NPTC Group Full-time Courses https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/ Keep up to date with NPTC Group Full-time Courses Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:41:58 +0100 NPTC Group Full-time Courses https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/nptc-logo/nptc-logo.gif https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/ Level 2 Apprenticeship in Agriculture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90303&source=rss Level 2 Apprenticeship in Agriculture

Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering

The course offers a broad based introduction to those with an interest in Agriculture and who wish to gain a good basic grounding in the local industry before progressing to higher level study. Learners will study a range of modules in Livestock Production, Grassland and Crop Production and Machinery Maintenance and Operation. Learners will achieve the City and Guilds Level 2 Workbased Diploma in Agriculture, the City and Guilds Level 2 College Diploma in Agriculture and Essential Skills Wales at Levels 1 or 2 in ICT, Communications and Application of Number.

Learners will also have the opportunity to achieve a range of industry Certificates of Competence.
 

Entry Requirements

The course is available to anyone with an interest in Agriculture and is dependent on a successful interview. It is advisable to have at least grades D in GCSE Maths and English / Welsh.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown (Fronlas Farm)

Course Length

2 years of 2 days per week plus work placement

Course Time

Days

Additional Notes

Contact Details

Martin Watkin 01686 614572 martin.watkin@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering Access to Health Care https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=177&source=rss Access to Health Care

Access to Higher Education

This programme of study is designed for adults with few or no qualifications as a gateway to careers in health care. It can also lead to university entry. Students may study the course over two years during the day or evening. Times are approximate and subject to change.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required to enrol on the course, only a commitment to study and motivation to succeed.

Study Mode

Full-time/Part-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

2 year

Course Time

Days Evenings

Assessment

Assessment will be done using a range of assessment strategies including presentations, reports, essays and in-class tests.

Contact Details

Allison Jones allison.jones2@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Access to Higher EducationHealth, Social & Childcare Access to Humanities https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90628&source=rss Access to Humanities

Access to Higher Education

This course is designed for adults with few or no qualifications as a gateway to higher education. Successful completion of the course allows entry onto a wide range of degree programmes including Law, History, English, Psychology, Criminology, Counselling and Teacher training*.

The course is daytime only, and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. It is an intensive course with a demanding workload. Subjects on the course include Law, History, English and key skills. The course is subject to viable numbers.

*If you wish to apply for Teacher training, you must have GCSEs in English, Maths and Science at grade B or above before applying for the Access course.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required to enrol on the course, only a commitment to study and motivation to succeed.

*Students who wish to apply for teaching must have achieved GCSE’s at grade C or above in English, Maths and Science
(some universities ask for grade B) before applying for Access courses.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time/Part-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Neath / Newtown

Course Length

Students may study the course over one or two years during the day or evening.

Course Time

Days

Assessment

Assessment will be done using a range of assessment strategies including presentations, reports, essays and inclass tests.

Contact Details

Mandy Durnell (Neath)01639 648033 mandy.durnell@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Steve Cass (Brecon Beacons, Newtown)0845 4086223steve.cass@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Access to Higher EducationSocial Studies & Languages AS Level Business together with Edexcel Extended Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Level 3 https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91136&source=rss AS Level Business together with Edexcel Extended Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Level 3

AS/A Level

A Level Business is for those students who wish to cover the wide range of business subjects via a traditional A Level and examination basis.  The Extended Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship is for those students who want to explore the interesting world of entrepreneurship and combine examined work with course work.

AS Business

Two exams at the end of the AS year.

  • Business Opportunities
  • Business Functions

Extended Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Level 3

4 Units, 2 of which are examined and 2 are assignment based.

  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurs
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Social Enterprise

Entry Requirements

6 GCSE passes at grade C or above including Maths and English Language.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Days

Assessment

• Pens, paper, files, memory sticks and printing: approx. £40.00 per year.
• Recommended books: £20.00 approx.

Contact Details

Katthryn Smith01639 648322 Katthryn.smith@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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A Levels AS Level Business with Enterprise and Entrepreneurship https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91135&source=rss AS Level Business with Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

A Level Business is for those students who wish to cover the wide range of business subjects via a traditional A Level and examination basis. The Extended Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship is for those students who want to explore the interesting world of entrepreneurship and combine examined work with course work.

AS Business

Two exams at the end of the AS year.

  • Business Opportunities
  • Business Functions

Extended Certificate in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Level 3

4 Units, 2 of which are examined and 2 are assignment based.

  • Developing a Marketing Campaign
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurs
  • Personal and Business Finance
  • Social Enterprise

Entry Requirements

6 GCSE passes at grade C or above including Maths and English Language.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Exam Board

Edexcel

Additional Notes

• Pens, paper, files, memory sticks and printing: approx. £40.00 per year. • Recommended books: £20.00 approx

Contact Details

Kathryn Smith01639 648322 Kathryn.Smith@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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A LevelsA Levels BA (Hons) Business Management & IT https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90026&source=rss BA (Hons) Business Management & IT

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme is for students that want to learn how to use up-to-date information technology and contemporary management practices associated with managing people and projects.

Modules in year one include: Business: Past, Present and Future, Business Communication Skills for Marketing, Economics, Professional Development in Computing: Information Engineering, Web Technologies and Computer Systems.

In year two: Business Law, Engaging and Leading people, Advertising and Branding, Responsible Computing, Group Project Design, Human Computer relationship. In year three: Strategic Thinking, Strategic Marketing, IT Project Management, 21st Century Computing and Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

240 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications. GCSEs at Grade C or above in English or Welsh First Language and Mathematics, or key/essential skills in communication and application of number at level 2.

UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables

The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

3 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

Glyndwr University

Assessment

You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress, and normally sit exams at the end of each academic year.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £8000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: N122

Contact Details

Robin Flower01686 614453 robin.flower@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BA (Hons) Business Management and IT https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91151&source=rss BA (Hons) Business Management and IT

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme is for students that want to learn how to use up-to-date information technology and contemporary management practices associated with managing people and projects.

Modules in year one include: Business: Past, Present and Future, Business Communication Skills for Marketing, Economics, Professional Development in Computing: Information Engineering, Web Technologies and Computer Systems.

In year two: Business Law, Engaging and Leading people, Advertising and Branding, Responsible Computing, Group Project Design, Human Computer relationship.

In year three: Strategic Thinking, Strategic Marketing, IT Project Management, 21st Century Computing and Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 3 A Levels at C grade or MMM profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

3 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Glynd?r University.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures. In year 3 a major project is required. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress, and normally sit exams at the end of each academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: N122

3 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Rob Flower01686 614453 robin.flower@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BA (Hons) Business Studies - Top up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91152&source=rss BA (Hons) Business Studies - Top up Degree

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme builds upon the business awareness acquired at levels 4 and 5 to further develop skills, attitudes and behaviours required in a modern business environment.

Modules include Business Strategy, International Business, Business Communications, Ethics and Sustainability: Theory and Practice, Accounting Theory and Practice and Business Research Project.

This programme can be studied full-time or part-time.

Entry Requirements

Entry onto top up courses is through the successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Business Studies.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by the University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will usually include lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. You will usually have to complete presentations, written assignments and classroom tests as you progress through the programme. One module requires an exam.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: N100

1 year FT, 2 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Sarah Saunders01639 648331 Sarah.Saunders@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Chris Jones01639 648331Chris.Jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BA (Hons) English & History https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90058&source=rss BA (Hons) English & History

Social Studies & Languages

This programme allows students to divide their time equally between English and History subjects. Typical modules include: Crime and Popular Culture in 19th Century Britain, America: Colonies to Cowboys, Victorian Writing, Post-war British Writing, Critical Theory, Romantic and Gothic Writing and Life and death in the Tudor World. The dissertation module in the third year will allow students to choose their own topic for in-depth research in either English or History.
 
The flexibility of the programme allows prospective students to continue with their employment whilst also ensuring that any family commitments can be met with little disruption.

Entry Requirements

240 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications.

UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables

The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

3 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Partnership

Glyndŵr University

Assessment

You will usually have to complete presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme. One module requires an in-class test and there are some modules that require exams.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £8000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: QV31

Contact Details

Mike Lloyd0845 4086 470 michael.lloyd@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Social Studies & LanguagesSocial Studies & Languages BA (Hons) English & History https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91153&source=rss BA (Hons) English & History

Social Studies & Languages

This programme allows students to divide their time equally between English and History subjects. Typical modules include: Crime and Popular Culture in 19th Century Britain, America: Colonies to Cowboys, Victorian Writing, Post-war British Writing, Critical Theory, Romantic and Gothic Writing and Life and death in the Tudor World. The dissertation module in the third year will allow students to choose their own topic for in-depth research in either English or History.

The flexibility of the programme allows prospective students to continue with their employment whilst also ensuring that any family commitments can be met with little disruption.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 3 A Levels at C grade or MMM profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

3 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Glynd?r University.

Assessment

The programme will usually include lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions.You will usually have to complete presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme. One module requires an in-class test and there are some modules that require exams.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme.

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: QV31

3 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Michael Lloyd01686 614470 Michael.lloyd@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Social Studies & LanguagesSocial Studies & Languages BA (Hons) Hotel & Catering Management: Top-Up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65882&source=rss BA (Hons) Hotel & Catering Management: Top-Up Degree

Catering & Hospitality

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of hospitality, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insights to develop an understanding of managing hospitality organisations more effectively.

Modules include Principles of Gastronomy, Organisational Consultancy, Developing Niche Markets, On Licensed Premises Management, Strategic Food and Beverage Management and Contemporary Themes in Tourism, Hospitality and Events. 

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Hotel and Catering Management.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.  

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

3 or 4 years/1 day per week

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: N801

Contact Details

Naomi Hillen01639 648344 naomi.hillen@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery BA (Hons) Hotel and Catering Management https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91188&source=rss BA (Hons) Hotel and Catering Management

Catering & Hospitality

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of hospitality, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing hospitality and catering organisations more effectively.

Modules include Hospitality and Guest Services, Marketing Essentials, Accounting Fundamentals, Managing Festivals, Conventions and Events, Applied Personal and Professional Development, Management and Organisational Behaviour, Rooms Division Management and Introduction to Hospitality Tourism and Events. In year 3 you will study Principles of Gastronomy, Organisational Consultancy, Developing Niche Markets, On Licensed Premises Management, Strategic Food and Beverage Management and Contemporary Themes in Tourism, Hospitality and Events.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Level at C grade, 2 A levels at E grade or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

3 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, fieldwork, practical and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written examinations as you progress through the programme.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: N801

3 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Naomi Hillen01639 648344 naomi.hillen@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery BA (Hons) Hotel and Catering Management - Top up degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91154&source=rss BA (Hons) Hotel and Catering Management - Top up degree

Catering & Hospitality

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of hospitality, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing hospitality organisations more effectively.

Modules include Principles of Gastronomy, Organisational Consultancy, Developing Niche Markets, On Licensed Premises Management, Strategic Food and Beverage Management and Contemporary Themes in Tourism, Hospitality and Events.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Hotel and Catering Management.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will usually include lectures and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: N801

1 year FT, HE

Contact Details

Naomi Hillen01639 648344 naomi.hillen@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery BA (Hons) in Business Studies: Top-Up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=142&source=rss BA (Hons) in Business Studies: Top-Up Degree

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme builds upon the business awareness acquired at levels 4 and 5 to further develop skills, attitudes and behaviours required in a modern business environment.

Modules include Business Strategy, International Business, Business Communications, Ethics and Sustainability: Theory and Practice, Accounting Theory and Practice and Business Research Project.

This programme can be studied full-time or part-time.

Entry Requirements

Entry onto top up courses is through the successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Business Studies with a pass profile.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time/Part-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days Evenings

Partnership

University of South Wales

Assessment

You will usually have to complete presentations, written assignments and classroom tests as you progress through the programme. One module requires an exam.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry for the full-time programme was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS CODE: N100

Contact Details

Chris Jones01639 648331 chris.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Sarah Saunders01639 648331sarah.saunders@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BA (Hons) International Tourism & Events Management: Top-Up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65871&source=rss BA (Hons) International Tourism & Events Management: Top-Up Degree

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of tourism, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insights to develop an understanding of managing hospitality organisations more effectively.

Modules include Principles of Gastronomy, Organisational Consultancy, Developing Niche Markets, On Licensed Premises Management, Strategic Food and Beverage Management and Contemporary Themes in Tourism, Hospitality and Events.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in International Tourism and Event Management.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time/Part-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year full-time or 2 years part time

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and coursework as you progress, and one module requires an exam at the end of the academic year.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. This programme usually benefits from international study visits. These incur an additional cost. This has been between £300-600 for previous visits. UCAS Code: 098N

Contact Details

Janet Beale01639 648086 janet.beale@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BA (Hons) International Tourism and Events Management https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91189&source=rss BA (Hons) International Tourism and Events Management

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of tourism, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing tourism and events organisations more effectively.

Modules in year one include: Applied Personal and Professional Development, Hospitality and Guest Services, Marketing Essentials, Management and Organisational Behaviour, Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism and Events and Operations Management for Leisure, Events, Tourism and Sport. Modules in year two include: Managing Festivals, Conventions and Events, Sustainable Tourism, Culture, Heritage and Arts Management, International Travel Operations, Urban Tourism and Personnel Resourcing and Development.

Year 3 modules include Organisational Consultancy, Developing Niche Markets, Contemporary Themes in Tourism, Hospitality and Events, Impacts and development of Festivals and Events, Global Tourism and Destination Management and Thana Tourism.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Level at C grade or 2 A Levels at E grade or above,or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

3 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, fieldwork, practical and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and coursework as you progress, and normally sit exams at the end of each academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

International visit usually £300-600 and event resources usually around £20.

UCAS CODE: L4T2

3 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Janet Beale01639 648086 janet.beale@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BA (Hons) International Tourism and Events Management - Top up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91155&source=rss BA (Hons) International Tourism and Events Management - Top up Degree

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of tourism, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing tourism and event organisations more effectively.

Modules include Organisational Consultancy, Developing Niche Markets, Contemporary Themes in Tourism, Hospitality and Events, Impacts and development of Festivals and Events, Global Tourism and Destination Management and Thana Tourism.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in International Tourism and Event Management.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will usually include lectures and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and coursework as you progress, and one module requires an exam at the end of the academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

International visit usually £300-600 and event resources usually around £20.

UCAS CODE: L4T2

1 year FT, HE 2 years PT

Contact Details

Janet Beale01639 648086 janet.beale@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality Biology https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=3&source=rss Biology

AS/A Level

Biology is an extremely interesting subject at Advanced level. Many of the topics are very relevant to everyday life. While learning the main principles and concepts of Biology, you will also be developing many important and transferable skills.

The A level course provides a good foundation for further study of Biology or related subjects - including Medicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Environmental Conservation, Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry - in higher education.

The transferable skills developed are valuable in various higher education courses and/or employment in many fields. What is the structure of the course? There are two units in the first (AS) year of the course and three units in the second (A2) year. Not all students choose to continue to the second year of the course as the AS (Advanced Subsidiary) course is itself a recognised qualification.

AS Unit 1
Basic Biochemistry and Cell Organisation

This unit is assessed by a 1 hour 30 minutes written examination comprising a range of short and longer structured questions, some in a practical context and one essay.

Main topics include:

• Biological compounds

• Cell structure and organisation

• Cell membranes and transport

• Biological reactions are regulated by enzymes

• Nucleic acids and their function

• Genetic information is copied and passed on to daughter cells

AS Unit 2
Biodiversity and Physiology of
Body Systems

This unit is assessed in the same way as unit 1.
Main topics include:

• All organisms are linked through theirevolutionary history

• Adaptations for gas exchange

• Adaptions for transport

• Adaptations for nutrition.

A2 Unit 3
Energy, Homeostasis and
the Environment

This unit is assessed by a 2 hour written examination comprising a range of short and longer structured questions, some in a practical context and one essay.
Main topics include:

• Importance of ATP

• Photosynthesis uses light energy to synthesise organic molecules

• Respiration releases chemical energy in biological processes

• Microbiology

• Population size and ecosystems

• Human impact on the environment

• Homeostasis and the kidney

• The nervous system.

A2 Unit 4
Variation, Inheritance and Options

This unit is assessed in the same way as Unit 3.
Main topics include:

• Sexual reproduction in humans

• Sexual reproduction in plants

• Inheritance

• Variation and evolution

• Applications of reproduction and genetics.

A2 Unit 5
Practical Examination

This unit comprises two tasks.

• Experimental task: 2 hours

• Practical analysis task: 1 hour written paper

Entry Requirements

• Minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C or above including English

• Grade B or above in Maths (higher tier) is essential

• Grade B or above in Additional Science and Core Science (Higher Tier) or separate sciences is essential.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

WJEC

Additional Notes

Course Code QSP1001/QSP1002

Contact Details

Diana Wassell01639 648453 diana.wassell@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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A LevelsA Levels BSc (Hons) Care Studies - Top up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91156&source=rss BSc (Hons) Care Studies - Top up Degree

Care Studies

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to Health and Social Care. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing health and social care organisations more effectively.

Modules include Research Approaches in Social and Child Care, Inter-professional Working, Welsh Context of Social Care, Public Health and Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Care Studies.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will usually include lectures and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete written assignments as you progress through the academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

An additional cost for this programme is a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will need to complete a DBS application form and provide documents to prove your identity. Payment is required at or before enrolment.

UCAS CODE: L512

1 year FT, HE

Contact Details

Clair Rees01639 648216 clair.rees@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Care StudiesSocial Studies & Languages BSc (Hons) Care Studies: Top-Up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65833&source=rss BSc (Hons) Care Studies: Top-Up Degree

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to Health and Social Care. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insights to develop an understanding of managing health and social care organisations more effectively.

Modules include Research Approaches in Social and Child Care, Inter-professional Working, Welsh Context of Social Care and Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Care Studies.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year full-time - ONE day per week

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will usually have to complete written assignments as you progress through the academic year.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: L512

Contact Details

Mary Golding Lloyd01639 648216 mary.goldinglloyd@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare BSc (Hons) Childhood Studies Top up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91157&source=rss BSc (Hons) Childhood Studies Top up Degree

Childhood Studies

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to working with children. This includes nurses, health visitors, early years educators, nursery workers in the public and independent sectors, social workers and people working in the youth justice and law enforcement sectors.

Modules include: the Growing Child, the Learning Child, the Child in Contemporary Society and a Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Entry onto top up courses is through the successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Childhood Studies with a pass profile.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, seminars, fieldwork, workshop and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete written assignments and practical assessments as you progress through the academic year. A dissertation is required.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

An additional cost for this programme is a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will need to complete a DBS application form and provide documents to prove your identity. Payment is required at or before enrolment.

