Whether you’re looking for a new hobby, gain skills to progress at work or simply need qualifications to start a new career, you’ll find a wide range of short, part-time and professional courses at NPTC Group of Colleges.

Part-time learning can enhance your current job prospects or kick-start a brand new career in many sectors, especially those with skills shortages. You’ll be able to gain new skills and qualifications that local employers need to help you progress or to change careers altogether.

Our courses run throughout the year, are flexible and offer small class sizes offering one-to-one support.

We have funding available and many courses are free, depending on your circumstances and eligibility*.

Personal Learning Accounts

A Personal Learning Account (PLA) is a programme launched by the Welsh Government to access flexible part-time courses with the aim of obtaining the skills and qualifications you would need to change careers or to upskill within your current area of employment to access a wider range of job opportunities and/or gain employment at a higher level.

Click here to find out if you qualify

Applications are open – visit a course page to begin.

Click the buttons below to browse our course brochures or use the search function at the bottom of the page to find your course.

Open Evenings

If you need more information or advice, you can also join us at one of our upcoming Open Evenings.

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* 1. Applicable course fees will be free.

2. A consultation may be held to determine eligibility and funding streams available, where necessary.

3. Additional course fees such as materials, membership and exam fees. may apply.

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment (Civil Engineering) (Part-time) - Further Education
Business Management – BA (Hons) Top-up Degree (Part-Time) - Higher Education & Degrees
Business Management – HND (Part-Time: Evening) - Higher Education & Degrees
C&G Level 3 in Patisserie & Confectionary Skills (Part-Time) - Further Education
CACHE Level 3 Support Teaching & Learning in Schools (Part-Time: Day) - Further Education
CACHE Level 3 Support Teaching & Learning in Schools (Part-Time: Evening) - Further Education
Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting L2 Award (Part-Time) - Further Education
Childrens Care, Learning and Development CG L3 Diploma (Part-Time) - Further Education
City & Guilds 2382-18 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations BS7671 (Part Time) - Further Education
City & Guilds 2391-52 Level 3 Inspection, Testing & Certification Of Electrical Installations (Part-Time) - Further Education
City & Guilds Level 4 Diploma in Non-Domestic Energy Assessment (NDEA) – Online Delivery (Part-Time) - Further Education
City & Guilds Safe Use of Vet Medicines Certificate (Part-Time) - Further Education
City and Guilds Level 2 Introduction to Trainer Skills (7300) (Part-Time) - Further Education
City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training (6502) (Part-Time) - Further Education
Cold Water Regulations (BPEC) (Part Time) - Further Education
Computing – HNC (Part-Time) - Higher Education & Degrees
Construction & the Built Environment – HNC (Part-Time) - Higher Education & Degrees
Construction and the Built Environment: Construction Management – HND (Part-Time) - Higher Education & Degrees
Creating an Internet of Things (IoT) Solution (Part-Time) - Further Education
Creative Writing Short Course Level 2 (Part-Time) - Further Education