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The College Merthyr Tydfil

Whether you are a year 11 school leaver thinking about your next steps or an adult learner seeking to develop your skills and qualifications, discover here why you should choose The College Merthyr Tydfil.

Whether you are a year 11 school leaver thinking about your next steps, an adult learner seeking to develop your skills and qualifications further, or an employer seeking support to develop your existing or new staff, we offer the opportunity to study at a top-performing, award-winning college that supports and inspires all learners to achieve the very best they can.

The College Merthyr Tydfil is one of the highest performing colleges in Wales.

With around 2,500 learners studying at our state of the art main college campus and the specialist Creative Industries Centre, we deliver education and training from post-16 A levels and vocational courses and apprenticeships through to university-level and professional qualifications, including Foundation Degrees, AAT and PGCE.

Take a virtual tour of our College to see the fantastic facilities we have on offer!

Situated in the heart of Merthyr Tydfil, we have excellent progression from our local partner secondary schools in the area. We also attract learners from across the heads of the valleys and south-east Wales region, including Brecon, Rhymney, Tredegar and Aberdare.

Our mission is very much focused on transforming lives through working together and we place great emphasis on working with our partners, including schools, the local education authority, regional employers and our local community, to ensure that we provide industry-relevant, employer-focused skills and qualifications with appropriate progression pathways for learners of all abilities and ages to succeed.

Whether you know what you want to study or not, our expert team of admissions advisers and subject tutors are here to help and advise you on course options and ensure that you are placed on the right course for you.

In addition to coming to the college to study at A level, FE or HE level, there are many other benefits. Your time at college will enable you to:

*Gain the confidence and the qualifications to get a good job or progress into higher education by offering you the ideal stepping stone
*Broaden your career ideas, and postpone your career destinations until you are clear what you want to do.
*Provide you with opportunities to engage in extra-curricula activities to further enhance your future education or career.

Don't just take our word for it.

Our open events provide the perfect opportunity for you to find out all you need to about the courses and opportunities with us, meet our staff and talk to current students about their experiences of studying with us.

Visit our website to attend one of our 24/7 virtual open events or sign up for one of our live open event sessions and question and answer sessions.

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If you are unable to make one of our open events, please do not worry as our dedicated Admissions team will be happy to meet with you, at a time convenient for you, to support you with your application to the college.

For further information, please ring 0800 1693825 or contact us by email on:

We look forward to welcoming you to the college soon!


Talk to us today!

Verity Jones
Employability and Progression Co-ordinator

Verity is on hand to answer any questions you may have about The College Merthyr Tydfil and the services we provide.

As well as our broad range of courses, we have a strong network of additional support for our learners including Welsh, Employability, Enterprise and Wellbeing services.

Follow our Employability initiative 'Future Pathways' on Twitter @pathwaysfuture for jobs, news, employer links, skills, events and more!

Verity Jones: Employability and Progression Co-ordinator
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