Cardiff and Vale College

Coleg Caerdydd a'r Fro
Further Education College
  • Cardiff and Vale College
  • Cardiff
  • Cardiff
  • CF10 5FE

  • Cardiff and Vale College
  • Barry
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • CF62 8YJ
About us

Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) is one of the largest colleges in the country, delivering high quality education and training to more than 30,000 learners each year across full-time and part-time college courses, university qualifications and apprenticeship programmes, along with dedicated training provision for employers.

A dynamic workforce of subject specialists and industry experts, CAVC trains people in top class facilities across Cardiff and the Vale, online, in the community and in the workplace, across the region, the UK and beyond.

CAVC is an organisation that prioritises the health and wellbeing of its staff and learners. In 2021, its commitment to fairness, respect, equality, diversity, inclusion and engagement was recognised by winning the Further Education Provider of the Year award at the National Centre for Diversity awards, it also reached number two in the Top 100 Most Inclusive Workplaces Index 2021. CAVC was also named the best in the UK at the TES FE Awards for the support it provides to it learners.

Through unique and meaningful partnerships with employers, CAVC provides a high quality, responsive and dynamic curriculum that works for both learners and employers across the region, addressing skills gaps, increasing employment opportunities and ensuring a pipeline of talent for the region.

CAVC also works in partnership with a number of universities in Wales and England to deliver Higher Education qualifications, including Cardiff Metropolitan University, Kingston University London, University of South Wales and University of West London, all to ensure learners have the best opportunity to gain university-level qualifications right on their doorstep.

Looking to start or boost your career in the education sector? One of our courses could be the right route for you.

Our Education related courses include:

Foundation Degree in Education, Learning & Development 

Professional Certificate (ProfCE) in Post Compulsory Education and Training (PcET)

Professional Graduate Certificate (PgCE) Post Compulsory Education and Training (PcET)…

BA (Hons) in Education, Learning & Development Top-up

Leadership and Management

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools…