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Advance your career with higher level study and professional qualifications

Pembrokeshire College has been delivering degree routes, HNDs, professional and higher-level courses for over 25 years. We have strong links with local industry and have academic partnerships with both the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Swansea University.

Whether you are looking to up-skill in your current role, or are looking for a complete change of direction, our supportive staff will be with you throughout your journey to make sure you get the most out of your course.


Full-time, part-time and online learning is available across many different subject areas. Higher apprenticeships are also becoming increasingly popular with learners and employers due to their attractive funding mechanism.


If you haven’t studied for a while, re-entering education can seem daunting. If you’re not sure which route is right for you, book an appointment with our Admissions Team who will advise you on which route best suits your circumstances and your career aspirations or come to one of our open days to find out more about our courses.


We also have Career Coach which is an online package with information about careers in our area, examples of earnings and which courses might help you reach your career goals. Please note this is an external company website which is only available in English. It includes:

  • Three online assessments to give you an idea of careers that may suit your personality type
  • Specific job roles, linked to the sector you are interested in
  • Potential earnings for the career you want to pursue
  • Current job opportunities in our area
  • Assistance with which College courses are suitable for your chosen career

It only takes a few moments to complete the online assessments and it may provide you with the career inspiration you’ve been looking for.

Higher Level Guide


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.


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.