UCAS CODE: L522

1 year FT, HE

Contact Details

Rebecca James01639 648361 rebecca.james@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Childhood StudiesHealth, Social & Childcare BSc (Hons) Childhood Studies: Top-Up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=162&source=rss BSc (Hons) Childhood Studies: Top-Up Degree

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to working with children. This includes nurses, health visitors, early years educators, nursery workers in the public and independent sectors, social workers and people working in the youth justice and law enforcement sectors.

Modules include: the Growing Child, the Learning Child, the Child in Contemporary Society and a Dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Entry onto top up courses is through the successful completion of the HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in Business Studies with a pass profile.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year full-time - ONE day per week

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of South Wales

Assessment

You will usually have to complete written assignments and practical assessments as you progress through the academic year. A dissertation is required.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: L522

Contact Details

Colin Griffiths01639 648216 colin.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Childhood StudiesHealth, Social & Childcare BSc (Hons) Computer & Information Systems - Top up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91158&source=rss BSc (Hons) Computer & Information Systems - Top up Degree

Computing & IT

This programme will suit students interested in computing, information systems, and e-commerce. The programme builds upon the HND in Computing or a relevant Level 5 qualification. Computers are fundamental to many industries and you will develop skills in many fields.

Modules include: Business Intelligence and Data Mining.

Usability Engineering, Geographical Information Systems, Information Systems Strategy and Research, Development Methods and Major Project.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND Computing and Systems Development or a similar HND or Foundation Degree (FD) in a computer related discipline.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, practical workshop and tutorial sessions. You will have to complete written assignments as you progress through the programme. Two modules have an exam and a research project is required.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: G500

1 year FT, HE

Contact Details

John Williams01639 648073 john.williams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Computing & ITComputing & IT BSc (Hons) Computing & Information Systems: Top-Up Degree https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65898&source=rss BSc (Hons) Computing & Information Systems: Top-Up Degree

Computing & IT

This programme will suit students interested in computing, information systems, and e-commerce. The programme builds upon the HND in Computing or a relevant Level 5 qualification. Computers are fundamental to many industries and you will develop skills in many fields.

Modules include: Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Usability Engineering, Geographical Information Systems, Information Systems Strategy and Research and Development Methods. 

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the HND Computing and Systems Development or a similar HND / Foundation Degree (FD) in a computer related discipline.

If you hold a HND or FD in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.  

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

One year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will have to complete written assignments as you progress through the programme. Two modules have an exam and a research project is required.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: G500

Contact Details

John Williams01639 648441 john.williams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Computing & ITComputing & IT BSc (Hons) Construction Management https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91183&source=rss BSc (Hons) Construction Management

Construction & Built Environment

This programme prepares learners for the management of construction projects of all sizes. It readies you to take on responsibilities of client management to satisfy employers that projects are completed to schedule and to the specified standard and budget.

Modules include: Construction technology, development management, planning and building control, construction and site management, construction materials, renewable energy, inter-professional studies, project management, health and safety management and a dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Entry is directly into Level 5 for applicants with a HNC in Construction and Built Environment or equivalent qualifications with an acceptable unit combination.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Glynd?r University.

Assessment

This programme will include lectures and practical workshop sessions. You will usually have to complete coursework and phase tests as you progress and normally sit exams at the end of the academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

A scientific calculator and scale rule are required.

UCAS CODE: 3K46

2 years FT, 3 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Deborah Hughes01639 648443 deborah.hughes@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Creative Media Digital Production https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90313&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Creative Media Digital Production

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

If you like the idea of being inventive with cameras, exploring digital graphics and exploring the media TV and film industry then this is the course for you. You will develop your skills in a number of practical and theoretical ways by producing media products and exploring the media industry through research tasks. You will be asked to do creative things and we actively encourage you to try new and exciting approaches to making media products.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grades E and above or a related level 1 or 2 qualification (this may include a BTEC Foundation Certificate).

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Assessment

Through the completion of projects and assignments that are based on realistic current creative media workplace scenarios.

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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 1 Business with Travel https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91064&source=rss BTEC Level 1 Business with Travel

Business, Tourism & Management

This qualification is for those learners who wish to gain a knowledge and career in business and tourism.

It is accessible for all learners.
 

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Assessment

The course is assessed through a combination of practical observations, assignments, verbal presentations, written reports and project work.

Contact Details

Julie Flynn (Neath)01639 648331 julie.flynn@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BTEC Level 1 Diploma Creative Arts with Certificate in Work Skills https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=82&source=rss BTEC Level 1 Diploma Creative Arts with Certificate in Work Skills

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This new course provides learners who possess an interest in the Creative Arts with an opportunity to sample a range of subjects across Art and Design, Media and Performing Arts. This course has a practical focus, allowing learners to experience each subject through a hands-on approach. You will also have the opportunity to gain the Welsh Baccalaureate Level 1 Diploma qualification.

Entry Requirements

No specific entry requirements other than a good standard of general education. Selection is by informal interview to assess the learner's ability to complete the course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Judith Thatcher judith.thatcher@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 1 in Information Technology https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=67&source=rss BTEC Level 1 in Information Technology

Computing & IT

The Level 1 in IT enables learners to develop their understanding and practical skills through looking at how ICT is used in industry and commerce using a range of software applications, and through looking at jobs that involve working with ICT.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of two GCSE's at E& F grades and successful interview.

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PSM079

Contact Details

Neath: Jackie Rodde01639 648439 jackie.rodde@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Brecon: Helen Griffiths0845 4086 474helen.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Newtown: Malcolm Bird 0845 4086 228Malcolm.bird@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Computing & ITComputing & IT BTEC Level 1 in Sport and Active Leisure https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65797&source=rss BTEC Level 1 in Sport and Active Leisure

Sport & Public Services

The course is designed to prepare you for employment in the Sport & leisure Industry or for students wishing to prgress onto the Level 2 Sport & Public Services courses.  The module includes:

 

Working in the Sport/Leisure Industry

Taking Part in Exercise and Fitness,

Planning Own Fitness Programme.

 

Students also follow foundation level Welsh Baccalaureate.

Entry Requirements

You will need to attend an interview to show your enthusiasm and commitment to the programme. In addition to this, you will be required to undertake a medical and physical assessment to check your fitness for this programme.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Llandarcy

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Paul Williams01639 648722 paul.williams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art & Design https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90310&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art & Design

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This programme includes the BTEC First Diploma in Art and Design with Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification (Intermediate). Learners will gain experience and skills in an exciting variety of creative areas such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, photography, graphics and 3D design crafts, and will study the work of artists, craftspeople and designers. Projects have real workplace scenarios and learners will study career and progression opportunities whilst improving their employability skills.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are considered individually to ensure that they have the potential to achieve the qualification. Two GCSEs (grade D or above) are desirable, along with a portfolio of creative work.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 0902A02B

Contact Details

Carys JonesCarys Jones carys.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 2 Combined Sport & Public Services https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90341&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Combined Sport & Public Services

Sport & Public Services

This sport and public services course is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing both practical and written assessments alongside completing projects that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands of both the sports industry and the Public Services. You will look at different aspects of both sectors and the course provides you with a good basis to go onto a more advanced work-related qualification.

Entry Requirements

Either 4 GCSE's at grades D-G or above (2 of which must be at grade D or above) or other related Level 1 or 2 qualifications.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Days

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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 2 Diploma / Extended Certificate in Public Services https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=138&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Diploma / Extended Certificate in Public Services

Sport & Public Services

You must be active, well-motivated and have a keen interest in a career in the Public Services. The course includes a high level of practical work including leadership tasks, outdoor activities and expedition training. In addition, visiting speakers from the uniformed services provide an insight to their work. Also, organised visits are carried out to various uniformed services establishments.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at Grade C or equivalent plus the willingness to take part in physical activities.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Llandarcy / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Simon Adams01639 648722 simon.adams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Sally Maclean01639 648722sally.maclean@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 2 Diploma / Extended Certificate in Sport https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=136&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Diploma / Extended Certificate in Sport

Sport & Public Services

The course give learners the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of, and  develop skills inthe sport sectorts.  This is achieved by studying modules such as fitness testing and training, practical sport, anatomy and physiology for sport, psychology for sport, sports development, technical and tactical awareness and lifestyle and the sports performer.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs Grade C or above.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Llandarcy / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Stephen Maddock 01639 648722 stephen.maddock@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business plus Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=54&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business plus Welsh Baccalaureate

Business, Tourism & Management

The Level 2 qualification is designed to provide specialist work-related qualifications. They give students the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The qualifications also provide career development opportunities for those already in work. Consequently, they provide a course of study for full-time or part-time students in schools, colleges and training centres.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at C or above or Level 1 Entry qualification plus an interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Julie Flynn 01639 648331 julie.flynn@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art & Design https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90020&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art & Design

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Art and Design provides learners who possess an interest in art and design with the opportunity to sample a broad range of art and design-related subjects and gain qualifications to prepare them for a higher level course. The First Diploma is equivalent to 4 GCSEs. The Welsh Baccalaureate Level 2 Diploma forms a core part of this qualification.
 

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at Grade C or above or a Level 1 qualification and interview.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHC030

Contact Details

Wendy Batey 01639 648524 wendy.batey@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90387&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care

Health, Social & Child Care

What does the qualification cover?

This health and social care qualification is designed as an introductory level 2 course for learners wanting to study in the context of a vocational sector in Health and Social Care or Childcare. The knowledge, understanding and skills learnt in studying will aid progression to further study and prepare learners to enter the workplace in due course.

Who is it suitable for?

These qualifications are intended primarily for learners in the 14-19 age group, but may be also used by other learners who wish to gain an introductory understanding of the health and social care or childcare vocational area. When taken as part of a balanced curriculum, there is clear progression to a level 3 course or an apprenticeship.


 

Entry Requirements

Learners will need 4 GCSE's D-G. Acceptance onto the programme is by satisfactory interview and reference and the outcome of initial guidance.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Assessment

The extended certificate in HSC part of the programme includes 2 externally assessed units to introduce externality into the vocational programme of study. This will assist learners as they progress either into higher levels of vocational learning or to related academic qualifications. The assessment approach for the internally assessed units in the qualification structure enables learners to receive feedback on their progress throughout the course as they provide evidence towards meeting unit assessment criteria.

Contact Details

Sarah Samuels0845 4086 505 sarah.samuels@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information & Creative Technology https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=69&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information & Creative Technology

Computing & IT

This is a practical, work related qualification. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. It will appeal to students who wish to develop their ICT skills and it will provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment in the IT industry.

Typical Units

Unit 1 The Online World (Externally Assessed)
Unit 2 Technology Systems (Externally Assessed)
Unit 3 A Digital Portfolio
Unit 6 Creating Digital Graphics
Unit 9 Spreadsheet Development
Unit 12 Software Development
Unit 13 Website Development
Unit 14 Installing & Maintaining Computer Hardware
Unit 17 Multimedia Product Development (Mandatory)
Unit 18 Computational Thinking (Mandatory)
Unit 19 Computing in the Workplace

Additional Quals

Level 2 Diploma in Work Skills / ESW / GCSE Maths & English
 

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) or a Level 1 Diploma in ICT plus a successful interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Neath / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PSM078

Contact Details

Neath: Sue Kerslake/ Andrew Green01639 648441/ 01639 648439 sue.kerslake@nptcgroup.ac.uk/ andrew.green@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Brecon: Helen Griffiths0845 4086 474helen.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Newtown: Malcolm Bird 0845 4086 228Malcolm.bird@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Computing & ITComputing & IT BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90624&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This course has been introduced to widen access to further courses in performing arts. It is a highly practical course which includes units in dance, drama, musical theatre, music practice and music technology. This is a Level 2 qualification and enables learners to achieve all Key Skills at Level 1.
 

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at Grade C or above or a Level 1 qualification plus an interview.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Alun Roberts 01639 648323 alun.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90311&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

The course has been developed to provide you with an introduction to the performing arts industry with opportunities to study drama and dance through practical workshops and performance opportunities. It creates a good foundation for progression on to level 3 courses. You will be involved in live performance projects and the aim of the course is to establish a range of performance skills.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

There will be continuous assessment throughout the year including an externally assessed/moderated assessment. You will be graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction and Distinction*.

Additional Notes

Course code 533680 533806

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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Travel & Tourism plus Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65785&source=rss BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Travel & Tourism plus Welsh Baccalaureate

Business, Tourism & Management

This course gives a practical and professional approach to the travel and tourism industry and provides the student with a wide range of high quality skills across the tourism sector. Continuous assessment in each unit through the completion of assignment work, case studies, projects and performance observations.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language and Maths

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Helen Thomas (Afan Campus)01639 648204 helen.thomas@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BTEC Level 2 in Music https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91192&source=rss BTEC Level 2 in Music

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

In this full-time course, you will develop technical skills to produce and promote music, gain an understanding of roles within the music industry through projects and improve your theoretical knowledge of the subject. You will be taught throughout the course by a team of lectures who all work professionally within the music industry outside of college.  Embedded at the heart of the course will be opportunities to perform, both as an individual and within ensembles at the purpose built Nidum Arts Centre.

The three mandatory units you will study are

  • Working in the Music Industry
  • Professional Development in the Music Industry
  • Planning and Creating a Music Product.

 

In addition to this there are a number of units that can be tailored to your individual interests. These include:

  • Solo Musical Performance
  • Exploring Musical Composition
  • Producing a Music Recording
  • Improvisation
  • Rehearsal Techniques for Musicians
  • The Development of Music
  • Developing Music Theory
  • Investigating an Area of Music

 

Opportunities will also exist to join the vibrant extracurricular opportunities that the Music Academy offers. These include Orchestra, Function Band, Jazz Band, Vocal Group and concert tours to Europe.

Course Costs

Throughout the year there will be masterclasses, workshop sessions and guest lecturers with eminent industry professionals. The cost of this programme is £40.

 

About the music sector

From chart successes and download sales, to live performances and recording studios, the music industry is a global industry and the UK punches well above its weight. Sales of music, concerts, publishing and related revenue contributed £4.1 billion to the UK economy, with exports of £2.2 billion in 2015. Figures also show a year-on-year rise in employment since 2012, with a reported 119,020 jobs in the music industry in 2015.

Entry Requirements

2 GCSEs at grade C or above. Successful applicants will be selected via interview and audition.  The criterion will include being judged on their interest and experience in music plus an audition on an instrument or voice at around Grade 3 standard.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath College

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Admissions01639 648000
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=89&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This course is suitable for performers and composers of popular music. The emphasis is on practical skills in music, supported by studies in popular music history, composition, arranging and listening skills. Learners on this course gain valuable experience of the Music industry by being part of the College Record Company.

Entry Requirements

+ Five GCSEs at Grades A-C to include Maths, English or Welsh

+ BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at Merit Grade or above.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHC036

Contact Details

Christian Carpenter01639 648323 christian.carpenter@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90106&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence)

Sport & Public Services

The Football Academy (Performance and Excellence) provides a comprehensive coaching and performance programme that combines sporting interest with a successful vocational academic curriculum. The course allows students to implement theoretical knowledge at relevant work experience placements and provides opportunities for sport development engagement. In addition to this the course provides the UK Sports Leaders Award Level 2 & Level 3 and Football Leaders Award.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs Grade C or above to include English and Maths desirable. Level 2 Diploma at Merit/Distinction Grade.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Days

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Additional Notes

To obtain a Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma you will study 18 units over 2 years. The core units will comprise of: Anatomy & Physiology in Sport; The Physiology of Fitness; Assessing Risk in Sport; Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise; Fitness Training & Pr

Contact Details

Gareth Watkins01686614234 Gareth.watkins@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Andrew Davies 01686614234Andrew.davies1@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91115&source=rss BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Engineering

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91119&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

The course provides a wide range of units so that learners can focus on their chosen career or area of interest. Several of the core units are common across different engineering titles and provide learners with the required underpinning knowledge of health and safety, mathematics, science, communications and project planning, and implementation for success in the specialist units and the engineering workplace. The vocational focus of each qualification is provided through the specialist units.
 

Entry Requirements

The Engineering Level 2 BTEC qualification or a related vocational area supported by a general education equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades A to C, other related level 2 qualifications or related work experience.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Assessment

There will be a combination of examinations and coursework.

Contact Details

Dr Alan J. Miles01639 648432 alan.miles@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate / Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Media https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91126&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate / Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Media

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate / Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91125&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate / Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Building Engineering Services https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65878&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Building Engineering Services

Building Engineering Services

A hybrid course consisting of Building Services and Construction units equivalent to 3 A Levels. The course also contains key skills such as engineering design, construction and practical skills in electrical wiring, plumbing and renewable technologies.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs A-C to include English, Maths and Science.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Yr 1 – Neath / Yr 2 - Afan

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTS018

Contact Details

Geraint Lloyd 01639 648424 geraint.lloyd@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Building Engineering ServicesBuilding Engineering Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Art & Design https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90022&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Art & Design

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This is a general art and design course, which allows learners to gain experience and skills in a wide range of specialisms to include: fine art, graphic design, textiles, photography, 3D studies, ceramics and contextual studies. The syllabus is dynamic and wide-ranging, offering many exciting opportunities for you to use your imagination and creativity. Drawing ability and practical skills are essential, whilst good computer skills are also important. You will need an eye for shape and colour, good analytical skills and a willingness to experiment, as well as commitment and perseverance. This is a Level 3 course, which is equivalent to 3 A Levels. It consists of 5 core units plus 12 or more specialist units.

Entry Requirements

Students must possess one of the following:
+ Four GCSEs at A*-C, to include an Art and Design-related subject, plus Maths and English/Welsh
+ Five GCSEs at A*-C if only Maths or English/Welsh is achieved
+ Level 2 BTEC Diploma in a related subject at Merit Grade or above.
All students also need to present a satisfactory portfolio of practical work at interview.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Afan / Newtown

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

The year starts with shorter activities and assignments which progress in length and complexity as the course develops. You will be assessed frequently at the end of each assignment and given guidance on how to improve grades in future work.

Additional Notes

Course Code PHC047

Contact Details

Claire Moore (Neath & Afan)01639 648324/648524 claire.moore@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Rob Loupart (Newtown)0845 4086 246rob.loupart@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Sciences https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90340&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Sciences

Sport & Public Services

This Sport and Exercise Science course is an alternative Level 3 course, suitable for those students with a strong Science background, who would like to follow a Sports Science-based career in the future. It is expected that students would progress their learning at degree level on completion of the course.
 

Entry Requirements

Six GCSEs at C Grade or above to include Maths, English, Science and GCSE PE both at Grade B.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Llandarcy

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Sali Millward 01639 648728 sali-ann.millward@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business plus Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65784&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business plus Welsh Baccalaureate

Business, Tourism & Management

You will complete 180 credit qualifications which is equivalent to 3 A Levels. The course comprises of four core units plus 14 optional units to include Accounting, Human Resources, Management and Administration.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language or Maths.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath / Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Ann Aviles (Neath)01639 648331 ann.aviles@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Liz Ashton (Newtown)0845 4086 245liz.ashton@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=88&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This course allows you to experience realistic working situations via practical projects, creative and theoretical assignments. The course will develop your design and production skills to enable you to produce the level of work that could be included in your showreel if you decide to go to university or college. Students will have full access to our photo and video studio as well as our range of well-equipped editing suites including the latest Apple Mac facilities, state-of-the-art HD video cameras and for photography a range of digital SLRs. There are no external exams in Media; you will complete coursework which is internally assessed and Graded.

One year: BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Media Production
Two years: BTEC Extended Diploma in Media Production
 

Entry Requirements

+ Five GCSEs at Grades A-C to include Maths or English or Welsh

+ BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at Merit Grade or above

+ GCSE Art and Design is an advantage but not mandatory.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHC035

Contact Details

Judith Huntly01639 648326 Judith.huntly@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90090&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This programme offers learners the opportunity to develop their Media skills and gain nationally recognised vocational qualifications appropriate for the Media Industries and other disciplines of employment where Media may be used

The Diploma consists of various core and optional units. These give learners the chance to develop their skills in a number of Media techniques which may include: Deconstructing Computer Games, Advertising Production, Video Production and Web Authoring.
 

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at E or above and also subject to an interview with the course tutor.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 0903A03B

Contact Details

Barbara Denton 08454 086228 Barbara.Denton@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance with Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91190&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance with Welsh Baccalaureate

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

The course is designed to provide specialist, work-related training in Dance, through a variety of units including; Choreographic Principles, Choreographing Dance, Developing/Applying Contemporary Dance Technique, Developing/Applying Classical Ballet Technique, Tap, Jazz Dance, Body Maintenance, Movement in Performance, Community Dance Practice and Theoretical Approaches to Dance.

As part of One Vision Dance Company students should be working towards achieving a career in the dance, musical theatre or performing arts industry. If students want to learn in an exciting, vibrant and challenging environment where focusing on themselves as individual dancers is appealing, then this is the best course for them.

This course is reflective of dance standards across the UK, in an industry where hard work, talent and a desire to succeed is imperative. Students on this course are encouraged to research and apply for higher education courses, both at university and vocational dance schools. Audition techniques are an integral part of the course structure and students gain opportunities to work with dance professionals and professional dance companies every term.

Core Units

  • Rehearsing for Performance
  • Performance Workshop
  • Dance Performance
  • The Performing Arts Business
  • Performing to an Audience
  • Historical Context of Performance

 

Assessment

Regular class, studio and theatre assessments within a wide variety of unit based coursework assignments. Assessment is both practical and written, largely consisting of dance performance work.

 

Course Cost

Dance Clothing - £30

Jazz Shoes (black) £25

Leotard, ballet shoes, jazz shoes, tap shoes, black leggings, black vest top and other practical dance materials. Students will be expected to attend one theatre visit per term.

 

Entry Requirements

GCSE Dance is an advantage but it is not a requirement for this course. A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above is essential, inclusive of English. Previous dance experience is highly desirable and students should have an interest in training as a multi-talented dancer. A willingness to take part in extracurricular dance activities in association with LIFT Dance Company is advised.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Admissions01639 648000
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VocationalCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91102&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Building Engineering Services

The BTEC Nationals in Electrical/Electronic Engineering have been designed to give new entrants to the engineering sector the underpinning knowledge and specific skills needed to meet the needs of modern engineering industries. The engineering sector continues to suffer from a skills gap and needs to keep up with rapidly developing technologies.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above with Maths at grade B or above.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Assessment

The assessment of this qualification is internally set and centre marked as well as centre quality assured. BTEC will monitor and externally verify all assessments.

Contact Details

Chris Gardner01639 648363 chris.gardner@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Building Engineering ServicesBuilding Engineering Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90093&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

A hybrid course consisting of electrical and manufacturing units equivalent to three A Levels. The course also contains key skills and practical skills in both electrical wiring and machining.

Entry Requirements

At least 5 GCSEs at Grade C to include Mathematics, Double Science and English Language.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Assessment

There will be a combination of examinations and coursework.

Additional Notes

Course Code PTE305

Contact Details

Dr Alan J. Miles 01639 648432 alan.miles@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=107&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care

Health, Social & Child Care

Who is this course for?

An Extended Diploma in health and social care is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic work place situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the employment area you have chosen, you develop the skills that you need to start a career. The programme is designed to be equally accessible and relevant for learners aged 16-19 year of age or mature learners with or without experience.

What will I study?

The programme includes a range of core and specialist units designed to provide the knowledge and skills required for working in Health and Social Care settings. You will also complete the Level 3 Advanced Baccalaureate Diploma alongside the Level 3 Extended Diploma in HSC. You will also do Emergency Aid and Food Safety in Catering.
 

Entry Requirements

Previous knowledge required

You will need a minimum of four GCSE's grade C or equivalent. GCSE English, Welsh Language, Maths and Science are desirable but not essential. You will also need to complete a satisfactory interview, provide suitable reference and demonstrate a strong commitment to succeed. You will also need to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to beginning your placement.


Five Cs or above at GCSE level normally to include English and Maths (Science would be advantageous)

or

Four Cs or above at GCSE level to include either GCSE Maths or English and BTEC Level 2 Diploma HSC at Merit or Distinction Grade plus a personal interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Assessment

Assessment is through a variety of methods, including assignments, presentations and personal projects.

Contact Details

Carol Evans01639 648362 carol.evans@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Hospitality https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=64&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Hospitality

Catering & Hospitality

This course gives students an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to enter the Hospitality Industry, e.g. conference and banqueting, human resources, catering and nutrition, financial management, customer care and health, safety and security. It includes a four-week work placement in a local hotel.

Course Code: PBT015

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs to include English, Maths and Science

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Frances Edwards 01639 648344 frances.edwards@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90305&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology

Computing & IT

The BTEC Extended L3 Diploma in IT is designed to provide highly specialist, work-related qualifications in the computing and IT sector. Its aim is to give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The BTEC L3 Diploma qualifications provide career development opportunities and a clear progression route to higher education, degree and professional development programmes within the same or related areas of study.

Along with the BTEC Extended L3 Diploma in IT you will also study additional qualifications which will enhance your employability skills.
 

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above to include Maths and English.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Neath / Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 5ITFB3XIT1 M13/2/001

Contact Details

Neath & Afan: Zoe Lauder/ Gwyn Perry01639 648441/ 01639 648439 zoe.lauder@nptcgroup.ac.uk/ gwyn.perry@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Brecon: Helen Griffiths0845 4086 474helen.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Newtown: Malcolm Bird 0845 4086 228Malcolm.bird@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Computing & ITComputing & IT BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90315&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

The course consists of units which enable you to explore a range of areas such as Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance. The Hafren is used as the training base with additional studio and workshop facilities. The programme is physically demanding and it should be noted that there is also a requirement to produce written evidence of studies and offers a creative and fulfilling experience for those with commitment and determination.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE's at grade C or above, or a BTEC L2 Diploma, or Intermediate GNVQ with an appropriate grade. You will also need to complete a successful audition and interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 0901A03B

Contact Details

Ruth Scott 0845 4086 212 ruth.scott@coleg-powys.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90316&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

The performing arts industry is highly competitive and demanding, but can be extremely rewarding. To be a success in this field, you need talent and personality, as well as a huge amount of enthusiasm and determination. Here at NPTC Group of Colleges, we are dedicated to providing the best teaching and learning for people who want to pursue a lasting career in Performing Arts. You will be given the opportunity to be involved a wide-range of performance activities, making use of our professional studios and fully equipped Performing Arts Centre. The course is designed to provide specialist training in dance, drama, singing and musical theatre to fully prepare you for a career in the industry.

If you love to perform and are always looking for ways to put your talents in the spotlight, this is the course for you.

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts is the vocational equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Core Units

Performance Workshop

Performing Arts Business

Historical Context of Performance

Rehearsing for Performance

Performing to an Audience.

Specialist Units

Specialist units will include a variety of styles, including some of the following from the different specialisms:

Singing

Musical Theatre Performance

Film and TV Acting

Stand-Up Comedy

Contemporary Theatre Performance Drama Improvisation

Auditions for Actors

Classical Theatre

Devising Plays

Ballet

Tap

Jazz

Contemporary dance.

 

Assessment

Unit based coursework assignments – written and practical

 

Course Costs

Dance clothing – approx. £30

Jazz shoes – approx. £25

Theatre Visits – approx. £50

 

Entry Requirements

Students must possess one of the following:

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C, to include Maths or English/Welsh.

BTEC First Diploma in a related subject at Merit grade or above

6 week induction programme.


  

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Bethan Griffiths01639 648327 bethan.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services & Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90113&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services & Welsh Baccalaureate

Sport & Public Services

During your two years in college you will learn vital skills such as teamwork, leadership, problem solving and communication skills, each of these are the building blocks to a position within any public service and are vital in day to day life in your chosen career.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have one of the following:

• BTEC First Certificate OR Diploma in a related subject
• At least four GCSEs at grades A*-C
• Relevant Level 2 Qualification
• Appropriate fitness levels
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Days

Assessment

All units are assessed through coursework & practical assessments.

Contact Details

Ciaran Wheeldon01686 674234 ciaran.wheeldon@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Nicholas Huges01686 614 234nicholas.hughes@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services & Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91132&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services & Welsh Baccalaureate

Sport & Public Services

  • Government policies and the ups
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Citizenship, diversity and the ups
  • Understanding discipline in the ups
  • Fitness testing and training for the ups. Specialist Units
  • Responding to emergency incidents
  • Physical preparation, health & lifestyle
  • Outdoor & adventurous activities
  • Understanding war & conflict
  • Outdoor adventurous activities
  • First aid.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have at least one of the following:

  • BTEC First Certificate or Diploma in a related subject merit grade
  • At least five GCSEs at grades A*-C
  • Relevant Level 2 Qualification.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Llandarcy

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Assessment

All units are assessed through coursework and practical assessments.

Additional Notes

Approximate Course Costs Tracksuit: £100 Optional Qualifications: £35 Optional Trips: £45

Contact Details

Geraint Kathrens01639 648728
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services & Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91134&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services & Welsh Baccalaureate

Sport & Public Services

  • Government policies and the ups
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Citizenship, diversity and the ups
  • Understanding discipline in the ups
  • Fitness testing and training for the ups. Specialist Units
  • Responding to emergency incidents
  • Physical preparation, health & lifestyle
  • Outdoor & adventurous activities
  • Understanding war & conflict
  • Outdoor adventurous activities
  • First aid.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have at least one of the following:

  • BTEC First Certificate or Diploma in a related subject merit grade
  • At least five GCSEs at grades A*-C
  • Relevant Level 2 Qualification.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Assessment

All units are assessed through coursework and practical assessments.

Contact Details

Simon New0845 4086 460 simon.new@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Sciences https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90109&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Sciences

Sport & Public Services

The aim of all sports people is to maximise their performance on the day of competition. The BTEC Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science course aims to look at sports performance from a scientific angle and studies all the major topics which will affect the quality of a sporting performance. From this knowledge, students can then apply the information to improve and maximise their own sporting potential as well as that of others they might instruct.
 

What will I study? The course content reflects this performance approach to sport, and consists of both traditional approaches such as Anatomy, Physiology, Sports Nutrition and Fitness Testing, to relatively modern disciplines such as Sport and Exercise Psychology and Sport and Exercise Massage. All of these are delivered through a scientific approach which provides a core element to the course. Students will have the opportunity to explore sport science through a laboratory approach and make use of the Human Performance Laboratory based at the college, which allows scientific analysis of sporting performance.

The Level 3 course has a superb record for getting students into Higher Education, with offers being received from some of the top sporting universities in the country, such as Cardiff Metropolitan University of South Wales and Loughborough. The course provides the opportunity to work in the ever expanding field of sport science, where qualified professionals are increasingly being utilised by all top sports establishments and clubs.
What else will I do? A feature of the Level 3 Sport and Exercise Science course are the training opportunities and coaching expertise the college offers, which is supported with a comprehensive strength and conditioning training programme that runs alongside the academic programme. Essential skills and PSE will also feature within the overall programme.
 

Course Code: 532910

Entry Requirements

A minimum of four relevant subjects at GCSE grade C or above. Other suitable vocational qualifications will also be considered for entry purposes and applications from mature applicants are welcome.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Days

Assessment

Units will be assessed through a combination of methods that include assignments, case
studies, log books, practical skill observations, witness testimonies, oral questioning, written questioning, verbal presentation and project work.

Additional Notes

This course in equivilant to : 3 A Levels (up to 420 UCAS points dependant on overall grade achieved). There is however the opportunity to study a Level 3 Certificate (AS equivalent), Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (A Level equivalent) or Level 3 Diploma (2 A Levels equivalent) and the achievement of these qualifications is dependent on the duration of study and the units chosen.

Contact Details

Stephen Thomas0845 4086 420 stephen.thomas@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness) and Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90339&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness) and Welsh Baccalaureate

Sport & Public Services

This course provides a comprehensive coaching & development programme that combines sporting interest with a successful vocational academic curriculum. In addition to studying the main units, students will have the opportunity to implement what they learn in the classroom within the local community. This will be achieved through working as active leaders within the local primary schools, assisting children/adults with disabilities and supporting the local Sports Development Unit. Students will also complete UK Sports Leaders Award L2 & L3.

Entry Requirements

You will need 5 relevant GCSE's at Grade C or above or an appropriate BTEC L2 Diploma with a Merit/Distinction grade.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Llandarcy

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Geraint Kathrens Geraint.kathrens@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness) and Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91124&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness) and Welsh Baccalaureate

Sport & Public Services

This course provides a comprehensive coaching & development programme that combines sporting interest with a successful vocational academic curriculum. In addition to studying the main units, students will have the opportunity to implement what they learn in the classroom within the local community. This will be achieved through working as active leaders within the local primary schools, assisting children/adults with disabilities and supporting the local Sports Development Unit. Students will also complete UK Sports Leaders Award L2 & L3.

Entry Requirements

You will need 4 relevant GCSE's at Grade C or above or an appropriate BTEC L2 Diploma with a Merit/Distinction grade.

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Lisa Dodds01686 614234 lisa.dodds@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91131&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence)

Sport & Public Services

The netball/Rugby Academy (Performance and Excellence) provides a comprehensive coaching and performance programme that combines sporting interest with a successful vocational academic curriculum. The course allows students to implement theoretical knowledge at relevant work experience placements and provides opportunities for sport development engagement. In addition to this the course provides opportunities to develop and gain coaching qualifications.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs Grade C or above to include Maths or English (both desirable) or an appropriate Level 2 Diploma at distinction grade.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Llandarcy

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

To obtain a Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma you will study 18 units over 2 years. The core units will comprise of: Anatomy & Physiology in Sport; The Physiology of Fitness; Assessing Risk in Sport; Fitness Testing for Sport & Exercise; Fitness Training.

Contact Details

Helen Jones01639 648680 helen.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91133&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance & Excellence)

Sport & Public Services

Students will take 180 credits to include:

  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology in Sport
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Training & Programming
  • Sports Coaching
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

Others include work experience for Sports Performance, Fitness Testing for Sports & Exercise, Sports Injuries, Sports Nutrition.

Additional Qualifications:

  • CSLA Levels 2 & 3
  • CYQ Fitness Instruction Level 2
  • Governing Body Awards
  • First Aid.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs Grade C or above to include Maths or English (both desirable) or an appropriate Level 2 Diploma at distinction grade.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded - equivalent of three ‘A’ Levels e.g MMM = 240 UCAS points / three grade Cs at A level.

Additional Notes

Tracksuit: £100 Optional Qualifications: £35 Optional Trips: £45

Contact Details

Rhian Davies0845 4086 420 rhian.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Chay Billen0845 4086 494chay.billen@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services BTEC Level 3 in Business & Entrepreneurship https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90025&source=rss BTEC Level 3 in Business & Entrepreneurship

Business, Tourism & Management

Those who wish to gain an 'A' level equivalent qualification that focuses on the key areas of business and management that any future manager or business owner must be fully conversant with. The intention is for the learners to attain the equivalent of three 'A' levels over a two year period and to give them the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to prepare for employment in the business sector.

Entry Requirements

You will generally need 4 relevant GCSE's at Grade C or above, or an appropriate NVQ Level 2, BTEC First Diploma or Intermediate GNVQ with a satisfactory grade. Mature students are welcome to apply without formal qualifications but are subject to a satisfactory interview and the outcome of initial guidance.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Days

Assessment

The course is assessed through a combination of practical observations, assignments, verbal presentations, written reports and project work.

Additional Notes

The four core units give learners an understanding of the business environment, management of resources, marketing and communication - all fundamental to the success of business organisations. These units are then complemented by further units from financ

Contact Details

Robin Flower0845 4086 453 robin.flower@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BTEC Level 3 in Business with a Level 3 Certificate in Travel & Tourism https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=53&source=rss BTEC Level 3 in Business with a Level 3 Certificate in Travel & Tourism

Business, Tourism & Management

This course gives a practical and professional approach to business and provides the learner with a wide range of high quality skills across the business sector. A variety of assessment methods are used including assignment work, case studies, projects and performance observations.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at Grade D or above including English Language and Maths.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BTEC Level 3 in Production Arts https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91193&source=rss BTEC Level 3 in Production Arts

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

The Film and Theatre industry in Wales is continuously growing and thriving. Production companies  are looking for prospective employees with a certain skill set and this course is designed to provide you with these skills.

Students will have the opportunity to work within a professional context in the college’s Nidum Theatre giving the opportunity to work on ‘Live’ projects.  There will be numerous opportunities for involvement in projects with Performing Arts students from other areas in the College theatre, as well as opportunities to work with Media Studies students who regularly make films as part of their courses.  

 Students will explore the following areas:

  • Scenic Construction for the stage
  • Scenic Painting
  • Designing costume for performance
  • Developing Costume Design Skills
  • Props Making
  • Make Up for Performers
  • Make Up Using Prosthetics
  • Production Arts Planning
  • Production Management for Live Performance.

 

 

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSE’s at A* - C , to include Maths or English/Welsh is achieved.
  • Level 2 BTEC Diploma in a related subject at Merit Grade or above.
  • All students also need to present a satisfactory portfolio of practical work at interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Admissions01639 648000
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Creative, Visual & Performing Arts BTEC Level 3 in Subsidiary Business & Applied Law https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91065&source=rss BTEC Level 3 in Subsidiary Business & Applied Law

Business, Tourism & Management

This qualification is for those learners who wish to gain a knowledge and career in business and law.

