#NAW2021 – Apprenticeships: Get Qualified – Get Paid – Get A Career

If studying full time is not for you, then an apprenticeship with NPTC Group of Colleges could be exactly what you are looking for.

NPTC Group of Colleges has a very successful apprenticeship programme with some exceptional companies, such as DVLA; Welsh Rugby Union (WRU); Swansea City FC and both Powys Teaching Health Board and Swansea Bay University Health Boards.

It’s not just the partnerships that succeed but many of our apprentices compete in World Skills Competitions across all the sectors, most recently Curtis Rees, a welding apprentice from Resolven was the first student from NPTC Group of Colleges to win a highly coveted gold medal as he was crowned the best young welder in the UK at finals usually held at the NEC in Birmingham.

The National Finals were the culmination of six years of hard work and competition for Curtis. The prestigious competition saw more than 500 apprentices and students compete in over 70 disciplines to be crowned the best in the UK in a vocational pathway

An apprenticeship or work-based learning gives you the chance to gain valuable experience in a real job and get nationally recognised qualifications, all whilst earning a wage!

You can find a career in lots of areas including:

Accountancy, Agriculture, Agricultural Mechanics, Business Administration, Care/ Clinical healthcare, Construction, Childcare, Customer Service, Engineering Hospitality, Motor Vehicle, Body Shop Repair, Retail Management and Sport.


Its Apprenticeship Week!

Apprenticeship Week is an annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, and the value they bring to employers and learners across Wales. It aims to shine a light on the great work of apprentices, whilst highlighting the many benefits apprentices bring to their business.

NPTC Group of Colleges will be celebrating the week through our social channels but also hosting a virtual event this Thursday 11th February from 4 pm – 6 pm for anyone interested in finding out more about how apprenticeships work and how can they can be the key to your dream career!

Register your interest today, search NPTC Group Apprenticeships now!


Skills Academy Wales

Skills Academy Wales is a leading provider of Work-Based Learning in Wales. A consortium of 8 partners, including NPTC Group of Colleges, Skills Academy Wales offers high-quality learning and a flexible provision to match the individual skills needs of young people, the unemployed and existing employees. Building strong and effective partnerships with employers allows Skills Academy Wales to support the development of business solutions.

Throughout Apprenticeship Week 2021 we will be shining a light on the other partners within Skills Academy Wales to showcase the variety of careers and apprenticeships on offer throughout Wales.