Which full-time course is right for me?

Whether you want to study A-levels or Vocational qualifications we are confident that as a result of our quality of teaching, our strong links with business and our reputation, we will help you progress and achieve. 

You can contact our Admissions Team or come to one of our open days to find out more about our courses.

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A-levels: Full-time Courses

Once you have completed your GCSEs there are a number of opportunities for to you choose from, including: A-levels, Diplomas and Apprenticeships. However, if you are eager to follow an academic route at university, opting to study A-levels is probably the best option.

Animal Care & Countryside: Full-time Courses

Do you love animals and the great outdoors? Then you are in the right place! We can help you gain the skills and knowledge needed for a variety of roles, including becoming a Pet Groomer, a Veterinary Assistant or any number agricultural based careers.

On offer we have a wide range of part-time and full-time courses for school leavers and adults working in, or looking for a vocational route, in landbased industries and occupations with a strong emphasis on practical training.

The department has worked hard to form strong partnerships with companies across the county allowing our students to gain valuable work experience as part of their qualification. With companies including: Folly Farm, local Veterinary Practices, Pembrokeshire National Trust and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, there are a number of fantastic opportunities that go hand in hand whilst studying on one of our courses.

Army & Public Services: Full-time Courses

Do you strive to improve your fitness and receive structured training to develop your sporting talent and knowledge? Perhaps it is a goal to achieve the skills and discipline necessary to gain a career in the police, fire service, ambulance service or Royal Military?

Our Sports and Public Service courses offer an exciting, diverse and practical route for you to succeed in your application to university or to wherever it is you want to be.

Our Sports Academy is designed to offer talented individuals the opportunity to further their sporting prowess alongside their academic studies, an option all students are encouraged to get involved in!

Arts: Full-time Courses

Studying any of the Arts subjects we have on offer can be extremely rewarding and so much fun! Working with a team of tutors who have real industry experience at the best campus in west Wales, you are bound to experience a number of opportunities to feed your creative flare. Whether it be in the theatre and dance studio for performers, recording studios for musicians, Mac suites for designers or studio and dark room for photographers, there is something for everyone.

You will develop a deeper understanding in your chosen field and have a number of opportunities to put your knowledge into practice. End of year exhibitions and live performances provide you with the chance to showcase your talent, before progressing into employment or following past students to some of the UK’s top creative universities.

Having a real passion and dedication for one of our arts subjects is essential in making it a chore free, worthwhile creative pathway.

Beauty: Full-time Courses

If hair, beauty, make-up and creating a great personal image is important to you then you will love our hairdressing and beauty therapy courses. Offering a variety of specialised full and part time courses in this area, you will soon be on the right track to gaining qualifications and skills that could allow you to practice all around the world.

Working in our stylish commercial salons, students have gone on to run their own businesses, gained employment in leading salons, spas and beauty centres across the country as well as working in television and theatre.

With a great reputation, all courses offer plenty of practical activities and assessments, whilst making the most of tutors who hold industry experience and maintain up to date trends and techniques.

Brickwork: Full-time Courses

A qualification in construction can be the very stepping stone you need to gain a profession in a number of construction trades across the globe. The high demand for jobs in this industry is growing and we are committed to providing a solid foundation of construction knowledge for our students. At the College we offer a number of courses to meet that demand, some of which include: practical building trades, and higher-level courses aimed at management and design in building, civil engineering and architecture.

With experienced lecturers and a £3.1m construction centre, with high levels of modern equipment, we have created an excellent training environment perfect for school leavers, trades people and professionals wanting to improve their skills and qualifications.

Business: Full-time Courses

Our business and related subjects, range from the; Extended Diploma in Business to AAT Accounting and ILM qualifications and are suitable for school leavers through to business professionals looking to update their management skills.

Business based courses are amid the most popular courses studied worldwide. At present business students are in high demand and our lecturers set out to help you develop solid and, most importantly, practical skills to help give you that big leap onto your career ladder.

A qualification in business can open the door to a wide variety of exciting careers in a limitless number of industry sectors. There are a number of business pathways to specialise in and each hold their own benefits, targeting students with different career goals and those at different stages of professional development.

Carpentry: Full-time Courses

A qualification in construction can be the very stepping stone you need to gain a profession in a number of construction trades across the globe. The high demand for jobs in this industry is growing and we are committed to providing a solid foundation of construction knowledge for our students. At the College we offer a number of courses to meet that demand, some of which include: practical building trades, and higher-level courses aimed at management and design in building, civil engineering and architecture.

With experienced lecturers and a £3.1m construction centre, with high levels of modern equipment, we have created an excellent training environment perfect for school leavers, trades people and professionals wanting to improve their skills and qualifications.

Childcare: Full-time Courses

Whether your dream job is to be surrounded by the limitless energy and enthusiasm of children or studying to build awareness and understanding of current issues in health and social care, we offer a range of full or part-time practical and academic courses to help you achieve the appropriate skills and qualifications to progress within this expanding sector.

Going down these vocational routes directly advances your expertise in techniques related to all aspects of academic and practical knowledge in all health, social and childcare settings.

Complementary Therapies: Full-time Courses

The wide range of full and part-time courses we have on offer in this field gives you the opportunity to become a proficient practitioner in advanced techniques. The challenge for complementary therapists and mainstream medical service providers is to work together to produce better outcomes for patients and clients, something we strive for our students to understand and achieve.

Our courses enable you to gain the necessary qualifications, alongside a variety of essential skills in order to become an exceptional therapist.

So, whether you want to be self-employed with your own clientele or working in a spa or beauty centre, apply for one of our courses today!

Computing & IT: Full-time Courses

Computing is a creative and broad ranging subject where we make every effort to meet the growing demand of people looking to acquire computing skills. We provide courses for complete beginners through to degree level – for school leavers, adult returners and employees.

Our courses use fundamental principles and logical thinking to build systems that really do work. The skills and qualifications gained throughout your time with us will expand your knowledge on how modern computer systems work, and how they can be improved in the future.

Using state of the art computers with industry standard software, plus dedicated computer suites for designers, programming and multimedia, we could begin the path to your dream career within the computing and IT industry.

Construction: Full-time Courses

A qualification in construction can be the very stepping stone you need to gain a profession in a number of construction trades across the globe. The high demand for jobs in this industry is growing and we are committed to providing a solid foundation of construction knowledge for our students. At the College we offer a number of courses to meet that demand, some of which include: practical building trades, and higher-level courses aimed at management and design in building, civil engineering and architecture.

With experienced lecturers and a £3.1m construction centre, with high levels of modern equipment, we have created an excellent training environment perfect for school leavers, trades people and professionals wanting to improve their skills and qualifications.

Electrical & Electronic Engineering: Full-time Courses

Do you like to analyse and problem solve? Then Engineering could be the route for you! Engineering subjects continue to be in high demand and those studying them stand out from the crowd. Once qualified you are more likely to find employment and get the chance to work your way up the career chain.

A massive £4.2 million was spent on the engineering wing at the main campus providing excellent engineering training for every student, including a state of the art energy centre specialising in the application of renewable technologies.

We offer good links with industry alongside specialist experienced lecturers and technicians to ensure that courses are relevant. Modern classrooms and engineering workshops with high spec equipment and resources ensure students leave the College with the skills to progress in this exciting sector.

Engineering: Full-time Courses

Do you like to analyse and problem solve? Then Engineering could be the route for you! Engineering subjects continue to be in high demand and those studying them stand out from the crowd. Once qualified you are more likely to find employment and get the chance to work your way up the career chain.

A massive £4.2 million was spent on the engineering wing at the main campus providing excellent engineering training for every student, including a state of the art energy centre specialising in the application of renewable technologies.

We offer good links with industry alongside specialist experienced lecturers and technicians to ensure that courses are relevant. Modern classrooms and engineering workshops with high spec equipment and resources ensure students leave the College with the skills to progress in this exciting sector.

Hairdressing: Full-time Courses

If hair, beauty, make-up and creating a great personal image is important to you then you will love our hairdressing and beauty therapy courses. Offering a variety of specialised full and part time courses in this area, you will soon be on the right track to gaining qualifications and skills that could allow you to practice all around the world.

Working in our stylish commercial salons, students have gone on to run their own businesses, gained employment in leading salons, spas and beauty centres across the country as well as working in television and theatre.

With a great reputation, all courses offer plenty of practical activities and assessments, whilst making the most of tutors who hold industry experience and maintain up to date trends and techniques.

Health & Social Care: Full-time Courses

Whether your dream job is to be surrounded by the limitless energy and enthusiasm of children or studying to build awareness and understanding of current issues in health and social care, we offer a range of full or part-time practical and academic courses to help you achieve the appropriate skills and qualifications to progress within this expanding sector.

Going down these vocational routes directly advances your expertise in techniques related to all aspects of academic and practical knowledge in all health, social and childcare settings.

Hospitality & Catering: Full-time Courses

As one of the most popular industries across the globe, employing millions of people worldwide, hospitality and tourism is an exciting, and rapidly growing sector. The training courses we have on offer can lead to excellent career opportunities both locally and globally.

Working in our well-equipped commercial kitchens and restaurant, students gain the hands on practical experience that they wouldn’t get anywhere else in the county. Following your studies on one of our courses in this area the chance to travel, meet new people and experience different places and cultures could finally all be part of that dream job and lifestyle you have always wanted.

Mechanical Engineering: Full-time Courses

Do you like to analyse and problem solve? Then Engineering could be the route for you! Engineering subjects continue to be in high demand and those studying them stand out from the crowd. Once qualified you are more likely to find employment and get the chance to work your way up the career chain.

A massive £4.2 million was spent on the engineering wing at the main campus providing excellent engineering training for every student, including a state of the art energy centre specialising in the application of renewable technologies.

We offer good links with industry alongside specialist experienced lecturers and technicians to ensure that courses are relevant. Modern classrooms and engineering workshops with high spec equipment and resources ensure students leave the College with the skills to progress in this exciting sector.

Motor Vehicle: Full-time Courses

Do you like to analyse and problem solve? Then Engineering could be the route for you! Engineering subjects continue to be in high demand and those studying them stand out from the crowd. Once qualified you are more likely to find employment and get the chance to work your way up the career chain.

A massive £4.2 million was spent on the engineering wing at the main campus providing excellent engineering training for every student, including a state of the art energy centre specialising in the application of renewable technologies.

We offer good links with industry alongside specialist experienced lecturers and technicians to ensure that courses are relevant. Modern classrooms and engineering workshops with high spec equipment and resources ensure students leave the College with the skills to progress in this exciting sector.

Plumbing: Full-time Courses

A qualification in construction can be the very stepping stone you need to gain a profession in a number of construction trades across the globe. The high demand for jobs in this industry is growing and we are committed to providing a solid foundation of construction knowledge for our students. At the College we offer a number of courses to meet that demand, some of which include: practical building trades, and higher-level courses aimed at management and design in building, civil engineering and architecture.

With experienced lecturers and a £3.1m construction centre, with high levels of modern equipment, we have created an excellent training environment perfect for school leavers, trades people and professionals wanting to improve their skills and qualifications.

Science & Maths: Full-time Courses

GCSEs and A-levels in the sciences and maths can open the door to many exciting careers as well as A-levels being the traditional route to gain entry to university courses such as medicine and dentistry.

Delivering A-level Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Maths via online learning now provides students with even more flexibility to achieve the qualifications they need to progress to university or to change career.

Skills for Life: Full-time Courses

For students who may have followed a School Action Plus programme or an Alternative Curriculum, or perhaps attended some additional support sessions, had LSA support in classes, or attended a SEN School, the below courses are tailored to support your needs.

The courses focus on Life Skills and PSHE, Vocational Skills, and Essential Skills Wales. They are ideal if you are unsure what pathway to take next and need that extra provision. LSA support is available where needed for all learners.

Sport: Full-time Courses

Do you strive to improve your fitness and receive structured training to develop your sporting talent and knowledge? Perhaps it is a goal to achieve the skills and discipline necessary to gain a career in the police, fire service, ambulance service or Royal Military?

Our Sports and Public Service courses offer an exciting, diverse and practical route for you to succeed in your application to university or to wherever it is you want to be.

Our Sports Academy is designed to offer talented individuals the opportunity to further their sporting prowess alongside their academic studies, an option all students are encouraged to get involved in!

Sports Academies

You don’t have to be a Sports Diploma student to access the academy, if you have a talent for sport we would like to hear from you.

Our comprehensive programme develops your knowledge of training and skills towards elite performance, and includes:

  • Skills and performance development
  • Personal fitness programme and testing
  • Prevention of sports injury and sports massage
  • Sports psychology and physiology
  • Diet and nutrition advice
  • Development of coaching skills