So, we offer a wide variety of universal support services for all learners.

Kickstart Scheme
If you're looking to expand your workforce using the government funded Kickstart Scheme, Coleg Gwent can help! Register your interest in the scheme today.

Who we are


Upskilling@Work Funding


Your Guide to University Level Qualifications


Bespoke Training


City of Newport


Enterprise & Employability


Full time
Here at Coleg Gwent we’ve got a range of full time courses to choose from – hundreds in fact. So apply today, you’ll be studying at one of Wales’ top performing colleges!

Open Events
If you’re thinking about college or university, our open events are a brilliant way to find out all you need.

Skills Development
At Coleg Gwent, all full-time learners benefit from an enrichment programme to support the development of employability skills.

ALN Team
Meet the ALN team. Each campus has an Additional Learning Support Co-ordinator and a team of Additional Support Assistants to help you.

Additional Learning Needs Support (ALN)
Discover the additional learning support is available for learners whose needs are not met by the universal learning provision that’s available to all learners

Board Meeting Agendas


How to Apply – Apprenticeships
Once you and your employer have decided you’ll study your Apprenticeship with us, applying is easy – starting with filling in an application form.

Apprenticeship Funding


Crosskeys


Students Union


Fees


Courses


Apprenticeships


Part time
Whether you want to change career, get a promotion, return to work, start your own business or develop a hobby, you can achieve something amazing with our part-time courses. Apply now!

On campus


Campuses


Higher Education Support
Explore the range of support available for Higher Education learners to help you succeed and reach your potential.

How will the college know I’ll need support?
If you think you’ll need support at College, please let us know - there’s lots of support available at Coleg Gwent.

Financial Support – FT
Higher Education students, you have a range of financial support available for the duration of your course, including loans and grants/bursaries.

Accreditation


Information for Apprentices


Partner Universities


Redundancy Action Scheme (ReAct) Funding


Employer Networks


CG Extra


Higher Education
Imagine getting a university-level qualification, but saving time and money by studying it at your local campus. That’s what you can do at Coleg Gwent with our growing number of higher education courses. Apply now!

Facilities


Parents and Carers
Useful information about the Additional Learning Needs support for parents/carers of learners who may require additional support provision.

Maths and English Support
If you didn’t get the grades you need in GCSE Maths and English, we can give you a second chance to improve them alongside your course.

Transition Support
Moving from school to college is a big change. But remember you’re not alone and there’s lots of support at Coleg Gwent.

Financial Support – PT
Tuition Fee Support, Maintenance (Living Costs) Support and Other Financial Support for Higher Education students.

Tips on finding a job


Farming Connect


Employer Partnerships
Our relationships with employers have encouraged collaboration and innovation and opened up funding opportunities to benefit learners, businesses and the wider economy.

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Support
Explore the range of support available for Higher Education learners to help you succeed and reach your potential.

Apprenticeships
Full time learning isn’t for everyone – we know that. So why not think about an Apprenticeship? You can achieve valuable qualifications while you’re gaining vital experience – and get paid while you’re studying!

Accommodation


Core Values


What the law says
Find helpful information and resources about the ALNET Act in Wales and what this means for you.

Inspire 2 Achieve
Whether you’re finding your studies hard or have personal/social/emotional issues, our team of coaches and tutors can help you reach your potential and succeed.

Support
We always put our students first, giving you any help you need, whenever you need it, with everything from course support to your personal wellbeing.

How to partner with us
Partnerships with local, regional and national employers are central to ensure our students can explore career aims, develop the right skills and knowledge and can effectively transfer from education into their chosen sector.

Diversity
At Coleg Gwent, our core values promote respect and tolerance for all. We’re determined to do everything we can to make sure our college is a place where everyone, staff or learner, feels safe and respected.

Eligibility


Ex Armed Forces


Career Colleges


Torfaen Learning Zone
Our brand new £24 million purpose built campus situated in the heart of Cwmbran will become the home for all post 16 education in the Torfaen borough.

E-Learning
If you’re pushed for time, or travelling to the campus is difficult, E-Learning could be for you! Coleg Gwent have partnered with a leading E-Learning specialist to provide a wide range of computer-based courses, so you can study anytime, anywhere.

Learner Voice


ESOL
Whether you want to improve your English skills for work and study, or you need to improve your spoken and written communication, we have an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) course to suit you.

Support not working for you?
While we do our best, we don’t always get things right. So, if you feel support isn’t working for you, please tell us here.

Financial Support
There are many ways you can get help with the cost of studying, with lots of different grants available depending on your circumstances.

Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSAs)


Funding


Learning in Welsh


Contact Us


360° Pano Tours
Take a virtual tour of our vibrant Coleg Gwent campuses and amazing facilities. View each campus in full 360 and apply today.

Recognition of Prior Learning


HE Terms, conditions and policies


FAQs


Transport and Travel
Getting to college could cost less than you think! With the Coleg Gwent Bus Pass Scheme, you may be able to get discounted bus travel to and from college.

HE Accommodation


Contact


Enrichment


Prospectus download
Full time, part time or higher education - download a prospectus!

Term Dates
The college's term dates and INSET days for the coming academic year.

How to Apply
Whatever course you want to study with us (full time, part time, higher education, apprenticeships or international), applying for it is easy.

Career Colleges