It is the second year progression at the Brecon campus.
 

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Assessment

The course is assessed through a combination of practical observations, assignments, verbal presentations, written reports and project work.

Contact Details

Mark Hughes0845 4086 453 mark.hughes@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma / Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism plus Welsh Baccalaureate https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=56&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma / Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism plus Welsh Baccalaureate

Business, Tourism & Management

The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary/Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism is equivalent to 3 A Levels. The course comprises of 4 core units plus 14 optional units. The study of travel and tourism will broaden your horizons and open up a world of opportunities: a growing industry offering a lifetime of prospects.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C or above including English Language or Maths.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Tina Williams01639 648322 tina.williams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Helen Thomas (Afan) 01639 648200helen.thomas@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91120&source=rss BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering BTEC Level 3/4 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90021&source=rss BTEC Level 3/4 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

The art and design Foundation Diploma is a mainly a visual and practical programme, which allows students the time, support and environment to discover their individual strengths. Delivered in an enthusiastic, friendly and supportive atmosphere where students develop an individual approach with confidence. Students are encouraged to explore fresh, exciting ideas and to challenge and develop their existing skills and abilities. The programme is delivered through, lessons, workshops, live projects, individual study, group discussions, group critiques; demonstrations (technical and practical) and lectures will be underpinned by tutorial support and seminar presentations. During the programme students will be supported to successfully identify future directions and careers. COURSE STRUCTURE Stage one, level 3 This stage helps the students to identify their potential and preference for areas of specialist study. Students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and methods and are introduced to: Fine art, graphics textiles etc. Stage one also introduces contextual studies which is continued throughout stage two and three. Stage two, level 3 Students are encouraged to identify for further study a specific sector within the art and design industry and build a portfolio targeting that area. Areas of study can include; Painting / Print / Illustration / Jewellery / Textiles, Sculpture / Installation / Surface Pattern / Crafts/ Video / Photography / Animation/ Graphics / furniture / Ceramics / Fashion / Interior / Theatre Design. Stage three, level 4 Students complete a final major project, which presented for assessment and certification in the form of a public exhibition.

Entry Requirements

If you are under 21 you must have one of the following: 5 GCSE passes at grade A*-C Plus a BTEC Extended Diploma (art and design related) or two AS subjects OR one full A level and be over 18. All students need to submit a portfolio of practical work at interview. We welcome applications from mature students. If you are over 21, have few qualifications but are interested in the visual arts, please get in touch with us to talk about how we can help you.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

32 weeks, 22 taught hours

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

Pearson

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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts BTEC Level 3/4 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90623&source=rss BTEC Level 3/4 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

The course is characterised by broad ranging, radical and experimental approaches to Art and Design. Providing a context in which students can identify strengths and direction through progressive exploration of areas including painting, drawing, sculpture, print-making, 3D design, fashion, photography, textiles, animation, graphics, video, ceramics and contextual studies. The course comprises three stages: Exploratory, Pathway and Confirmatory. The course becomes more specialised as students build their portfolios for H.E. applications.

Entry Requirements

1 A/A2 level or 2 AS levels or a BTEC Extended Diploma in Art & Design, supported by a minimum of 3 GCSEs, GNVQ Intermediate or Level 2 Diploma.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

One year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Ian Savage 0845 4086 246
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts Business Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90292&source=rss Business Studies

AS/A Level

This course is designed for students who wish to cover the wide range of business subjects. Modules include: Objectives and the Business Environment including Economics, Marketing, Accounting and Finance, People in Organisations and Operations Management. In Year Two, you will study three of the modules in more detail.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSE at Grade C or above, including a Grade B in Maths and English Language.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

This qualification will be assessed in the form of Examinations.

Additional Notes

Course Code QBT1020/QBT1021

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A LevelsA Levels CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Childcare & Education https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=109&source=rss CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Childcare & Education

Health, Social & Child Care

This course is intended for those who wish to work with children and young people. The course will cover a wide range of job roles and occupational areas working in statutory, private and voluntary settings. Assessment is through assignments and work placement training. The Welsh Baccalaureate Level 2 Diploma will also be studied alongside this qualification.

Note: The above is subject to change and finalisation of qualification by awarding body.

Entry Requirements

Two C Grades at GCSE Level or a Level 1 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Distinction Grade) and a personal interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Kelly Sherwood01639 648361 kelly.sherwood@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90395&source=rss CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education

Health, Social & Child Care

The course aims to prepare learners with the underpinning knowledge to work with children aged 0-8 years of age. The course is made up of 18 units and is equivalent to four A Levels. You will also have training in First Aid and Food Hygiene.

*Subject to validation

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C or above including English or Welsh language, Mathematics and Science plus an interview.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Carolyn Palmer (Course Coordinator) 01639 648361 carolyn.palmer@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare Certificate in Higher Education in Substance Misuse https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=158&source=rss Certificate in Higher Education in Substance Misuse

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit individuals who are currently working in the field of Substance Misuse and those who wish to gain experience. This course has been developed to empower individuals to tackle problems caused by substance misuse.

Modules include: Substance Misuse (Addictions), Using Research in Health and Social Care Practice, Reflective Practice in Substance Misuse, Inter-agency Working in Substance Misuse and Legislation and Policy in Substance Misuse. 

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer:  2 A Levels at C grade or MM profile from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year (the course is held on one half-day per week)

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of South Wales

Assessment

You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: L591

Contact Details

Colin Griffiths01639 648216 colin.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare Certificate in Higher Education in Substance Misuse https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91159&source=rss Certificate in Higher Education in Substance Misuse

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit individuals who are currently working in the field of Substance Misuse and those who wish to gain experience. This course has been developed to empower individuals to tackle problems caused by substance misuse.

Modules include: Substance Misuse (Addictions), Using Research in Health and Social Care Practice, Reflective Practice in Substance Misuse, Inter-agency Working in Substance Misuse and Legislation and Policy in Substance Misuse.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at C grade or MM profile from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by the University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, seminars and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

An additional cost for this programme is a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will need to complete a DBS application form and provide documents to prove your identity. Payment is required at or before enrolment.

UCAS CODE: L591

1 year FT, HE

Contact Details

Concetta Zicchieri01639 648221 concetta.zicchieri@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare Certificate in Higher Education in Working with Vulnerable Adults https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=157&source=rss Certificate in Higher Education in Working with Vulnerable Adults

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit individuals currently or aspiring to work with vulnerable adults.

Modules include: Working with Vulnerable Groups, Legislation and Policy in Working with Vulnerable Adults, Advocacy and Representation, Working with Vulnerable Adults - Practice Module, Social Care and Health Organisations and Using Research in Health and Social Care Practice. 

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer:  2 A Levels at C grade or MM profile from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of South Wales

Assessment

You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, case studies and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: L590

Contact Details

Mary Golding Lloyd01639 648216 mary.goldinglloyd@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare Certificate in Higher Education in Working with Vulnerable Adults https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91160&source=rss Certificate in Higher Education in Working with Vulnerable Adults

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit individuals currently or aspiring to work with vulnerable adults.

Modules include: Working with Vulnerable Groups, Legislation and Policy in Working with Vulnerable Adults, Advocacy and Representation, Working with Vulnerable Adults - Practice Module, Social Care and Health Organisations and Using Research in Health and Social Care Practice.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at C grade or MM profile from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by the University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, seminars, project work, workshop and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, case studies and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

An additional cost for this programme is a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will need to complete a DBS application form and provide documents to prove your identity. Payment is required at or before enrolment.

UCAS CODE: L590

1 year FT, HE

Contact Details

Susan Davies01639648216 sue.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare Chemistry https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=5&source=rss Chemistry

AS/A Level

Chemical processes underlie much of what we observe in the world, e.g. corrosion, ozone depletion, enzyme activity.

Chemistry asks questions such as: Why do these processes occur? What happens on a molecular scale? What controls the speed of the process? The course also helps learners to think analytically and logically.

Entry Requirements

+ A minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Maths, English and Additional Science (Higher tier)
+ Grade B or above in Additional Science (Higher tier) or separate Sciences and Grade B or above in Mathematics.
 

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QSP1003/QSP1004

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A LevelsA Levels City & Guild Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91123&source=rss City & Guild Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture

Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown (Fronlas Farm)

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

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Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering City & Guilds Apprenticeship Level 2 in Catering & Hospitality https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90335&source=rss City & Guilds Apprenticeship Level 2 in Catering & Hospitality

Catering & Hospitality

The City & Guilds Apprenticeship Level 2 in Catering and Hospitality course provides an ideal opportunity to develop your skills in the hospitality industry and broaden your portfolio of professional qualifications whilst working with an employer.

 

Course Code: 534195

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but candidates must be working in a catering establishment.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

18 Months (work based)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Learners are assessed in their workplace through a portfolio of evidence.

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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery City & Guilds Apprenticeship Level 3 in Catering & Hospitality https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90336&source=rss City & Guilds Apprenticeship Level 3 in Catering & Hospitality

Catering & Hospitality

This Catering and Hospitality course provides an ideal opportunity to further develop your skills and demonstrate your abilities in the hospitality industry whilst broadening your portfolio of professional qualifications.

 

Course Code: 534196
 

Entry Requirements

The course is for learners who are progressing from the Apprentice Catering and Hospitality Level 2 or those working in the catering industry.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Learners are assessed in their workplace through a portfolio of evidence.

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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Hospitality https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90338&source=rss City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Hospitality

Catering & Hospitality

This course is largely practical. You will study Food and Drink Service and Food Preparation and Cooking. This will enable you to develop the skills needed to work in a busy restaurant and gain the basic culinary skills required by all aspiring chefs.

 

Course Code: 532712

Entry Requirements

No formal requirements.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

There will be a combination of practical assessments throughout the year, some of
which will be carried out in real working situations.

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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hospitality Services https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90032&source=rss City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Hospitality Services

Catering & Hospitality

This course is for those who love food and enjoy the practical daily challenges of an exciting industry. It is ideal for individuals who are positive, out-going and lively. The aim of this programme is to equip learners with the skills needed to perform in this dynamic industry. Culinary and Food Service Skills will be taught by practical, lively demonstrations and hands-on experience will allow learners the opportunity to practise the skills they have learnt.

Entry Requirements

A genuine interest in food and customer care and the ability to succeed and have fun in a challenging environment. Acceptance to the programme will be by interview and the outcomes of initial guidance. Applications from mature students, those working in the industry or those wishing to return to a hospitality related environment are particularly welcomed.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

There will be a combination of practical assessments and assignments throughout the year some of which will be carried out in real working situations.

Additional Notes

This practical course reflects the needs of the hospitality and catering industry. You will study Food and Drink Service where you will develop the skills needed to work in a busy restaurant whist Food Preparation and Cooking classes will help you gain t

Contact Details

Clare Morgan clare.morgan@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery City & Guilds Level 3 Mechanical Engineering & Welding https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91122&source=rss City & Guilds Level 3 Mechanical Engineering & Welding

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering City & Guilds VRQ Level 3 in Professional Cookery https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=63&source=rss City & Guilds VRQ Level 3 in Professional Cookery

Catering & Hospitality

This course is designed for students who have an excellent general knowledge of the practical aspects of catering or bakery industry and who wish to specialise in either professional kitchen and larder work, or desserts, pastry, dough and pastry products. The course also has an introduction to sugar boiling and chocolate work for those following the patisserie route.

 

PBT300

Entry Requirements

VRQ 2 at Merit Grade

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Helen Lavercombe (Neath)01639 648341 helen.lavercombe@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Chris Yapp (Newtown)Chis.yapp@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery City & Guilds VRQ Level 1 in Professional Cookery & Food Service https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=60&source=rss City & Guilds VRQ Level 1 in Professional Cookery & Food Service

Catering & Hospitality

The City & Guilds VRQ Level 1 in Professional Cookery and Food Service gives a practical and professional approach to food production and service techniques including food and health and safety legislation. It provides the learner with a wide range of high quality skills across the hospitality industry context.

 

Course Code: PBT101

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs including 2 at A*-C and 2 at A*-G or equivalent.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

David Kingdom (NEATH)01639 648344 david.kingdom@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery & Food Service https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=62&source=rss City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery & Food Service

Catering & Hospitality

The City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery and Food Service will ensure that learners build on the foundation skills developed in the Level 1 certificate or within the workplace. Learners will be able to prepare and cook a range of commodities. Whilst the investigative and theoretical units provide a broad understanding of all aspects of the kitchen operations, essential for those aspiring to work in the industry.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at C or above or VRQ level 1 or equivalent.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Newtown

Course Length

35 weeks

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (4290-12) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91106&source=rss City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (4290-12)

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

This course is a 1 year course

This qualification is a natural progression on from level 1, or for someone with motor vehicle experience but no certification to prove this.

The VRQ in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, is aimed at anyone interested in starting or developing a career in the motor industry. At NPTC Group, we specialise in light vehicle repair and have state of the art workshop facilities based in our Pontardawe Campus.

The fulltime VRQ course is College based, you do not need a garage placement. Successful completion is gained by completing a portfolio of practical tasks, and passing a multi choice exam per unit studied. Some units have an assignment instead of the end exam.

 

Units / Modules studied are

 

Engines & related systems

Chassis & related systems

Transmission & related systems

Electrical systems

Servicing & Inspection of light vehicles

Health & safety / Working relations

 

Entry Requirements

Entry requirement is successful completion of level 1, along with an interview. Students with other relative experience will also be considered

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Newtown / Pontardawe

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering Computing https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=7&source=rss Computing

AS/A Level

Course Description

The study of computing requires logical discipline and imaginative creativity in the design and writing of programs, and encourages an awareness of the management and organisation of computer systems. Year One (AS) is about acquiring knowledge and understanding of software, system development, data and applications, and using this knowledge to develop a solution to a given problem. Year Two (A2) builds on the foundation of Year One, and leads to the development of a solution to a substantial problem of the candidate's own choice.

Year One

AS Unit 1 (Written examination: 2 hours)
Fundamentals of Computer Science:
Computer architecture
Communication
Data representation
Data structures
Programs
Algorithms
Logic
Programming methodologies
The impact of computer science on society

AS Unit 2 (On-screen examination: 2 hours)

Practical Programming to Solve Problems:
The practical application of knowledge and understanding and will require the use of Visual Basic.NET as a programming language.

Year Two

A2 Unit 3 (Written examination: 2 hours)
Programming and System Development:
Data structures
Algorithms and programs
Logic
Programming methodologies
Systems analysis & design
Software engineering
The impact of computer science on society

A2 Unit 4 (Written examination: 2 hours)
Computer Architecture, Data & Communication:
Hardware and communication
Data transmission
Data representation and data types
Organisation and structure of data
Databases and distributed systems
The operating system
The need for different types of software systems and their attributes
Data security and integrity processes

A2 Unit 5 (Course Work)
Programmed Solution to a Problem
Candidates discuss, investigate, design, prototype, refine and implement, test and evaluate a computerised solution to a problem chosen by the candidate which must be solved using original code (programming).
 

Entry Requirements

6 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) to include Mathematics at Grade B and English.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years (Year 1 AS & Year 2 A2)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

WJEC

Additional Notes

Course Code QSM1001/QSM1002

Contact Details

Liz Davies01639 648441 liz.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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A LevelsA Levels Critical Thinking https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=8&source=rss Critical Thinking

AS/A Level

You will develop your analytical skills and learn how to write effective arguments. You will also learn to evaluate evidence to determine the most credible sources. There is no coursework involved, but there is an examination at the end of the course.

Entry Requirements

+ Accessed through the Gifted and Talented programme. A strong GCSE profile required.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1041/QBS1043

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A LevelsA Levels Dance https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=9&source=rss Dance

AS/A Level

AS/A Level Dance is a dynamic qualification which encourages students to develop their creative, physical, emotional and intellectual capacity, alongside transferable skills such as team working, communication and problem solving. All of these are sought after skills by higher education and employers and will help them stand out in the workplace whatever their choice of career.

The course requires students to develop, demonstrate and articulate practical and theoretical knowledge, understanding and experience of:

+ Technical and performance skills

+ The process and art of choreography

+ The interrelationship between the creation, presentation and viewing/appreciation of dance works

+ The development of dance placed within an artistic and cultural context

+ Professional dance works and the significance of these works

+ Subject specific terminology and its use

An appealing aspect of the course is that it allows students to study a range of dance styles and they can perform and choreograph in a style of their choice, providing it meets the criteria.

AS Dance Specification

Component 1: Performance and Choreography

Choreography and performance of a solo

Performance of a duet/trio

This is assessed through a practical exam (80 marks/50 percent of the AS Level)

Component 2: Critical Engagement

Knowledge, understanding and critical appreciation of two areas of study

The reflection and understanding of own choreographic and performance practice

This is assessed through a 2 hour written exam (80 marks/50 percent of the AS Level)

A2 Dance Specification

Component 1: Performance and Choreography

Solo performance linked to a specified practitioner within and area of study

Performance in a quartet

Group Choreography

This is assessed though a practical exam (80 marks/50 percent of the A Level)

Component 2: Critical Engagement

Knowledge, understanding and critical appreciation of two set works

This is assessed though a 2.5 hour written exam (100 marks/50 percent of the A Level)

Entry Requirements

+ GCSE Dance is an advantage but it is not a requirement for this course.

+ A minimum of 6 GCSEs (grades A- C) is essential, inclusive of English Language.

+ Previous dance experience is highly desirable, but a willingness to learn is more important.

+ Students should have a genuine interest in the study of dance and working creatively.

+ An enthusiasm for extra-curricular events, rehearsals and activities is beneficial and prospective students should try to attend a live dance production before enrolment.

+ You will be reqired to purchase: dance uniform (inclusive of black leotard (girls)/black biketard (boys); black vest top/t-shirt and black leggings/tracksuit bottoms); various costume for assessed performances; Course textbook (Essential Guide to Dance by Linda Ashley); Educational theatre visits/professional studio workshops.

Approximate total cost £50-£100

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

AQA

Assessment

The assessment structure gives students of all abilities the chance to excel. All assessments are clear, well-structured and easy to understand. Exam questions take a variety of styles; this helps to build students’ confidence and gives them the opportunity to be accurately and fairly awarded marks.

Additional Notes

Course Code QHC1025/QHC1028

Contact Details

Craig Coombs01639 648327 Craig.Coombs@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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A LevelsA Levels Diploma in Higher Education in Public Health https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91161&source=rss Diploma in Higher Education in Public Health

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit students wishing to develop their knowledge of current public health initiatives. This would supplement current job roles in health, social or childcare and potentially provide avenues for further career progression or study. The course reflects the changing approaches to health moving from an "illness" approach to a "wellness" approach.

