NPTC Group of Colleges has a designated ‘Student Zone’ where all students can receive help, advice and guidance. The Student Zone can offer many different kinds of support to students, including study support, financial help and counselling.



Advice and Guidance

If students need extra help and guidance or have concerns that are troubling them, the Student Support Team are there to help and support. We have a professional and friendly team who are able to offer advice. We work closely with agencies and charities that also offer support to our students.

Support for Additional Learning Needs (ALN)

Here at NPTC Group of Colleges we are committed to supporting students with disabilities, and additional learning needs (ALN). Our team of experienced staff will work with you to make sure you get the help you need at college.

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Click here to download our Supporting Additional Learning Needs Handbook

Student Peer Mentoring Service

Student Peer mentoring is a form of mentorship that takes place between a person who has usually lived through a specific experience and a person who is new to that experience.

Student Peer Mentors are volunteers from all areas of study who have received specialised training
to support young people.

Find out more here

Apply here

Careers Advice

Careers Wales Advisers are available to help you with your plans. You can contact them on 0800 028 4844. They will also be present at the College during the enrolment period.

You can also access a handy guide to their services by clicking on the link below.

Careers Wales and Your College

It is always advisable to find out as much as you can about the courses beforehand by talking to staff or visiting the College on Open Days to ensure that the course suits you and your aspirations.


Our Student Zone staff support students who may be at risk of becoming NEET (not in employment, education or training).  Staff work with students who may have low attendance or personal issues that are affecting their studies. The Wellbeing team has close relationships with local agencies in the area so that they can support students in the best way possible.

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College Counselling Service

The College has a professional Counselling Service. Three Counsellors are available to provide support for students across all campuses. Access to the service is via a referral process, students can self-refer or be referred by others on their behalf, however, the student must agree to this. Counselling is provided on a six-session model and the team link closely with specialist external partners when required.

The team can offer sessions via Microsoft Teams, phone or email.  Face-to-face sessions are also available on most campuses.

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Click here to apply

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The College Counselling Service is here for any students who need it. They have created this blog to add additional support for those who may need it.

College Counselling Service Blog

Supported Learners

The College has a Designated Person who provides support to young people in care, care leavers, carers, young adult carers, veterans and children of serving families.

Please contact Mandy Mellor on email

Supported Learners Handbook