Gower College Swansea

Coleg Gwyr Abertawe
Further Education College
  • Gower College Swansea
  • Swansea
  • Swansea
  • SA2 9EB
About us

We offer almost 40 A Level subjects and 40 vocational subject choices at a range of levels up to and including Higher Education, that match our students’ existing knowledge and skills levels. This is coupled with one of the strongest reputations for high quality teaching and learning, not just in Swansea but across the whole of Wales.

We have over 4,500 full time and 10,000 part time learners from across Swansea and the neighbouring counties. We operate from locations across Swansea including campuses at Tycoch, Sketty, Gorseinon, Uplands and Fforestfach.

We have recently opened a bespoke University Centre at the Tycoch campus. This is specially designed for students on higher level courses and comprises six new classrooms, a library and common room area.

We offer Degrees, Foundation DegreesHigher National Certificates (HNC)Higher National Diplomas(HND)Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE) and professional qualifications – with many of our courses validated by the leading higher education institutions in Wales.

Our new Sketty Hall Business School will formally open its doors in September and will be home to a wide range of professional and executive education provision. This includes accredited and bespoke business and management courses i.e. accountancy, leadership, digital and health and safety, HE qualifications, apprenticeships, and degree apprenticeships – delivered for businesses by Gower College Swansea’s industry experts.

In 2021, we were shortlisted for three TES FE Awards in the following categories: Apprenticeship Programme of the Year; Support for Learners; and WorldSkills Hero. One of our excellent A Level lecturers is also in the running for the title of FE Lecturer of the Year in the prestigious Pearson National Teaching Awards.

GCS Training is the College’s business training arm, providing training solutions for employers that want to get the best out of their staff. As part of one of the leading FE colleges in Wales, GCS Training not only offers off-the-peg training solutions, but can tailor training courses to meet your exact requirements, drawing on resources not only within GCS Training but across the College’s provision. And with a wide range of work-based, classroom and distance learning options, there’s the perfect mix for your business.