Modules include: Social Epidemiology, Introduction to Public Health, Health Protection, Understanding Public Health Policy, Partnership Working and Integrating Research with Health and Social Care.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a HNC or Certificate in Higher Education or Level 4 equivalent qualification in a related subject.

If you hold a HNC or Certificate in HE in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

Whilst the above entry criteria detail a typical offer, the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that in some cases it is appropriate to make those who do not meet the criteria an offer based on their personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by the University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, practical sessions, seminars and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete written assignments and presentations as you progress through the programme.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

An additional cost for this programme is a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will need to complete a DBS application form and provide documents to prove your identity. Payment is required at or before enrolment.

UCAS CODE: C7TW

1 year FT, HE

Contact Details

Susan Davies01639648216 sue.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare Drama & Theatre Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=11&source=rss Drama & Theatre Studies

AS/A Level

This course provides a balance between the practical and the theoretical aspects of the subject. Candidates will read, analyse and act in public performances from recognised texts. They will also have the opportunity to develop their own work through improvisation and other theatrical techniques. Candidates will study five texts over the two years. These will reflect a range of periods, styles and genres, giving candidates the opportunity to extend their knowledge and understanding of theatrical styles.

Entry Requirements

+ A minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English or Welsh, Maths is desirable

+ GCSE (A-C) in Drama or English is desirable, but not essential in all cases

+ Previous experience in acting or technical work is not mandatory, but is an advantage.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QHC1025/QHC1026

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A LevelsA Levels EAL Level 1 Engineering & Manufacture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91107&source=rss EAL Level 1 Engineering & Manufacture

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering EAL Level 1 Engineering & Welding https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91108&source=rss EAL Level 1 Engineering & Welding

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering EAL Level 2 Fabrication & Welding https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91111&source=rss EAL Level 2 Fabrication & Welding

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering EAL Level 2 Mechanical Maintenance https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91109&source=rss EAL Level 2 Mechanical Maintenance

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering EAL Level 2 Mechanical Manufacture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91110&source=rss EAL Level 2 Mechanical Manufacture

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Maintenance https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91113&source=rss EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Maintenance

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Manufacture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91114&source=rss EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Manufacture

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering Economics https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=12&source=rss Economics

AS/A Level

Virtually every large organisation in the country employs an economist in some capacity, making Economics a powerful subject for opening doors to all sorts of occupations. Everyday a piece of news breaks that is ‘Economic’.
We study questions such as:
+ Should we join the Euro?
+ Why are petrol taxes so high?
+ How do we combat climate change?
+ How do we control the housing ‘boom’?
We study, therefore, how we work as individuals, firms and in the government. A genuine interest in current affairs and the
world around you helps your understanding of the subject.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include English Language at Grade C and GCSE Maths at Grade C.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1005/QBS1006

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A LevelsA Levels Electronics https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=13&source=rss Electronics

AS/A Level

The course is designed to develop and maintain an interest in and enjoyment of electronics and its application through investigation and problem-solving, the understanding of fundamental electronic systems and principles and the social, economic and environmental implications of electronics.

Entry Requirements

+ A minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C or above, including Maths, English or Welsh and Physics or Double Award Science.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QTE1001/QTE1004

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A LevelsA Levels Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=14&source=rss Engineering

AS/A Level

To develop a broad understanding of Engineering as a preparatory grounding for moving into appropriate employment within Engineering, a comprehensive understanding of the Engineering work environment and to promote an awareness of the social, economic and environmental implications of Engineering.

Entry Requirements

+ A minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C or above, including GCSE Maths, English or Welsh and Physics, or a Double Award Science.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QTE1007/QTE1008

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A LevelsA Levels English Language https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=15&source=rss English Language

AS/A Level

This subject focuses on the everyday use of English with a strong emphasis on conversation. You will also work on your own writing; planning, drafting and redrafting for a specific audience with the purpose of entertaining, informing or persuading. Analysis is based on real examples throughout, e.g. adverts, phone messages, conversations.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include GCSE English Language minimum Grade C (Higher Tier) and GCSE English Literature at Grade C.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1009/QBS1010

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A LevelsA Levels English Language and Literature https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=16&source=rss English Language and Literature

AS/A Level

This course combines the study of English Language and Literature. The language of Literature is analysed. Join us in the fascinating exploration of poetry from 1600 to 1900 and enjoy observing how language has changed. You will also have the opportunity to study pre-1770 Drama, 19th and 20th century Novels, and Spoken Language. The coursework element allows you to produce your own original writing.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include GCSE English Language at Grade B and GCSE English Literature at Grade B.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1007/QBS1008

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A LevelsA Levels English Literature https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=17&source=rss English Literature

AS/A Level

This traditional English Literature specification is divided into five units, two at AS and three at A2 and assessed through examinations and one prose study. The student can explore poetry, drama and prose texts stylistically through their own academic writing.

Entry Requirements

Six relevant GCSEs at A, B or C including Maths or English/Welsh

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

WJEC

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1011/QBS1012

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A LevelsA Levels FDQ Level 1 Diploma in Food Industry Skills (Bakery) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=59&source=rss FDQ Level 1 Diploma in Food Industry Skills (Bakery)

Catering & Hospitality

This course gives a practical and professional approach to traditional and modern bakery techniques including bread making, cake confectionery and decoration skills.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSE at A to G or equivalent.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Gareth Morgan (Neath)01639 648341 gareth.morgan@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery FDQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Bakery https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=61&source=rss FDQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Bakery

Catering & Hospitality

This course provides a more advanced practical and professional approach to flour confectionery and cake decoration skills.

 

Entry Requirements

FDQ Level 1 in Level 1 Diploma in Food Industry Skills (Bakery).

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Gareth Morgan (Neath)01639 648341 gareth.morgan@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery FDQ Level 3 Diploma in Professional Bakery https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90324&source=rss FDQ Level 3 Diploma in Professional Bakery

Catering & Hospitality

The course is practically based supported with underpinning knowledge and assignments in related theory subjects. The diploma consists of a minimum of 37 credits from three areas:


Bakery Skills
Bakery Knowledge
Bakery Enterprise

 

Extra Costs

The Examination Board is FDQ who externally assess the quality assurance of the knowledge
assignments and practical work produced. PPE is essential and the approximate costs for
clothing, shoes and equipment is £210. You will also be required to provide pens, paper and printing cost of approx £20 throughout the year.

Entry Requirements

FDQ Level 2 Bakery Qualification.  Plus Interview.

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Practical work is assessed continuously with periodic testing of underpinning knowledge. Assignment work and portfolio building is an essential part of the course.

Contact Details

Gareth Morgan01639 648 341 gareth.morgan@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery Film Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=19&source=rss Film Studies

AS/A Level

As part of the Film Studies course, you will look at what makes good films effective (including storylines, camerawork and scenery), investigate film industries and star power, and analyse the messages in both British and American films. You then put this knowledge into practice by creating your own short film.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs including GCSE English or Welsh at Grade C or above.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QHL1018/QHL1019

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A LevelsA Levels Fine Art https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=20&source=rss Fine Art

AS/A Level

AS Specification

The course is assignment based with no formal examination. The course structure is as follows:

AS Level
The AS represents the first year of a two year A level qualification but it can be studied separately. It consists of one unit: UNIT 1: Personal Creative Enquiry (40% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.

A Level
The A level consists of the AS Unit 1 plus two additional units:

UNIT 2: Personal Investigation (36% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.

UNIT 3: Externally Set Assignment (24% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.
 

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above including English or Welsh
+ An interest and enthusiasm for Fine Art accompanied by a good portfolio of drawing and painting work.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

WJEC

Additional Notes

Course Code QHC1060/QHC1260

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A LevelsA Levels Foundation Degree in Care Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=161&source=rss Foundation Degree in Care Studies

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to Health and Social Care. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insights to develop an understanding of managing health and social care organisations more effectively.

Modules in the first year include: Study Skills, Communications, Equality and Dignity in Care, Vulnerable Groups within Society, Psychological and Socials Studies and Workplace Practice. Modules in the second year include: Partnership Working, Integrating Research within Society, Managing Change, Current Issues, Third Sector and Workplace Practice. 

Entry Requirements

40 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications. Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths.

UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

2 years full-time

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will usually have to complete portfolios, oral and poster presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: L510

Contact Details

Clair Rees01639 648362 Clair.rees@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Care StudiesHealth, Social & Childcare Foundation Degree in Care Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91162&source=rss Foundation Degree in Care Studies

Care Studies

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to Health and Social Care. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing health and social care organisations more effectively.

Modules in the first year include: Study Skills, Communications, Equality and Dignity in Care, Vulnerable Groups within Society, Psychological and Social Studies and Workplace Practice. Modules in the second year include: Partnership Working, Integrating Research within Society, Managing Change, Current Issues, Third Sector and Workplace Practice.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Level at E grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, tutorials and a substantial work placement. You will usually have to complete portfolios, oral and poster presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

An additional cost for this programme is a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will need to complete a DBS application form and provide documents to prove your identity. Payment is required at or before enrolment.

This programme requires work placement(s). They may incur travelling costs. The expectation is that students arrange the work placements themselves so any costs will depend on where you arrange to work. This may influence your decisions on the placements you choose.

UCAS CODE: L510

2 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Clair Rees01639 648216 clair.rees@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Care StudiesSocial Studies & Languages Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90634&source=rss Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to working with children. This includes nurses, health visitors, early years educators, nursery workers in the public and independent sectors, social workers and people working in the youth justice and law enforcement sectors.

Modules in year 1 of the programme are: Values and Diversity, Research, Communication and Partnership, Child Development, Play and Recreation & Employment Practice. Modules in year 2 of the programme are: Curriculum Matters, Safeguarding Children and Young People, Health Trends & Developing Professional Practice (Management of Change).

In order to fulfil the course requirements learners are expected to gain voluntary or paid employment in a setting with children or young people working a minimum of 600 hours over 2 years.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer:  2 A Levels at D grade or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualifcation and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons* / Newtown*

Course Length

2 years full-time

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of South Wales

Assessment

You will have to complete presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme. One module requires a practical assessment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £6750. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. *Subject to numbers and validation UCAS Code: L520

Contact Details

Rebecca James01639 648361 rebecca.james@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Tania Davies01686 614409tania.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Claire Bumford 01686 614278claire.bumford@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91163&source=rss Foundation Degree in Childhood Studies

Childhood Studies

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to working with children. This includes nurses, health visitors, early years educators, nursery workers in the public and independent sectors, social workers and people working in the youth justice and law enforcement sectors.

Modules: Research, Communication and Partnership, Theories of Development, Play and Leisure, Curriculum Matters, Safeguarding Children and Young People, Children and Young People's Health and Wellbeing, Advanced Practice in Children and Young People's Service, Champion Equality Diversity and Inclusion, and Leading Work in Children and Young People's Services.

In order to fulfil the course requirements learners are expected to gain voluntary or paid employment in a setting with children or young people working a minimum of 600 hours over 2 years.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at D grade or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by the University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, seminars, project work and tutorial sessions. You will have to complete presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme. One module requires a practical assessment.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme.

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

An additional cost for this programme is a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. You will need to complete a DBS application form and provide documents to prove your identity. Payment is required at or before enrolment.

This programme requires work placement(s). They may incur travelling costs. The expectation is that students arrange the work placements themselves so any costs will depend on where you arrange to work. This may influence your decisions on the placements you choose.

UCAS CODE: L520

2 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Rebecca James01639 648361 rebecca.james@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Tania Davies01686 614409Tania.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Claire Bumford 01686 614278claire.bumford@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Childhood StudiesHealth, Social & Childcare Foundation Degree in Music (Performance & Production) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90636&source=rss Foundation Degree in Music (Performance & Production)

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This programme will suit students who wish to develop a broad knowledge, skills and work-related experience in the fundamental elements of music performance and the modern day music industry.

Modules include: Ensemble and Instrumental Practice, Computer Based Music, Listening in Context, Live and Studio Recording and Community Music.

Entry Requirements

160 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications. Five GCSEs at Grade C or above.
 
UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables
 
The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will have to complete presentations, written assignments and practical assessments, including live performances, and recordings and scores of arrangements and compositions.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry.

Contact Details

Alun Roberts01639 648326 alun.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts Foundation Degree in Service Sector Management https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91184&source=rss Foundation Degree in Service Sector Management

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme is designed to offer a HE progression route for students who have completed Level 3 vocational qualifications in areas such as Hair & Beauty, Catering & Hospitality, Construction & Built Environment etc. The programme would also be suitable for small business owners or self employed who operate in the service sector.

Modules include: Work and organisational behaviour, strategic business analysis, the management of financial information, sector research skills and project, work-based learning (in relevant service sector industry), managing an enterprise, managing customers and quality and the business context.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at D grade or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by the University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, seminars, active/simulation based software and work based learning You will usually have to complete written assignments, individual and group presentations, case studies and work based learning portfolios. Some modules require classroom tests and exams.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

This programme requires work placement(s). They may incur travelling costs. The expectation is that students arrange the work placements themselves so any costs will depend on where you arrange to work. This may influence your decisions on the placements you choose.

UCAS CODE: 114H

2 years FT, HE, 3 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Sarah Saunders01639 648331 Sarah.Saunders@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Chris Jones01639 648331Chris.Jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality Foundation Degree Sports Coaching and Development https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91168&source=rss Foundation Degree Sports Coaching and Development

Sport & Public Services

This programme will suit students who wish to pursue a career in the sports coaching industry. This could include working within the sports development industry, the health and fitness industry, strength and conditioning or performance analysis.

Modules include: Fundamentals of Coaching Children, Introduction to Sports Coaching, Introduction to Sports Science for Coaching, Research Methods, Sports Coaching and Leadership and Work Based Learning.

You will be required to undertake a work placement as part of this programme.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at D grade or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Llandarcy / Brecon Beacons

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by the University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, seminars, practical workshop and tutorial sessions. You will have to complete presentations, practical assessments and written assignments as you progress through the programme. There are some modules that require an exam.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

This programme requires work placement(s). They may incur travelling costs. The expectation is that students arrange the work placements themselves so any costs will depend on where you arrange to work. This may influence your decisions on the placements you choose. Sports kit - optional purchase.

UCAS CODE: CX61

2 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Amanda Cooper01639 648728 amanda.cooper@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Barry Roberts01639 648720barry.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Chay Billen 01686 614457chay.billen@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services Foundation in Building Craft Operations https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=70&source=rss Foundation in Building Craft Operations

Construction & Built Environment

The course consists of practical and theory sessions in Bricklaying, Carpentry, Painting and Plastering.

Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

Suitable for learners with few or no formal qualifications.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB009

Contact Details

Bryan Shenton01639 648425 bryan.shenton@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction French https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=21&source=rss French

AS/A Level

This course develops the language through the main skills of reading, responding and listening. The themes examined in AS include Leisure and Lifestyles, Gender issues and Youth culture. The themes examined in A2 are the Environment, Media and The World of Work.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include GCSE French at Grade B and GCSE English Language at Grade B.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1013/QBS1014

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A LevelsA Levels Gateway Taster Courses https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=134&source=rss Gateway Taster Courses

Foundation Studies

These courses offer opportunities to develop a range of practical skills within the following vocational areas:
+ Catering
+ IT and Media
+ Creative Arts
+ Hairdressing
+ Health and Social Care
+ Practical Trades.

The courses also offer the following for learners unsure of the next steps to take post-16:
+ Opportunities to sample different vocational areas before making a career choice
+ Support in the transition to College
+ Confidence building within the new learning environment
+ Support with theory work whilst developing positive practical skills.
 

Entry Requirements

Learners need to be able to demonstrate an ability to work at least at Entry 3 prior to this course.

Learners must have a positive work ethic and demonstrate an interest in skills development.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Neath / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PH043-PHP049 (includes: PHP044/PHP045/PHP046/PHP047/PHP048) Course /LAP Code: 541669

Contact Details

Julie Mercer01639 648350 julie.mercer@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Shirley Davies01639 648248shirley.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Sarah Welch (Newtown) 0845 4086 214sarah.welch@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Foundation StudiesPre-vocational Studies Geography https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=23&source=rss Geography

AS/A Level

Geography brings together a number of important skills, and is useful for any career which involves maps, data, decision-making and knowledge of the environment. AS Geography investigates physical environments, which include climate change, tectonics and hydrology, and human environments, which include population and settlement change. A2 takes an enquiry approach to contemporary themes and research in both physical and human Geography. It also covers sustainability in decision-making through the themes of food, water, energy and cities.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include GCSE English Language at Grade C and GCSE Maths at Grade C
+ Not essential to have taken GCSE Geography, but GCSE at Grade C if taken.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1039/QBS1040

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A LevelsA Levels Geology https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=24&source=rss Geology

AS/A Level

Geology is a fascinating subject and is now one of the most popular Earth Sciences in Higher Education. If not taken as the main subject, Geology is an excellent supporting subject for Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics and Geography. Therefore, a strong interest and background in Science is preferred for entry onto the course.

Entry Requirements

+ Minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English and Additional Science.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QSP1009/QSP1010

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A LevelsA Levels German https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=25&source=rss German

AS/A Level

The topics covered on the AS course are Leisure and Lifestyles and The Individual and Society. There will be an oral examination and a listening, reading and writing examination. The topics covered on the Advanced Level course are Environmental Issues and Social and Political Issues. There will be an oral examination and listening, reading and writing examination at the end of the course.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include German at Grade B and English Language at Grade B.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1015/QBS1016

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A LevelsA Levels Graphic Communication https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=27&source=rss Graphic Communication

AS/A Level

AS Specification

The course is assignment based with no formal examination. The course structure is as follows:

AS Level
The AS represents the first year of a two year A level qualification but it can be studied separately. It consists of one unit: UNIT 1: Personal Creative Enquiry (40% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.

A Level
The A level consists of the AS Unit 1 plus two additional units:

UNIT 2: Personal Investigation (36% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.

UNIT 3: Externally Set Assignment (24% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.
 

Entry Requirements

Six GCSEs at Grade C or above and/or a satisfactory portfolio of work.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

WJEC

Additional Notes

Course Code QHC1063/QHC1064

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A LevelsA Levels Health and Social Care https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=28&source=rss Health and Social Care

AS/A Level

This A Level is designed to provide learners with a broad introduction to the health and social care sector - it aims at developing and sustaining an interest. This A Level complements science-based subjects, Psychology and Sociology and is suited to anyone who is considering a future working with people. Work experience will need to be arranged, a CRB (criminal records check) will need to be undertaken. Assessment in Year One involves one external examination and two pieces of coursework.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above normally to include Maths and English.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QHH1097/QHH1098

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A LevelsA Levels History https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=29&source=rss History

AS/A Level

The content of the WJEC History course is subject to confirmation but is likely to include:

  • The History of Wales and England, 1780-1880;
  • The History of Germany, 1918-1945;
  • The History of the United States of America, 1890-1990;
     

Entry Requirements

Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include English Language at Grade C. Not essential to have taken GCSE History, but GCSE at Grade C if taken.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

WJEC

Additional Notes

Course Code QHS1017/QHS1018

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A LevelsA Levels HNC Civil Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91185&source=rss HNC Civil Engineering

Construction & Built Environment

This programme will help you prepare for a range of higher technician roles within the Civil Engineering sector.

