Transition Support

Transitioning from secondary school to college is an exciting journey filled with new opportunities and experiences. At Coleg Gwent, we understand that this transition can sometimes be challenging, which is why we are here to support you every step of the way.

Parents and Carers

The well-being and success of your child while they’re in our care is extremely important to us. We aim to give everybody the same chance to succeed, regardless of their race, religion, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, disability or age.

Making Your Future Brighter

Whatever your dreams and ambitions, you can make it a reality at Coleg Gwent. Whether you want to start your own business, gain a promotion, get a place at uni, be your own boss, master a trade or rewrite your career...

Agriculture and Forestry

It’s Never Too Late

Science (Part Time)

Our entry level science course is a great starting point if you’d like to progress to one of our level 2 or 3 courses, it also provides a first step towards a range of exciting and varied careers.

Motor Vehicle (Part Time)

We offer qualifications for MOT certificate compliance as well as a range of IMI qualifications and courses in body repair and paintwork.

Motor Vehicle (Full Time)

Study a motor vehicle course & get geared up for a career in the automotive industry at our Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) centre.

Public Services (Full Time)

Our public services courses will help you become a force for good, leading to a career in the police, emergency services, armed forces, and more.

Travel and Tourism (Full Time)

With a travel and tourism course, you can fly high as cabin crew; take on the world as a holiday rep; or design dream holidays as a travel agent.

Higher Education Bursaries

We are delighted to confirm that we will be offering three Higher Education bursaries to support learners who wish to study with Coleg Gwent.

Higher Education Fees

Fee information for Higher Education courses.

Estates Developments

We're proud to have state-of-the-art facilities and industry-standard equipment available for our learners. We're always looking to improve our offer for learners and keep up with the latest developments and demands, so we have several exciting projects afoot to help us lead the way in educating the workforce of the future.

Net Zero and Sustainability (PLA)

The future is green and you’ll be ready for it by studying one of our net zero and sustainability personal learning account courses!

Business Management Training

Our range of ILM qualifications, from Level 3 to Level 5, will ensure that your organisation’s management staff have all the knowledge and expertise that they need.

Health and Safety Training

Our range of health and safety courses cover a range of topics including risk assessment, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and Moving and Handling.

Training, Assessment and Quality Assurance

Whether you’re looking for staff to gain a training qualification to allow them to deliver sessions within your business or you need to train up internal auditors, we can provide a flexible learning solution to help you get there.

Career Pathways – job sector and information resource

The Pathways career tool gives you progression routes, job information, salary data and vacancies across a wide range of sectors.

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!

Health and Social Care (PLA)

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 (PLA)

With courses at all levels to cater for complete beginners through to those looking to progress, a mechanical and electrical engineering course at Coleg Gwent can help you to get qualified and reach your career goals.

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.

Business, Finance and Management (PLA)

Study a course in business, finance and management and equip yourself with the skills to be an effective business leader.

Computing and Digital Technologies (PLA)

Set yourself up with the skills employers are looking for with one of our computing and digital technologies personal learning accounts.

Construction (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. Get started today by applying for one of our Construction based Personal Learning Accounts.

Learners / CG Connect

Self-Service Password Reset

Users can securely self-reset and change their college login password. This means you no longer need to rely upon the ICT team to change it for you; you can do it yourself from anywhere and at any time via a secure Microsoft portal.

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.

Technology & ICT

Campus Closures

Every effort is made to bring you the latest information as soon as updates are available. So, please keep checking this page regularly and look out for any updates posted to our social media channels too.

Personal Learning Accounts (PLA)

Personal Learning Accounts are free courses that give you new skills and qualifications to help you get your career really moving.

Teaching and Education (Part Time)

Helping others to learn and achieve their potential can be hugely rewarding, providing you with a career where no two days are the same! You could choose to work with young children or with young adults on the brink of independence – the choice is yours!

Education (Full Time)

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

Welsh Language Standards

The Welsh Language Standards are a set of legally binding requirements that aim to improve the bilingual services that the people of Wales can expect to receive from the public sector.

Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA 2000) and the Environmental Information Regulation (EIR 2004) give members of the public the right to access information held by public bodies such as Coleg Gwent.

Terms, conditions and policies

Learning in the Community

We work with local authorities as part of the Gwent Adult Community Learning Partnership to offer the best choice of quality courses in your local community, and our community learning centres are a great place to meet with friends, make new ones, gain new skills and qualifications and build up your confidence.

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, Fitness and Health (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.

Independent Living Skills (Part Time)

There are a range of courses on offer which are suitable for students from a variety of educational backgrounds and abilities. We’ll help you learn to manage your own money, cook your own food, plan your own career and live an independent life in your community.

Health & Safety, Counselling and Care (Part Time)

Our part time health and safety, counselling and care courses cover a range of areas to equip you with the skills you need to succeed. AIM accredited counselling courses are available at levels 2, 3 and 4 as well as a variety of first aid training, plus courses for those wanting to make it in care.

Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy (Part Time)

If you’re interested in a career in the ever-growing hair and beauty sector, we can provide a huge choice of courses to get you the qualifications you need, from basic hairdressing skills through to modern complementary therapy knowledge.

Engineering (Part Time)

Hone your skills in state-of-the-art workshops with access to traditional hand and machine tools, as well as modern computer-controlled machinery and rapid prototyping.

Construction (Part Time)

There are options for DIY enthusiasts looking to improve their skill with courses such as Basic Household Maintenance and our incredibly popular Women in Construction. We also cater for construction industry professionals, whether you’re looking to gain safety qualifications for compliance reasons or upskill through a Civil Engineering course.

Computing & Digital Technology (Part Time)

Whether you’re looking to specialise in networking, cyber security or programming we can offer a part time course to help boost your knowledge and professional confidence.

Catering & Hospitality (Part Time)

Whatever your current level of catering qualification, we can offer a flexible way to learn and progress your career. Whether your speciality lies in the preparation of food or in the delivery of exceptional customer service, we can help you make it as an industry professional.

Art & Design, Media, Photography (Part Time)

Whether your interests lie in taking or editing photos, sewing and textiles or in performing arts we can offer a range of courses to allow to you indulge your passion and improve your ability.

Animal Care, Land Based & Equine (Part Time)

Based at our rural Usk campus, our animal care, equine and land-based courses provide plenty of choice for lovers of the outdoors.

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.

Accountancy, Business & Management (Part Time)

As an accredited centre for AAT, CIPD and ILM qualifications, you can be confident that you’re learning to industry standards and achieving a qualification that will be nationally recognised.

A Levels (Full Time)

With consistently high pass rates, you can study A Levels and AS Levels at Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone, Crosskeys campus and Torfaen Learning Zone - Apply now!

Pathway to Degree / University (Access to Higher Education – Full 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.

Sport, Fitness and Leisure (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.

Science (Full Time)

Robotics and artificial intelligence, biomedical science and forensic computing are just some of the exciting career and university opportunities open to students who study on our Applied Sciences courses.

Music, Drama & Dance (Full Time)

Wales is making a name for itself in the creative industries, one of the fastest growing sectors in the country, by producing high profile TV shows and home to well-known musicians and singers. Why not add to the star-studded line-up by studying with us today?

Independent Living Skills (Full Time)

These courses are suitable for students from a variety of educational backgrounds. Students cover a mixture of vocational and creative skills, as well as continuing to improve literacy, numeracy and other essential skills.

Health, Care & Early Years (Full Time)

Social worker, nurse, nutritionist, therapist, paramedic, radiographer…there are many career opportunities in the health & social care and childcare sectors, each of them rewarding in their own way.

Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy (Full Time)

Fancying being amongst the “happiest workers in the UK” according to many national polls? Then give yourself the skills, the experience and the drive to be a success in the varied and exciting world of hairdressing or beauty therapy.

Engineering (Full Time)

From mechanical and electronic to aeronautical and automotive courses - you can engineer your future with us at Coleg Gwent. Apply now!

Construction (Full Time)

If you’re a hands-on, practical and aspire for a career in bricklaying, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, plastering, painting and decorating or surveying, planning and design; our construction courses are made for you!

Catering & Hospitality (Full Time)

Passionate about food or organising big events? Get the cookery and event management skills you need with our catering and hospitality courses. Apply now!

Art & Design, Media, Photography (Full Time)

From illustration, fashion and textiles to photography, new media and games design; we have a great choice of creative and art courses for you. Apply now!

Land-based, Animal Care & Equine (Full Time)

Do you have a passion for animal care or the countryside? We have veterinary nursing, equine management and land-based courses to suit you. Apply now!

Accountancy & Business (Full Time)

Set your sights on working for a big firm, or even starting your own? Our business and AAT accounting courses can help you achieve your goals. Apply now!

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News, success stories and articles about life at Coleg Gwent

Apprenticeships Courses

You can study an apprenticeship in a huge range of sectors at Coleg Gwent. You can work towards gaining a nationally recognised qualification, develop professional skills and gain vital skills for life.

Find a course

From A levels and vocational learning to university level courses, we’ve hundreds to choose from – so you’re bound to find one that’s just right for you!

Sports Facilities

We’re big on sport at Coleg Gwent! Not only do we offer a range of sports courses, but all our campuses have access to excellent sporting facilities too, including sports halls, gyms, fitness suites and outdoor pitches.

Construction Centres

We have specialist workshops for each trade, equipped with industry standard tools and equipment, as well as a range of IT suites.

Small Animal Centre

Beautifully located in the Monmouthshire countryside, the animal care centre is home to over 200 animals including reptiles, mammals, birds and invertebrates.

Usk Farm

Coleg Gwent’s fully operational farm at the Usk campus is a 296-acre estate, home to a 200-strong dairy herd, 250 sheep and a range of other farm animals.

Morels Restaurant

Our showcase restaurant at our Crosskeys campus offers excellent service and exceptional value, along with delectable dishes and an extensive wine list, to create a charming dining experience, all served up by trainee chefs who are as passionate about food as you are.


Coleg Gwent has five libraries offering all the support, resources and opportunities you need to gain new skills and progress with your studies.

Welsh for Adults

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

Hair and Beauty Salons

Whether you need a tension-busting massage, want to recreate yourself with a restyle or simply be pampered with a choice of over 30 beauty treatments, our trainee stylists and beauty therapists at Blŵm Hair and Beauty will make you feel and look fantastic.

Equestrian Centre

Coleg Gwent’s Equestrian Centre at our Usk Campus regularly runs equine events and is also available for hire. Regular events include unaffiliated dressage and show jumping for all ages and abilities. Events take place throughout the year and are open to the public.

Automotive Technician Accreditation (ATA) Centre

The ATA Centre at our Newport campus has some of the best facilities anywhere in the country, including a body shop, prep room, spray booth and engineering workshops.

Adult Skills Centre

The facilities at Coleg Gwent’s Adult Skills Centre in Usk offer adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities everything they need to develop skills, socialise with others and fulfil their potential.


The governing body of Coleg Gwent is known as the Coleg Gwent Further Education Corporation. It is usually just referred to as ‘The Board’.

Quality Outcomes

Our official Estyn inspection reports and results reflect the dedication and talent of our valued students and staff.


We acknowledge our duties and responsibilities to safeguard and promote the welfare of learners. We have a statutory and moral duty to exercise the College’s functions whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults receiving education and training with us.

Why us

Why choose Coleg Gwent? Here are ten reasons why we’re right for you!

Performance Theatres

We have three state-of-the-art performance theatres at the Torfaen Learning Zone, Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone and Crosskeys Campus, regularly used for musical theatre, drama and dance as our performing arts students showcase their acting, singing, dancing, media, music and multimedia skills, using the latest lighting and sound technologies.

Higher Education Learning Support

Learning Support for Higher Education. We have plenty of support services on offer, whether you need assistance with proof reading your work, accessibility support or extra sessions to assist with assignments, we’re here to help!

Higher Education Courses

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!

Computing and Digital Technology (Full Time)

Our computing courses range from networking & cyber security, to robotics, AI, games design & creative digital technologies. Apply now!

