Coleg y Cymoedd

Coleg y Cymoedd
Further Education College
  • Coleg y Cymoedd
  • Aberdare
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • CF44 8EN

  • Coleg y Cymoedd
  • Nantgarw
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • CF15 7QY

  • Coleg y Cymoedd
  • Llwynypia
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • CF40 2TQ

  • Coleg y Cymoedd
  • Ystrad Mynach
  • Caerphilly
  • CF82 7XR
About us

Over 10,000 learners study at Coleg y Cymoedd each year with sites in Aberdare, Nantgarw, Rhondda (Llwynypia) and Ystrad Mynach.

The college offers a wide range of Full and Part Time courses from Entry to Degree Level in over 15 Curriculum areas.

The college has invested significantly in its facilities in recent years, with standout projects including the Nantgarw Campus building (a £40 million award winning campus), Aberdare Campus (a £22 million campus opened 2017), state of the art Railway Training and Motor Vehicle Facilities.


Coleg y Cymoedd offer several courses to assist you in a career within the world of education.  If you are interested in a career within teaching, lecturing, teaching assistant, leadership or management we can help.



Level 5 Professional Certificate in Education (PcET) (For non graduates)

Level 6 Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PgCE) (For graduates)


Teaching Assistant

Level 2 and 3 Supporting, Teaching and Learning at Schools (Teaching Assistants)


Leadership and Management

ILM Level 2 - Award in Leadership and Team Skills

ILM Level 3 - Award in Leadership and Management

ILM Level 3 - Aspiring Managers that have no management responsibilities

ILM Level 3 - Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

ILM Level 5

ILM Level 5 - Aspiring Managers that have no management responsibilities

ILM Level 7 - Certificate/Diploma in Leadership and Management