Modules include: Design Principles and Application, Science and Materials, Applied Mathematics, Site Surveying Procedures, Engineering Geology and Soil Mechanics, Civil Engineering Technology, Structural Analysis and Design, and Group Project.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Level at E grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications). We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Pearson.

Assessment

This programme will include lectures and practical workshop sessions. You will usually have to complete coursework, presentations and phase tests as you progress through the academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

A scientific calculator and scale rule are required.

1 year FT, 2 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Deborah Hughes01639 648443 deborah.hughes@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction HNC Construction and Built Environment https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91170&source=rss HNC Construction and Built Environment

Construction & Built Environment

This programme will suit students who work in the Construction Industry and wish to develop the required academic knowledge and practical skills.

Modules include: Design Principles and Application, Science and Materials, Management Principles and Applications, Health, Safety and Welfare and Group project.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Level at E grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

TBC

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Pearson.

Assessment

This programme will include lectures and practical workshop sessions. You will usually have to complete coursework, presentations and phase tests as you progress through the academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

A scientific calculator and scale rule are required.

1 year FT, 2 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Deborah Hughes01639 648443 deborah.hughes@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction HND Business Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91173&source=rss HND Business Studies

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme will suit students who wish to develop the knowledge and understanding of the modern business environment.

Modules include: Academic and Professional Development, Entrepreneurship and Business Start-up, Work and Organisational Behaviour, Economics, Law and Regulation, Foundations in Marketing and The Management of Financial Information.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at D grade or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

TBC

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by the University of South Wales.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, seminars, practical and supervised workshop sessions and tutorial. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress, and normally sit exams at the end of each academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: 091N

2 years FT, 3 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Sarah Saunders01639 648331 Sarah.Saunders@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Chris Jones01639 648331Chris.Jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality HND Civil Engineering Top Up https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91172&source=rss HND Civil Engineering Top Up

Construction & Built Environment

This programme will suit students who have some experience in the construction industry and wish to further develop their Civil Engineering skills which will enable them to progress into positions at a more senior level.

Modules may include: Design Principles and Application, Science and Materials, Management Principles, Advanced measurement for Construction, Building Control Procedures and Legislation and Applications, Health, Safety and Welfare, Hydraulic Principles and Applications and Group project.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at E grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

TBC

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Pearson.

Assessment

This programme will include lectures and practical workshop sessions. You will usually have to complete coursework and phase tests as you progress, and normally sit exams at the end of the academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

A scientific calculator and scale rule are required.

1 year FT, HE; 2 years PT, HE

Contact Details

Deborah Hughes01639 648443 deborah.hughes@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction HND Computing & Systems Development https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=146&source=rss HND Computing & Systems Development

Computing & IT

This programme will suit students who are or who wish to work in the computing industry. Computers are fundamental to many industries and you will develop skills in many fields.

Modules include: Business Skills for e-Commerce, Computer Systems, Database Concepts, Employability and Professional Development, Website Design, Systems Analysis, Event Driven Programming Solutions, Research Skills and Design and Database Design Concepts. 

Entry Requirements

80 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications. Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths.

UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables

The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Two years. The HND award comprises the first two years of the BSc Information Systems Engineering qualification.

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Pearson.

Assessment

You will have to complete written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £8000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: OO4G

Contact Details

Jeanette Adams01639 648073 jeanette.adams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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ComputingComputing & IT HND Computing & Systems Development https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91174&source=rss HND Computing & Systems Development

Computing & IT

This programme will suit students who wish to develop a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.

Year 1 Modules include: Business Skills for e-Commerce, Computer Systems, Database Concepts, Employability and Professional Development, Website Design, Systems Analysis and Design, Event Driven Programming Solutions. Year 2 Modules include Project design implementation and evaluation, Data Analysis and Design, Digital Image Creation and Development, Informations Systems in Organisations, Web applications Development, Networking Infrastructures.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at E grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

TBC

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Pearson.

Assessment

This programme will include lectures and workshop sessions. You will have to complete written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: 004G

2 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Jeanette Adams01639 648073 Jeanette.Adams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Computing & ITComputing & IT HND Hotel and Catering Management https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91175&source=rss HND Hotel and Catering Management

Catering & Hospitality

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of hospitality, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing hospitality and catering organisations more effectively.

Modules include Hospitality and Guest Services, Marketing Essentials, Accounting Fundamentals, Managing Festivals, Conventions and Events, Applied Personal and Professional Development, Personal resourcing and Development, Management and Organisational Behaviour, Rooms Division Management, Introduction to Hospitality Tourism and Events, Food and Beverage Operations in Practice, World Cuisine, Physical Resource Management & Sustainbility.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A level at C grade or 2 A Levels at E grade or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

TBC

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, fieldwork, practical and tutorial sessions. The programme employs a variety of assessment techniques including, reports, presentations, assignments, debates, practical work and examinations.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: 062N

2 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Naomi Hillen01639 648344 naomi.hillen@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery HND in Hotel and Catering Management https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65901&source=rss HND in Hotel and Catering Management

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of hospitality, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insights to develop an understanding of managing hospitality and catering organisations more effectively.

Modules include Hospitality and Guest Services, Marketing Essentials, Accounting Fundamentals, Managing Festivals, Conventions and Events, Applied Personal and Professional Development, Management and Organisational Behaviour, Rooms Division Management and Introduction to Hospitality Tourism and Events.

Entry Requirements

40 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications. Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths.

UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables

The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years - Full time (2 days a week)

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

The programme employs a variety of assessment techniques including, reports, presentations, assignments, debates, practical work and examinations.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: O62N

Contact Details

Naomi Hillen01639 648344 naomi.hillen@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality HND in International Tourism & Event Management https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=169&source=rss HND in International Tourism & Event Management

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of tourism, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insights to develop an understanding of managing tourism and events organisations more effectively.

Modules in year one include: Applied Personal and Professional Development, Hospitality and Guest Services, Marketing Essentials, Management and Organisational Behaviour, Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism and Events and Operations Management for Leisure, Events, Tourism and Sport. Modules in year two include: Managing Festivals, Conventions and Events, Sustainable Tourism, Culture, Heritage and Arts Management, International Travel Operations, Urban Tourism and Personnel Resourcing and Development. 

Entry Requirements

40 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications. Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths.

UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables

The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Assessment

You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress, and normally sit exams at the end of each academic year.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. This programme usually benefits from international study visits. These incur an additional cost. This has been between £300-600 for previous visits. UCAS Code: O98N

Contact Details

Janet Beale01639 648086 janet.beale@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality HND in Music https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91167&source=rss HND in Music

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This programme will suit students who wish to develop a broad knowledge, skills and work-related experience in the fundamental elements of music performance and the modern day music industry.

Modules include: Ensemble and Instrumental Practice, Computer Based Music, Listening in Context, Live and Studio Recording and Community Music.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at C grade or 3 A Levels at DDD or MM /MMP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

Pearsons

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, practicals, studio workshop and tutorial sessions. You will have to complete presentations, written assignments and practical assessments, including live performances, and recordings and scores of arrangements and compositions.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme.

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

This programme requires work placement(s). They may incur travelling costs. The expectation is that students arrange the work placements themselves so any costs will depend on where you arrange to work. This may influence your decisions on the placements you choose.

UCAS CODE: W301

2 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Alun Roberts01639 648323 alun.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts HND in Sport (Coaching and Sports Development) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91191&source=rss HND in Sport (Coaching and Sports Development)

Sport & Public Services

UCAS CODE: CX62

 

This exciting new programme will suit students who wish to develop the knowledge and understanding of sports coaching and development.

Modules include: Anatomy & Physiology for Sport and Exercise, Principles of Sports Coaching, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Research Project, Nutrition for Sport and Exercise, Analysis of Sports Performance, Training and Fitness for Sport and Exercise, The Evolution of Sports Development, Work-based Experience and Sport & Exercise Rehabilitation.

Learning and Teaching Methods

Students will learn through a series of lectures, practical sessions, seminars and tutorials. They will also be required to undertake substantial independent study supported by the colleges Virtual Learning Environment Moodle.

 

 

Entry Requirements

  • 80 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications.
  • GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).
  • BTEC Higher National qualifications are accredited on the QCF for learners aged 18 years and over.

The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education.

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

2 Years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Pearson

Assessment

The assessment of BTEC Higher National qualifications is criterion-referenced and centres are required to assess learners’ evidence against published learning outcomes and assessment criteria. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, practical activities and written reports as you progress through this course. All units will be individually graded as ‘pass’, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

Contact Details

Chay Billen 08454086457 chay.billen@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport Sport & Public Services HND International Tourism and Events Management https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91176&source=rss HND International Tourism and Events Management

Business, Tourism & Management

This programme will suit students wishing to develop a broad range of tourism, events and business skills. It will provide you with the necessary knowledge and insight to develop an understanding of managing tourism and events organisations more effectively.

Modules in year one include: Applied Personal and Professional Development, Hospitality and Guest Services, Marketing Essentials, Management and Organisational Behaviour, Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism and Events and Operations Management for Leisure, Events, Tourism and Sport, Managing Festivals, Conventions and Events, Sustainable Tourism, Culture, Heritage and Arts Management, International Travel Operations.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 1 A Level at C grade or 2 A levels at E grade or above, or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by University of Wales Trinity St. David.

Assessment

The programme will include lectures, fieldwork, practical and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments as you progress, and normally sit exams at the end of each academic year.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries

International visit usually £300-600 and event resources usually around £20.

UCAS CODE: 098N

2 years FT, HE

Contact Details

Janet Beale01639 648086 janet.beale@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Business, Tourism & ManagementBusiness, Travel & Hospitality HND Public Services https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91186&source=rss HND Public Services

Sport & Public Services

This programme will suit students who wish to develop the knowledge and understanding of public services both uniformed and non-uniformed.

Modules include: Small-scale research projects in Public Services (PS) ,organisations and behaviour in the PS,Government, decision making and the PS, Health and Safety Management in the PS personal outdoor skills, custodial care services in the PS, Fair treatment in the PS, emergency planning technology and the PS, Aspects of criminal law, crime reduction and Community Safety, Justice & Punishment and Personal and Professional Development.

in the second year students will also be able to complete the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP) and will have the option to complete the Security Industry Authority Security Licence (at an additional cost) which allows holders to legally work in the security and events industry.

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Typical offer: 2 A Levels at E grade or PP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

You may be able to demonstrate or have certificated prior learning that can be legitimately used to establish a later entry point into the course or provide exemption from modules. If you believe this is the case please contact the Course leader as soon as possible to discuss a recognition of prior learning application.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Llandarcy

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Partnership

This programme is awarded by Pearson.

Assessment

This programme will include lectures, practical sessions, seminars and tutorials. There is a requirement to undertake additional independent study. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations and written assignments/essays as you progress through this course.

Additional Notes

Tuition Fees: Please visit the fees page on the website to view the Higher Education Fees and Financial Support information for this programme. https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/images/uploads/2016/Higher-Education-Fees-and-Financial-Support-1617.pdf

You are required to provide sufficient stationery for to support your teaching and learning. Printing charges are 0.02p per black and white A4 and 0.06p for a colour A4. On enrolment you are allocated £3.00 for printing costs on your student ID card. Additional credits can be purchased in the libraries



UCAS CODE: 29H1

2 year FT , HE

Contact Details

Howard Wyn Jones01639 648722 howard.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Sport & Public ServicesSport & Public Services IMI Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91105&source=rss IMI Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

This course is a 1 year course

This is an ideal course to study as an introduction to a career in the motor vehicle sector. The course aims to explain both the systems and components that make up a typical modern motor vehicle. The course is very practical based, and to pass it successfully you need to pass two external exams and build up a practical portfolio of evidence.

Each module studied will have a write up in regards to the theory or knowledge aspect of the system, and a write up to complete of the practical task completed in the workshop. Assessment is continuous throughout the course.

 Successful completion and a good aptitude for this vocation will provide an ideal base for progression onto level 2.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirement is GCSE grade D along with an interview. Students with other relative experience will also be considered

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Newtown / Pontardawe

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering IMI Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair plus Welsh Baccalaureate Foundation Level https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91137&source=rss IMI Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance & Repair plus Welsh Baccalaureate Foundation Level

Vocational

This course has the same motor vehicle content as level 1 but students will have the opportunity to study an extra Welsh Baccalaureate. These extra modules will give the student valuable skills employers have identified for progression in the motor vehicle sector.

 

Welsh Baccalaureate modules studied are

 

Individual project

Global Citizenship

Employability and Enterprise

Community Challenge

 

The students as part of the course will set up and run for a short period of time a realistic garage for available to the community.

 

Entry Requirements

Entry requirement is GCSE grade C along with an interview. Students with other relative experience will also be considered

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Pontardawe

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Days

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Construction Information Communication Technology https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=31&source=rss Information Communication Technology

AS/A Level

ICT is used everywhere in today’s world and people with ICT skills are very much in demand. A Level ICT combines practical skills with academic theory. Students study a wide range of relevant topics to meet the demands of a future working with the latest technology in a variety of settings.
The skills that are developed over the length of the course will enable successful students to analyse current information systems and then to design and build improved systems to meet the changing needs of their organisation.

Year One

- IT 1 (2 1/4 hr exam):
- Data, Information & Knowledge
- The Value & Importance of Information
- The Quality of Information
- Validation & Verification
- The Capabilities & Limitations of ICT
- The Use of ICT
- Presenting Information
- Networks
- The Human Computer Interface (HCI)
- Social Issues
- Database Systems

IT2 (Course Work):
Presenting Information Task – students are given the opportunity to explore, design, develop, test and document software.

Additional Qualification
ESW Problem Solving L2

Year Two
- IT 3 (2 ½ hr exam):
- The Use & Impact of ICT
- Networks
- The Internet
- HCI
- Working with ICT
- ICT Security Policies
- Database Systems
- The Management of Change
- Management Information Systems (MIS)
- The Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

IT4 (Course Work):
Development Project – students will have the opportunity to explore, define, investigate, analyse, design and develop a useable database system. This then needs to be implemented, fully tested documented and evaluated.

Additional Quals
ESW Problem Solving L3
 

Entry Requirements

6 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) to include Mathematics and English.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years (Year 1 AS & Year 2 A2)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

WJEC

Additional Notes

Course Code QSM1019/QSM1020

Contact Details

Rhys Powell01639 648441 rhys.powell@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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A LevelsA Levels Introduction to Catering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=58&source=rss Introduction to Catering

Catering & Hospitality

This course provides the candidate with a sound basic understanding of the world of work within the hospitality industry with an emphasis on food hygiene and safety, practical skills of food preparation, cooking and service techniques. This will be conducted through the real working environment of the training restaurant on the Neath campus. Combined with basic skill support and successful completion you will be able to progress to the professional VRQ 1 qualification.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Andrew Lauder01639 648344 Andrew.lauder@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Catering & HospitalityCatering & Bakery Law https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=32&source=rss Law

AS/A Level

The AS syllabus looks at the legal system of England and Wales. The course looks at how laws are made, how courts work and the role of judges and lawyers.

At A2 we discuss and evaluate the Criminal Justice System. We will cover topics such as murder, police powers and sentencing.

Entry Requirements

Six GCSEs Grade C or above to include GCSE English Language preferably at Grade B and GCSE English Literature at Grade C.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS9023/QBS9024

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A LevelsA Levels Level 1 Diploma Hairdressing (Ages 16-19) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=97&source=rss Level 1 Diploma Hairdressing (Ages 16-19)

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

This course allows students to progress from Entry Level up to Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing depending on the individual student's ability. Practical work which is supported by hairdressing theory is undertaken in modern commercial salons. The learning programme is enhanced with monitored work experience in local salons.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at C or above and 2 Ds plus an interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHB001

Contact Details

Hazel Roberts01639 648582 hazel.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Level 1 Diploma Hairdressing (Ages 19+) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=100&source=rss Level 1 Diploma Hairdressing (Ages 19+)

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

This course allows mature learners to progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing through full-time study. Practical work supported by hairdressing theory is undertaken in modern commercial salons. The programme is enhanced by monitored work experience in local salons. Learners, through supported learning, will gain confidence and skills in an environment appropriate to their needs. Students will also have the opportunity to undertake a qualification in Level 1 Certificate in Retail Knowledge and VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Consultancy and Cosmetic Makeup.

Entry Requirements

Interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year (3 days per week)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHB004

Contact Details

Hazel Roberts (Afan)01639 648582 hazel.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=72&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying

Construction & Built Environment

The course consists of practical, theory and key skills sessions. Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

No specific entry requirements. Selection is by way of interview and selection test to assess your commitment to, and ability to cope with, the course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Swansea

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB003

Contact Details

Edward Jones01639 648425 edward.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90326&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying

Construction & Built Environment

This is a practical course which will help you develop skills and knowledge crucial to a job in the construction industry. You will study Practical Craft Skills, Job Knowledge and Trade Techniques, the Interpretation of Construction Drawings and the Calculation of Materials and Costing. Essential Skills Wales qualifications And You will also complete some Level 2 theory units.

Entry Requirements

Whilst a sound standard of secondary education is desirable, applications will be dealt with by interview and individual assessment. Motivation and interest are key requirements.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 5CNFTWOC11

Contact Details

Richard Jones 0845 4086 428 richard.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90327&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying

Construction & Built Environment

The course consists of both practical and theory elements. Practical sessions take place in a fully equipped workshop and training is given by qualified trainers/assessors who have a Construction trade background.
Theory lessons, including essential skills, provide important underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical training sessions.
 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. Applicants are accepted on to the course after successful interview.
All applicants are reminded that the Construction Industry (especially Bricklaying) is physically demanding.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year (4 days per week)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 2CNFTWOC11/ 0502B01B

Contact Details

Bill Evans 0845 4086 252 bill.evans@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Jim Cannell 0845 4086 590 jim.cannell@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=74&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery

Construction & Built Environment

This carpentry and joinery course consists of practical, theory and key skills sessions Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

No specific entry requirements. Selection is by way of nterview and selection test to assess your commitment to, and ability to cope with, the course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Swansea

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB001

Contact Details

Greg Workman (Neath)01639 648422 greg.workman@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Les Griffiths (Swansea)01639 648123leslie.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90330&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery

Construction & Built Environment

On this carpentry and joinery course you will study the following units:- Practical craft skills; Job knowledge and trade techniques; How to read, interpret and work from construction drawings and Calculate trade materials and costing. You will also study Essential Skills in Communication and Application of Number.