Work for us – Jobs and Careers

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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Whether you require training for your staff, are looking to take on an apprentice or are looking for promising young individuals to fill a skills gap, Coleg Gwent is here to help.

Student Life

Our inspiring and enriching environment offers you a wide range of educational, social, cultural and sporting experiences to motivate, challenge and support you.

Our College

Choosing the right college is just as important as choosing the right course. After all, you want to be sure it’s somewhere you’ll enjoy spending the next few years while you’re studying, so here’s a little more about us.

Our Courses

Find a course made just for you… From A levels and vocational learning to university level courses, we’ve hundreds to choose from - so you’re bound to find one that’s just right for you!



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

About Us

Welcome to Coleg Gwent for Employers, a one stop destination for organisations in South East Wales. By working with us you can benefit from huge range of services whilst fulfilling your corporate social responsibility.

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.

Governance – Who we are

The governing body of Coleg Gwent is known as the Coleg Gwent Further Education Corporation. It is usually just referred to as ‘The Board’. The Board is made up of 22 Governors.

Guide to University Level Qualifications

Here’s a handy guide to help you understand the level of study for our coursesand to assist you in choosing the right qualification for you and your goals.

Professional Training

At Coleg Gwent we understand the importance of having a qualified and skilled workforce. Whether you need training to meet legal obligations or simply want to boost the competency and confidence of your staff, we can provide a course to suit you.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Students Union

Life at college often revolves around the Students’ Union – and at Coleg Gwent, you’ve got a multiple award-winning one! When you enrol at the college you automatically become a member of the National Union of Students (NUS) and can access the Students’ Union facilities and services.

Apprenticeships for Employers

Apprenticeships are great for your business. They help your employees gain valuable industry-recognised qualifications and practical skills, so they can improve performance and, best of all, if your business is in Wales, you can take advantage of the programme, free!

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!


At Coleg Gwent we have five vibrant and diverse campuses to choose from, so we’re confident you’ll find a location that’s right for you.

Transition Support (ALN)

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

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

Higher Education Financial Support

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


Accredited courses can be appealing to learners, employees and volunteers as they are often recognised by employers, colleges and universities, but if you’re put off by the paperwork or cost of the accreditation process, you can register your learners through Coleg Gwent at very competitive prices.

Information for Apprentices

Apprenticeships are for anyone aged 16 or over, who’s living in Wales and employed within an industry sector for at least 16 hours a week.

Partner Universities

We have strong partnerships with the University of South Wales, Aberystwyth University, the University of Worcester, Cardiff Metropolitan University and Pearson.

Employer Networks

Our Employer Networks are made up of local, regional and national employers. The main aim is to build partnerships with local and national businesses, external stakeholders and associations in a number of ways.

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!


At Coleg Gwent we offer a huge range of courses covering many different topics – so naturally, you’ll find an amazing array of facilities available to help give you the specialist skills you need.


We're proud to offer an award-winning teaching and learning experience for learners and staff at Coleg Gwent.

Parents and Carers (ALN)

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

Learning Support

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.

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Employer Partnerships

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

Contact Us

Contact us with any Apprenticeships enquiries.

Higher Education Support

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


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!

Core Values

Our values are extremely important to us. They outline what we stand for, how we behave and what’s important to us. As a student at Coleg Gwent, it’s important that you uphold these values too, while you’re here, and hopefully beyond your time with us.

Dragons Academy

The Dragons Rugby Academy allows budding professional players to develop the right physical, technical, tactical and psychological skills to become a future professional player. 

Trips and Visits

Here at Coleg Gwent, we offer a range of trips around the UK, giving students the opportunity to have fun while learning about particular subjects and areas of the country. Our educational trips are used to support all kinds of subjects and help to bring learning to life.

Performing Arts

Welcome to Coleg Gwent’s Theatre and Performing Arts department, where creativity and imagination know no bounds. If you have the talent, we can inspire and help you to pursue a career in the studio, on the stage or behind the scenes.

Sports Teams

At Coleg Gwent, we believe that sports are an essential part of a well-rounded education, and we’re committed to providing our students with the best possible sporting experience. Our campuses are home to a wide range of sports, including football, rugby and netball.

Overseas Programme

The overseas programme at Coleg Gwent is aimed at providing learners with opportunities and experiences for travelling and working overseas. The programme is designed to show learners that the skills they are learning in college are transferable anywhere in the world.

What the law says

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

Higher Education Support

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


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.


At Coleg Gwent, our core values promote respect and acceptance 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 for financial support depends on where you live, whether you’ve studied a HE course and received support before and the type of course you’re doing.

Fees & Financial Support

Fees and financial support information for Higher Education.


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.

Out of the classroom

The college offers a range of activities and initiatives that will ensure you make the most of your time here. As well as boosting your CV, these activities provide excellent opportunities to make new friends, learn new skills, help others, and improve your health and wellbeing.

Learner Voice

As a student, you’ll get the chance to have a say in assessing and shaping your experience while you’re at college. We believe it’s vitally important to listen to our learners – so much so, we’ve won various awards for it!


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.

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.

Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSAs)

If you have a disability, long-term health condition, mental health condition or specific learning difficulty you may qualify for financial support. Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs) are non means-tested grants to help towards the essential extra costs you may have as a direct result of your disability.

Ex Armed Forces

Under the Enhanced Learning Credits scheme, the ELCAS scheme is designed to assist MOD Service personnel with training that will enhance their current or future career.


We work with several local and national funding bodies and have a range of options available to help you achieve your goals. Our experienced advisors will support and guide you to the right one for your business.

Employability and Careers

CG Ambitions is a service that’s open to all learners who need support with progression. Whether you’re thinking about going to university, getting a job, taking on an apprenticeship or even starting your own business.

Learning in Welsh

The Welsh language and culture of Wales is very important to us as a college. We encourage all members of the college community, Welsh speaking or not, to understand the importance of the Welsh language as a personal, educational and employability skill for the future.

360° Virtual Tours

Take a look around our campuses and see the fantastic facilities for yourself with our 360 virtual tour of our campuses from the comfort of your own home!

Skills for Employment

The Skills for Employment qualification will assist you in developing core employability skills in areas that employers look for such as; money management, climate change, Welsh culture, work related modules including communication in the workplace and much more!

Advanced Skills Baccalaureate

The Advanced Skills Baccalaureate is delivered with your future in mind, providing you with opportunities to select your own areas of study whilst advancing your skills in planning and organisation; critical thinking and problem solving; creativity and innovation; and personal effectiveness (the ‘Integral Skills’).

Why study with us?

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

How to apply – Higher Education

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

Course levels

Here's a guide to help you choose the right level and show you the type of job it could lead to. How you will study and the duration of your course will depend on what you choose to study, to find out more head to our course information pages.

Skills Competitions

Take your skills up a level at Coleg Gwent – a WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence. You’ll have the opportunity to compete and represent your college, demonstrating your skills on a national stage.

Employers News

Employer related news on a range of topics such as local business partnerships, funding for training and apprenticeships.

Maths and English

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.

Skills Development

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

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) provides you with an opportunity to gain recognition for previous relevant academic achievements and allows credits to be transferred to the new course to avoid the duplication of previous learning.


FAQs for full time students.


Coleg Gwent doesn’t have its own hall of residence for Higher Education students but there are various private halls and lets available.


We're extremely proud that our Coleg Gwent alumni go on to achieve great things after studying here! After studying here, you become part of our community of Coleg Gwent alumni, and we'd love to hear about where life has taken you since studying at Coleg Gwent.

Prospectus download

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

HE Terms, conditions and policies

Coleg Gwent's Higher Education Policies, along with those of our partners.

Term Dates

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

Employers – Contact Us

Contact us with any Employers enquiries.

CG Support

Are you worried about your course? Do you need advice about finance? Are you finding it hard to adjust to college? You don’t need to struggle alone; the CG Support Team are here for you.

Higher Education – Contact Us

Contact us with any Higher Education enquiries.

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.