Entry Requirements

While a sound secondary education and related qualifications are desirable, acceptance will depend upon the outcomes of a successful interview and initial guidance. Applications from mature students are welcomed.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 5CNFWDOC11

Contact Details

Eifion Morgan0845 4086 425 eifion.morgan@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90331&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery

Construction & Built Environment

This carpentry and joinery course is a practical one which will help you develop skills and knowledge crucial to a job in the construction industry. The course is designed to prepare learners to enter the industry in their chosen craft. There are 12 mandatory units including:
Know How to Produce Basic Woodworking Joints, and Know How to Maintain and Use Carpentry and Joinery Hand Tools.
 

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements are required, but a good standard of literacy and numeracy is essential. Learners must have the potential and opportunity to successfully gain the qualification.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Students will be assessed through practical assessments and must also successfully complete the synoptic practical assignment, multiple choice unit tests and the online test.

Additional Notes

Course code 532726

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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90323&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation

Building Engineering Services

This qualification focuses on fundamental practical and knowledge. This ensures that when the learner completes the qualification they will have gained practical experience and expectation of some of the situations that they could face in a job within the electrical sector. It covers the fundamental knowledge and understanding of a broad range of electrical competencies and has been developed in consultation with industry to ensure that it meets the needs of the building services sector.

Entry Requirements

Interview

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Newtown

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Chris Gardner (Afan Campus) chris.gardner@nptcgroup.ac.uk
James Seddon (Newtown Campus) james.seddon@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Vocational ElectricalBuilding Engineering Services Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91104&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=77&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating

Construction & Built Environment

This painting and decorating course consists of practical, theory and key skills sessions. Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

No specific entry requirements. Selection is by way of interview and selection test to assess your commitment to, and ability to cope with, the course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB002

Contact Details

Ian Davies01639 648427 ian.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90333&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating

Construction & Built Environment

This painting and decorating course consists of both practical and theory elements. Practical sessions take place in a fully equipped workshop and training is given by qualified trainers/assessors who have a Construction trade background. Theory lessons, including essential skills, provide important underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical training sessions.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. Applicants are accepted on to the course after successful interview. All applicants are reminded that the Construction Industry is physically demanding profession.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year (4 days per week)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 0502D01B

Contact Details

Dave Rimmer 0845 4086 252 david.rimmer@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Jim Cannell 0845 4086 590 jim.cannell@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Plastering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=79&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Plastering

Construction & Built Environment

The course consists of practical, theory and key skills sessions. Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

No specific entry requirements. Selection is by way of interview and selection test to assess your commitment to, and ability to cope with, the course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Swansea

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB006

Contact Details

James Ware01639 648120 james.ware@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Danny Meredith01639 6484444danny.meredith@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90322&source=rss Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies

Building Engineering Services

This qualification focuses on fundamental practical and knowledge. This ensures that when the learner completes the qualification they will have gained practical experience and expectation of some of the situations that they could face in a job within the plumbing sector. It covers the fundamental knowledge and understanding of a broad range of plumbing competencies and has been developed in consultation with industry to ensure that it meets the needs of the building services sector.

Entry Requirements

Interview

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Neath / Newtown

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Neil Davies (Afan Campus) neil.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Philip Watts (Neath Campus)Philip.watts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
James Seddon (Newtown Campus) james.seddon@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Building Engineering ServicesBuilding Engineering Services Level 1 Diploma Work-based Horticulture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=113&source=rss Level 1 Diploma Work-based Horticulture

Gardening & Horticulture

This course is designed for those with little or no previous experience of the gardening & horticultural industry. It combines classwork and practical work, looking at a wide range of skills needed for employment in the horticultural industry.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you should be prepared to work outdoors and have a genuine interest in horticulture.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHG019

Contact Details

Richard Williams richard.williams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Horticulture & FloristryHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Level 2 Electrical Services Engineering (Electrical Installation & Maintenance) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90296&source=rss Level 2 Electrical Services Engineering (Electrical Installation & Maintenance)

Building Engineering Services

This Level 2 Electrical Services Engineering (Electrical Installation & Maintenance) programme develops the essential practical skills and underpinning knowledge for the craft of the Electrical Installation or Maintenance Engineer. Topics include installation, testing, commissioning and decommissioning of systems. Fabrication and installation of domestic commercial and industrial systems.
 

Entry Requirements

Pre-apprenticeship to Building Engineering (Electrical Installation) or Four GCSEs A-C to include English, Maths and Science.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Chris Gardner 01639 648636 chris.gardner@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Building Engineering ServicesBuilding Engineering Services Level 2 Apprenticeship in Agricultural Mechanics https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90306&source=rss Level 2 Apprenticeship in Agricultural Mechanics

Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering

There will be a series of common theory units and practical tasks. The units will include Health and Safety, Maintaining the Work Area, Moving Loads, Bench Fitting, Welding and Fabrication, Removing and Replacing Components, and Maintaining the Condition of Tractors and Machinery.
 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry qualifications. However, a grade C in GCSE English, Maths
or a Technology subject would be an advantage as well as some experience of using ICT.
 

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 years (2 days per week at College plus work placement)

Course Time

Days

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Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90304&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture

Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering

The course offers a broad based introduction to those with an interest in Agriculture and who wish to gain a good basic grounding in the local industry before progressing to higher level study. Learners will study a range of modules in Livestock Production, Grassland and Crop Production and Machinery Maintenance and Operation. Learners will achieve the City and Guilds Level 2 Workbased Diploma in Agriculture, the City and Guilds Level 2 College Diploma in Agriculture and Essential Skills Wales at Levels 1 or 2 in ICT, Communications and Application of Number.

Learners will also have the opportunity to achieve a range of industry Certificates of Competence.

The course allows learners to progress to Level 3 studies after 1 year.
 

Entry Requirements

The course is available to those with at least 4 GCSEs at grades A-D

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown (Fronlas Farm)

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Katherine Jones 01686 614572 katherine.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=73&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying

Construction & Built Environment

The course consists of practical and theory sessions. Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Level 1 Diploma in Brickwork.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Swansea

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB050

Contact Details

Edward Jones01639 648425 edward.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90328&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying

Construction & Built Environment

The course consists of both practical and theory elements. Practical sessions take place in a fully equipped workshop and training is given by qualified trainers/assessors who have a Construction trade background.
Theory lessons, including essential skills, provide important underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical training sessions.
 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. Applicants are accepted on to the course after successful interview or as a direct progression from successful completion of Diploma Level 1.
All applicants are reminded that the Construction Industry [especially Bricklaying] is physically demanding.

Successful completion of the course will enable progression to Level 3 Diploma and the possibility of a Modern Apprenticeship via a work placement or employer.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons

Course Length

1 year (1 day a week)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 5CNPTWOC21

Contact Details

Richard Jones 0845 4086 428 richard.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90329&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying

Construction & Built Environment

The course consists of both practical and theory elements. Practical sessions take place in a fully equipped workshop and training is given by qualified trainers/assessors who have a Construction trade background.
Theory lessons, including essential skills, provide important underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical training sessions.
 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. Applicants are accepted on to the course after successful interview or as a direct progression from successful completion of Diploma Level 1.
All applicants are reminded that the Construction Industry (especially Bricklaying) is physically demanding.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year (3 days per week)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course /LAP Code: 2CNFTODL21/ 0502E02B

Contact Details

Bill Evans 0845 4086 252 bill.evans@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Jim Cannell 0845 4086 590 jim.cannell@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=75&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery

Construction & Built Environment

This carpenty and joinery course consists of practical and theory sessions. Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Level 1 Diploma.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Brecon Beacons/ Swansea

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Students will be assessed through practical assessments and must also successfully complete the synoptic practical assignment, multiple choice unit tests and the online test.

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB052

Contact Details

Roy Evans (Neath)01639 648421 roy.evans@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Eifion Morgan0845 4086 425eifion.morgan@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90332&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry & Joinery

Construction & Built Environment

This carpenty and joinery course will develop the practical skills and knowledge gained at level 1 and will equip you for a job in the construction industry. Learners will attend College three days a week and will study a Level 2 Diploma and a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in
Carpentry and Joinery (one day a week if employed). Units will include: First Fix (door and window frames, stud partitions and stairs), Second Fix (doors, skirting, architrave, ironmongery, service encasement, kitchens and cladding), Carcassing (floors and roofs) and Smallscale Wood Trade Repairs.
 

Entry Requirements

A good standard of literacy and numeracy alongside a level 1 qualification in the trade are desirable.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Students will be assessed through practical assessments and online multi choice tests.

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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=78&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating

Construction & Built Environment

This painting and decorating course consists of practical and theory sessions. Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Foundation Construction Award.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB054

Contact Details

Ian Davies01639 648427 ian.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90334&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating

Construction & Built Environment

This painting and decorating course will develop the painting and decorating skills developed at level 1 and will equip you for a job in the construction industry. The course will cover practical craft skills, job knowledge and trade techniques which will include: How to Read, Interpret and Work from Construction Drawings, Calculate Trade Materials and Costing.
 

Entry Requirements

A sound secondary education and a level 1 qualification in the trade is desirable.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Students will be assessed through practical assessments and a computerised multi choice test.

Additional Notes

Course code 532723

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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 2 Diploma in Plastering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=80&source=rss Level 2 Diploma in Plastering

Construction & Built Environment

The course consists of practical and theory sessions. Practical sessions take place in fully equipped workshops and assessment is conducted by qualified assessors. Theoretical sessions provide underpinning knowledge and understanding to support practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Foundation Construction Award.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Swansea

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTB056

Contact Details

Geraint Williams01639 648120 geraint.williams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 2 Diploma Work-Based Horticulture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=114&source=rss Level 2 Diploma Work-Based Horticulture

Gardening & Horticulture

This qualification is designed for those with some previous experience of gardening & horticulture and combines lectures with practical work. The course provides a foundation in the broad range of skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in horticulture.

Entry Requirements

Either a VRQ Level 1 or previous experience within horticulture plus, all students will be interviewed

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Assessment is by collection of evidence into a portfolio, together with regular assessments by College assessors.

Additional Notes

Course Code PHG008

Contact Details

Richard Williams richard.williams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Horticulture & FloristryHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Level 2 Enhanced Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91112&source=rss Level 2 Enhanced Engineering

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering Level 2 Mechanical Engineering & Welding https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91121&source=rss Level 2 Mechanical Engineering & Welding

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering Level 2 Mechanical Services Engineering (Plumbing & Heating) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90298&source=rss Level 2 Mechanical Services Engineering (Plumbing & Heating)

Building Engineering Services

This Mechanical Services Engineering (Plumbing and Heating) programme develops the essential practical skills and underpinning knowledge for the craft of the Plumber or Heating and Ventilation engineer. Topics include installation, testing, commissioning and decommissioning of systems. Fabrication and installation of central heating systems.

Entry Requirements

Pre-apprenticeship to Building Engineering (Plumbing) Or Four GCSEs A-D to include English, Maths and Science.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath/ Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PTS119

Contact Details

Geraint Lloyd 01639 648424 geraint.lloyd@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Building Engineering ServicesBuilding Engineering Services Level 3 Apprenticeship in Agriculture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90308&source=rss Level 3 Apprenticeship in Agriculture

Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering

The course is for those who wish to run the family farm business or who wish to gain employment at a more senior level within Agriculture. You will need to have already achieved the Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture. The programme leads to the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture and includes modules in Livestock husbandry and Management, Grassland and Environmental Management and Rural Accounts and Business Management. You will also achieve Essential Skills in Communications and Application of Number at Level 2.

Entry Requirements

You must have achieved the City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown (Fronlas Farm)

Course Length

1 day per week for 2 years (plus work placement)

Course Time

Days

Contact Details

Martin Watkin 01686 614572 martin.watkin@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction & Civil Engineering https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=71&source=rss Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction & Civil Engineering

Construction & Built Environment

This Construction and Civil Engineering course is advanced level, where a range of construction modules are studied. Assessment takes the form of in-course tests, assignments and practical exercises.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at Grades A*-C to include either Maths, English or Welsh and Science Six GCSEs if only Maths, English or Welsh is achieved. BTEC First Certificate or Diploma in Construction at Merit or Distinction.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath / Newtown

Course Length

2 years (Year One Subsidiary Diploma, Year Two Extended Diploma)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Pat Horgan01639 648422 patrick.horgan@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Construction & Built EnvironmentConstruction Level 3 Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=115&source=rss Level 3 Diploma in Work-Based Horticulture

Gardening & Horticulture

The course provides an opportunity for further study in areas connected with both gardening & horticultural science and broader areas of horticulture that would be expected at this level of study. One day work experience is a compulsory aspect to this course.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be 17 years of age or over at the start of the course and have completed the NVQ Level 2 qualifications plus:
GCSE English, Maths or Science in addition to a Level 2 horticultural qualification if 17-19.
Mature applicants must demonstrate previous experience that demonstrates they are able to work and study at this level.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year (3 days a week)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHG021

Contact Details

Richard Williams richard.williams@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Horticulture & FloristryHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Level 3 Enhanced Engineering - Electrical https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91118&source=rss Level 3 Enhanced Engineering - Electrical

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering Level 3 Enhanced Engineering - Fabrication & Welding https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91117&source=rss Level 3 Enhanced Engineering - Fabrication & Welding

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering Level 3 Enhanced Engineering - Mechanical https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91116&source=rss Level 3 Enhanced Engineering - Mechanical

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Days

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Engineering & Motor VehicleEngineering Level 3 Extended Diploma Applied Science (Forensic Science) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=119&source=rss Level 3 Extended Diploma Applied Science (Forensic Science)

Forensic Science

This is an exciting new course which looks at the science underlying Forensics. It involves the study of a wide breadth of subjects including: Chemistry, Psychology, Biology and Forensic evidence collection and analysis. The course is equivalent to three A Levels. It is a practical course where students will be assessed by completing assignments based on work-based situations. In order to improve your opportunity to progress onto a more advanced course or into employment, you will also undertake qualifications in essential skills.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C or above, Including:
• Mathematics
• English Language
• Additional Science (or Merit at BTEC Science).
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PSP043

Contact Details

Emma Morgan01639 648452 Emma.Morgan@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Emma Goode01639 648452Emma.Goode@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Forensic ScienceScience Level 3 in Sports Therapies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90621&source=rss Level 3 in Sports Therapies

Sports Therapies

This course provides students with the opportunity to learn a range of practical skills that are needed in the field of managing and preventing sports injuries. These skills include, sports massage, strapping and taping, fitness testing and rehabilitation of common sports injuries. The underpinning knowledge includes, anatomy and physiology, working in a sporting environment and first aid pitch side duties.

Entry Requirements

Welsh Baccalaureate Foundation Pass/ Pass* and the appropriate range of GCSEs A*-E.

Minimum of 5 GCSEs Grade C or above or equivalent qualifications.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time/Part-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 Year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

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Sports TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Level 3 Subsidary Diploma in Photography https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90186&source=rss Level 3 Subsidary Diploma in Photography

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This course will give you the chance to develop technical and artistic skills in photography. You will be developing your own creative work in a fully equipped darkroom and using digital media to explore your ideas (in our Apple Mac suite). You will develop knowledge of darkroom practice and how to manipulate images digitally. You will also learn specialist vocabulary and gain a knowledge and understanding of historical and contemporary photographers and some relevant designers.

Entry Requirements

You will generally need 4 appropriate GCSEs at grades C or above, an Art and Design First Diploma or level 2 intermediate qualifications with a satisfactory grade. You do not necessarily need an artistic background to take this course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Newtown

Course Length

2 years part-time

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

EDEXCEL

Assessment

This is done through practical project work, sketchbooks and assignments. Written and verbal feedback is given frequently on how to improve your work.

Additional Notes

Course code 532686

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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts Level 5 Diploma in Higher Education in Public Health https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90633&source=rss Level 5 Diploma in Higher Education in Public Health

Health, Social & Child Care

This programme will suit students wishing to develop their knowledge of current public health initiatives. This would supplement current job roles in health, social or childcare and potentially provide avenues for further career progression or study. The course reflects the changing approaches to health moving from an “illness” approach to a “wellness” approach.
 
Modules include: Social Epidemiology, Introduction to Public Health, Health Protection, Understanding Public Health Policy, Partnership Working and Integrating Research with Health and Social Care.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a HNC or Certificate in Higher Education or Level 4 equivalent qualification in a related subject.

If you hold a HNC or Certificate in HE in another subject area, entry onto the course is determined by the modules you have achieved.

This programme requires an enhanced DBS check, charged at an additional cost to the student.

Whilst the above entry criteria detail a typical offer, the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that in some cases it is appropriate to make those who do not meet the criteria an offer based on their personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year full-time (the course is run on 1 day per week) 120 credits.

Course Time

Days

Partnership

University of South Wales

Assessment

You will usually have to complete written assignments and presentations as you progress through the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £9000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: 28H2

Contact Details

Colin Griffiths01639 648216 colin.griffiths@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Health, Social & Child CareHealth, Social & Childcare Life Skills https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=129&source=rss Life Skills

Foundation Studies

The course provides an opportunity to further develop skills in independent living and participation in the local community. Learners will work towards Entry Level Life Skills at Entry Levels 1 or 2 depending on individual needs. Learners will study units in health and safety, IT and personal presentation.

Entry Requirements

Learners will have completed units at Pre-Entry and Entry Level 1 prior to progressing onto this course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 to 2 years depending on individual needs.

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code (Afan): PHP031 Course /LAP Code (Brecon Beacons) : 5LDFVOCSK1

Contact Details

Rhian Phillips (Afan)01639 648251 Rhian.phillips@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Sara Powell0845 4086 469sara.powell@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Foundation StudiesPre-vocational Studies Mathematics https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=34&source=rss Mathematics

AS/A Level

You need to study three modules in each of the two years all will be assessed by examination. Examination Board OCR MEI. In your first year, you will study two core (pure) modules which are compulsory. For the third, you can choose between Statistics or Mechanics. If you are doing Physics, we would advise you to choose Mechanics, otherwise Statistics.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above
+ A Grade B or above in Mathematics.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Days

Exam Board

WJEC

Contact Details

Chris Green01639 648451
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A LevelsA Levels Mathematics (Further) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=22&source=rss Mathematics (Further)

AS/A Level

This course is for the more able mathematician who wishes to study a second AS/A level in mathematics. This subject builds up a substantial knowledge of pure and applied Mathematics. An enthusiasm for Mathematics is essential for this demanding course. We would recommend that you take this option if you are very keen on following Mathematics at university. You need to study a further three modules in each of the two years all will be assessed by examination. Examination Board OCR MEI.

Entry Requirements

+ A good GCSE portfolio which must include a Grade A or A* in GCSE Mathematics
+ You must also choose to study AS Mathematics.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QSP1103/QSP1104

Contact Details

Chris Green01693 648451
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A LevelsA Levels Media Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=35&source=rss Media Studies

AS/A Level

Media Studies is a subject that is accessible in that it focuses on many of the things you already know of and enjoy such as films, TV programmes, music and advertisements. What we will teach you is how to consider such products critically, thinking analytically about how they are created and consumed.

Above all, you should become more conscious of your media consumption habits and more inclined to question what you are consuming.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above including English or Welsh.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

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Course Time

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Additional Notes

Course Code QHL7039/QHL1040

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A LevelsA Levels Music https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=36&source=rss Music

AS/A Level

Music is considered to be a rigorous and academic course and therefore it fits in well with any combination of A Levels. The course covers the study of a range of musical styles, including jazz and popular music. Students will also have to submit one composition or arrangement and a controlled assessment exercise. Students also have to present a practical performance: singing or playing works in contrasting styles at an appropriate level on voice or instrument. Students are expected to participate in at least one of the many and varied extra-curricular activities offered and are able to commit to public concerts and charity performances as and when required. There are also trips to concerts/shows and foreign tours and performances throughout the year.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English or Welsh
+ Students must be able to perform to Grade five standard ABRSM/Rock School/Trinity Guildhall on their instrument/voice.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QHC1015/QHC1016

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A LevelsA Levels NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy (Ages 16-19) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=102&source=rss NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy (Ages 16-19)

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

Learners will follow the General Beauty Therapy Route. The course covers both the practical and theoretical aspects of Facial work, Eye treatments, Waxing, Manicure, Pedicure and Make-up techniques.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English and preferably maths and Science plus an interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHB011

Contact Details

Catherine Jones01639 648582 catherine.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy (Ages 19+) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=103&source=rss NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy (Ages 19+)

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

This course is designed for students aged 19 years and above and has been developed with a supportive and flexible approach to attendance. Students will follow the general beauty therapy route to include: Facial work, Eye treatments, Waxing, Manicure, Pedicure and Makeup techniques.

Entry Requirements

Entry will be subject to interview and CV.

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Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHB111

Contact Details

Catherine Jones01639 648582 catherine.jones@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=104&source=rss NVQ Level 3 Beauty Therapy

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

Students must have completed NVQ Level 2 route. The course will include epilation, head and body massage, body electrotherapy treatments, facial electrotherapy treatments and stone therapy. The programme is complemented by a monitored work experience programme in highly regarded salons and spas.

Entry Requirements

Completed NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Oracle Performing Arts Company - Training & Performance. Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65827&source=rss Oracle Performing Arts Company - Training & Performance. Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts

Creative, Visual & Performing Arts

This programme is equivalent to two A Levels and has been especially designed for students who want to progress onto a specialist performing arts school or university and who are determined to achieve a career in the performing arts industry. The course provides specialist training in movement, singing and acting, focusing on audition techniques and performance skills. Over the year, students will take part in a variety of live performances and industry-related projects.
Students will have the opportunity to work within the Ovation Musical Theatre Company and LIFT Dance Company, working with a professional ethos in a college environment. Previous students have performed at the Taliesin Arts Centre, Wales Millennium Centre, Nidum Arts Centre, The Gywn Hall and at Disneyland Paris.

Entry Requirements

+ Students must be 18 years or over and already achieved a Level 3 qualification or have relevant experience
+ Students must also attend an interview before being offered a place on the course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHC025

Contact Details

Craig Coombs01639 648327 craig.coombs@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Creative, Visual & Performing ArtsCreative, Visual & Performaning Arts Photography https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=38&source=rss Photography

AS/A Level

A Level photography will give you a chance to explore the creative and contextual aspects of the subject and will introduce you to: traditional processes including alternative darkroom techniques, digital photography, and image manipulation in Photoshop. Students will also learn contextual studies and analytical skills. At AS Level, students will work towards set assignments. Whilst on A2 Level, students are given a self-directed assignment. Students are advised to buy their own digital camera.

 

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above, including GCSE English or Welsh and an Art & Design subject
+ Students who do not hold an Art & Design GCSE may apply but will need to be interviewed prior to being enrolled.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

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Course Time

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A LevelsA Levels Physical Education https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=39&source=rss Physical Education

AS/A Level

This subject is intended for those students who want to commit themselves to academic study across a full A Level programme, but also have a strong interest in sport. Topics include; Anatomy & Physiology, Acquiring movement skills and Socio-Cultural studies. A practical sport element is also included.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above, including Maths and English or Welsh. B in Science, B in GCSE PE (if studied)
+ AS students should possess a high to competent level of ability in TWO contrasting sporting activities. Applicants will be invited to attend an assessment day.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath & Llandarcy (Practical)

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QSS1001/QSS1002

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A LevelsA Levels Physics https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=40&source=rss Physics

AS/A Level

Physics is for people who take real interest in the world around them and for those who have enquiring minds. Physics plays a vital role in pushing forward the frontiers of knowledge, providing the basis for the innovations that revolutionise our world in unravelling the mysteries of the universe.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include GCSE Maths, English and Additional Science (Higher tier)
+ Grade B or above in Additional Science (Higher tier) or separate Sciences and Grade B or above in Mathematics.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QSP1013/QSP1014

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A LevelsA Levels Psychology https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=41&source=rss Psychology

AS/A Level

The WJEC specification will enable students to have a deeper insight into various aspects of psychology. At AS level, areas of study include learning five psychological approaches, therapies and classic pieces of research, contemporary debate and principles of research. At A2 level you will be studying addiction, schizophrenia, stress, controversies in research and research methods. AS and A2 are purely exam based.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Entry Requirements

Minimum of six GCSEs at Grade C including:
• Mathematics,
• English Language (higher tier)
• Science
• The ability to write essays.
* No prior knowledge or understanding of the subject is required

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Days

Exam Board

WJEC

Assessment

AS and A2 are purely exam based.

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A LevelsA Levels Religious Studies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=42&source=rss Religious Studies

AS/A Level

There are two modules to be studied at AS Level: Buddhism and Philosophy of Religion. At A2 Level, one of the subjects is studied at a deeper level and a compulsory Synoptic Module is introduced. There is no coursework involved within the topic.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs, Grade C or above to include English Language at Grade C
+ Previous study of this subject is not essential.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1031/QBS1032

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A LevelsA Levels Sociology https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=44&source=rss Sociology

AS/A Level

 This course consists of four units over two years. Unit 1: focuses on the development and maintenance of culture and identity through the socialisation process. Unit 2: considers the role, structure and development of The Family within the contemporary UK, from the nuclear family to the many diverse family structures. At A2 Level, Unit 3: will concentrate on issues of crime and deviance within the contemporary UK. Unit 4: addresses social inequality throughout the contemporary UK, again relating to the four social groups, and discovering how each group may suffer some level of disadvantage or inequality based on the social group they belong to.

Entry Requirements

Six GCSEs Grade C or above to include GCSE English Language at Grade C and GCSE English Literature at Grade C.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1033/QBS1034

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A LevelsA Levels Spanish https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=45&source=rss Spanish

AS/A Level

This course develops the language through the main skills of reading, responding and listening. The themes examined in AS include Leisure and Lifestyles, Gender issues and Youth Culture e.g. Tourism, Education and Hobbies. The themes examined in A2 are the Environment and Social and Political Issues e.g. Renewable Energies, Recycling, The World of Work, Immigration and Terrorism.

Entry Requirements

+ GCSE Grade B in a foreign language or Welsh
+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include English Language at Grade B
+ No previous knowledge of Spanish required.

Entry Requirements may differ for Brecon Beacons campus please call 01639 648000

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBS1035/QBS1036

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A LevelsA Levels Textiles https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=46&source=rss Textiles

AS/A Level

AS Specification

The course is assignment based with no formal examination. The course structure is as follows:

AS Level
The AS represents the first year of a two year A level qualification but it can be studied separately. It consists of one unit: UNIT 1: Personal Creative Enquiry (40% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.

A Level
The A level consists of the AS Unit 1 plus two additional units:

UNIT 2: Personal Investigation (36% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.

UNIT 3: Externally Set Assignment (24% of A level), internally assessed, externally moderated.
 

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English/Welsh and/or a satisfactory portfolio
+ It is beneficial to have previously been awarded an art-based qualification.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Exam Board

WJEC

Additional Notes

Course Code QHC1065/QHC1066

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A LevelsA Levels Three Dimensional Design https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90297&source=rss Three Dimensional Design

AS/A Level

This course allows students to develop their knowledge, understanding, and skills in the designing and making of three dimensional outcomes. The focus will be on the process of design, through thorough investigation of a range of materials and processes. Students will develop skills in research, idea generation/development, 3D experimentation, creative making and evaluating. They will identify a problem or need and work through the design process in order to produce outcomes that are well designed and skilfully made.

The course is assignment based with no formal examination. The course structure is as follows:

AS Level
ART1: Coursework portfolio - Internally set assignment/s developed from tutor-led starting points
ART2: Controlled assignment - Supervised timed assignment, responding to an externally set stimulus
A Level
ART3: Personal Investigation - Internally set assignment developed from student-led starting point
ART4: Controlled assignment - Supervised timed assignment, responding to an externally set stimulus
 

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs, to include an Art & Design/Design & Technology related subject plus English/Maths
+ Students who follow other A Level courses in Graphic Communication, Textiles and Engineering would be particularly suited to this course.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

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AS/A LevelsA Levels Towards Independence https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=131&source=rss Towards Independence

Foundation Studies

This course offers an introduction to College for learners at Pre-entry levels. Learners are encouraged to develop independent skills in a wide range of tasks including cooking, creativity, using money and accessing the local community. Learners will work towards units of Entry Level 1 / Pre Entry Level from the Foundation Learning Tier with appropriate levels of support.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 to 2 years depending on individual needs.

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHP001

Contact Details

Rhian Phillips 01639 648251 Rhian.phillips@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Foundation StudiesPre-vocational Studies Travel and Tourism https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65786&source=rss Travel and Tourism

AS/A Level

This course is designed to provide a broad introduction to the vocational area of Travel and Tourism in an applied context.

Entry Requirements

+ Six GCSEs at Grade C or above. 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Please Call to Discuss

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code QBT1024/QBT1025

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A LevelsA Levels Vocational Preparation https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=132&source=rss Vocational Preparation

Foundation Studies

Learners will focus on chosen vocational areas and develop positive skills that will enable them to achieve the BTEC Introductory Certificate in Vocational Options. Learners will further develop adult basic skills, literacy and numeracy along with wider key skills.

Entry Requirements

Learners will generally have completed Skills for Working Life qualifications at Entry Level 3 before progressing onto this course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Neath / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHP004

Contact Details

Shirley Davies01639 648248 shirley.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Foundation StudiesPre-vocational Studies Vocational Sampling https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=133&source=rss Vocational Sampling

Foundation Studies

Students are provided with the opportunities to sample a range of vocational subjects across the College including construction trades, horticulture, business administration, catering, care, art and media. Students will aim to develop adult basic skills, literacy and numeracy along with wider key skills.

Entry Requirements

+ Students need to be able to work towards Entry Level 3 at vocational level
+ All students are requested to have a desire for learning and employment.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Neath / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHP003

Contact Details

Shirley Davies01639 648248 shirley.davies@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Foundation StudiesPre-vocational Studies VRQ Level 2 Diploma Hairdressing (Ages 16-19) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=98&source=rss VRQ Level 2 Diploma Hairdressing (Ages 16-19)

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

This course allows learners who have completed the Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing to progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing. Students will also undertake VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Consultancy and Cosmetic Make-up.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing plus an interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHB001

Contact Details

Hazel Roberts01639 648582 hazel.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories VRQ Level 2 Diploma Hairdressing (Ages 19+) https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=101&source=rss VRQ Level 2 Diploma Hairdressing (Ages 19+)

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

This course allows learners who have completed the Levels 1 and 2 Certificate in Hairdressing to progress to the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing. Practical work supported by hairdressing theory is undertaken in modern commercial salons. The programme is enhanced by monitored work experience in local salons. Learners, through supported learning, will gain confidence and skills in an environment appropriate to their needs. Students will also undertake VRQ Level 2 Certificate in Barbering.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Hairdressing plus an interview.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan

Course Length

1 year (3 days per week)

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Hazel Roberts 01639 648582 hazel.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90620&source=rss VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories VRQ Level 2 in Complementary Therapies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90337&source=rss VRQ Level 2 in Complementary Therapies

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

This course is ideal for people who wish to pursue a career within the expanding field of Complementary Therapies. Individuals undertaking this programme will find it challenging and rewarding. This programme gives you the skills you need to progress onto an advanced complementary therapy programme. You will learn about Body Massage, Introduction to Reflexology & Aromatherapy, Holistic Facial & Scalp Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, Customer Service and Reception Skills. You will also be able to improve your Communication, Application of Number and ICT skills (Essential Skills) and your personal effectiveness skills.

Entry Requirements

You must be 16 years of age or over on entry to the course. You need to have a commitment to working with the general public, be successful at college interview and meet the necessary entrance requirements.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Lisa Brandon0845 4086 323 lisa.brandon@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories VRQ Level 3 Diploma In Beauty Therapy https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90068&source=rss VRQ Level 3 Diploma In Beauty Therapy

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

You will build on the practical skills and knowledge you have developed at level 2 and learn about higher level treatments in this exciting and dynamic industry. The programme may include body massage, aromatherapy with pre-blended essential oils, facial and body electrical treatments, nail technology, semi-permanent eyelashes, hot stones, indian head massage, anatomy and physiology, and health & safety in a spa and salon environment.
 

Entry Requirements

You need to have successfully completed the level 2 programme prior to commencing on the level 3 course or have an appropriate alternative qualification.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=99&source=rss VRQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

This course is for learners who have achieved NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing and wish to progress their practical skills and theoretical knowledge. The course is a blend of College-based workshop sessions and monitored salon placement. The course includes salon business skills, team working, promoting products and services.

Entry Requirements

NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHB003

Contact Details

Hazel Roberts01639 648582 hazel.roberts@nptcgroup.ac.uk
Newtown0845 4086 200enquiries@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories VRQ Level 3 in Complementary Therapies https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91103&source=rss VRQ Level 3 in Complementary Therapies

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

Entry Requirements

You must be 16 years of age or over on entry to the course. You need to have a commitment to working with the general public, be successful at college interview and meet the necessary entrance requirements.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Contact Details

Lisa Brandon0845 4086 323 lisa.brandon@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories VTCT Level 1 in Hair and Beauty https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90070&source=rss VTCT Level 1 in Hair and Beauty

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

For those people who wish to pursue careers within the Hair and Beauty industries. Students undertaking this programme will find it challenging, rewarding and an effective preparation for employment. If you wish to return to work or have recently left school this could be the programme of study for you. Applications from mature candidates are particularly welcomed.

Entry Requirements

Prospective candidates must have an interest in working with the general public and a commitment to succeed within this vocational area.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Assessment

Assessments are carried out while you are working in the realistic salon environment. You will also have assignments and externally set exams.

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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=90061&source=rss VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied Therapies

This course prepares learners for a career in the beauty therapy industry. On this course you will study the practical skills and techniques of facials, manicures, pedicures, make-up, waxing, eye treatments (shaping and tinting), eyelash perming, anatomy and physiology, and health & safety in a salon environment.

Entry Requirements

Prospective candidates must be at least 16 years of age, have an interest in working in the beauty industry and have a commitment to succeed within this vocational area.
 

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Brecon Beacons / Newtown

Course Length

1 year

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course code 532703

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Hairdressing, Beauty & Applied TherapiesHairdressing, Horticulture & Applied Theories Welsh - First Language https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=48&source=rss Welsh - First Language

AS/A Level

This course is based upon set texts, grammar and films. It is necessary to take an interest in the language outside the classroom by listening to Welsh radio programmes and watching the Welsh TV channel, S4C. The programme is assessed through the following skills: reading; writing; and speaking. Lessons are delivered through the medium of Welsh, in the main, which ensures that students reach the highest level of accuracy and fluency.

Entry Requirements

Six GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Welsh Grade B (full course) or GCSE Welsh grade A (short course).

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Exam Board

CBAC

Contact Details

Sue Alter-Davies01639 648373 sue.alter@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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A LevelsA Levels Welsh - Second Language https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=91127&source=rss Welsh - Second Language

AS/A Level

This course is based upon set texts, grammar and films. It is necessary to take an interest in the language outside the classroom by listening to Welsh radio programmes and watching the Welsh TV channel, S4C. The programme is assessed through the following skills: reading; writing; and speaking. Lessons are delivered through the medium of Welsh, in the main, which ensures that students reach the highest level of accuracy and fluency.

AS Level
CA1 - Oral exam based on film work and the media in Wales (40%)
CA2 - Coursework. Project based on an aspect of Welsh life, society or culture (30%)
CA3 - Written Exam based on grammar, creative writing and poetry (30%).

A2 Level
CA4 - Oral exam based on the drama Siwan as well as the media in Wales (30%)
CA5 - Written paper based on short stories, appreciation of literature and letter writing (40%)
CA6 - Written paper based on grammar and poetry (30%).

Entry Requirements

Six GCSEs at grade C or above to include Welsh grade B (full course) or GCSE Welsh grade A (short course).

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

2 years

Course Time

Days

Exam Board

WJEC

Contact Details

Sue Alter-Davies01639 648373 sue.alter@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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AS/A LevelsA Levels Work Skills https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/en/courses/full-time/courses.php?courseID=65795&source=rss Work Skills

Foundation Studies

This course offers learners an opportunity to identify skills needed for work in the local community. Learners will work towards Foundation Learning Tier Units at Entry Levels 2 and 3 depending on the individual needs. Learners will study a range of vocational areas including IT, sport, catering and art.

Entry Requirements

Students will have completed units of Foundation Learning Tier at Entry Level 1 or demonstrate an ability to progress onto work-related qualifications at Entry Level 2 at appropriate levels before progressing onto this course.

Career Prospects

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Afan / Brecon Beacons / Neath / Newtown

Course Length

1 to 2 years depending on individual needs.

Course Time

Please Call to Discuss

Additional Notes

Course Code PHP018(1)/ PHP033(2)

Contact Details

Julie Price 01639 648351 Julie.price@nptcgroup.ac.uk
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Foundation StudiesPre-vocational Studies