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Neath Port Talbot College in Wales is the largest Further Education provider in the Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council area. The college was established as two campuses in Port Talbot and Neath; there are also campuses in Afan, Pontardawe and Llandarcy as well as a number of training centres. It offers a varied programme of courses to suit most needs either on a part-time or full-time basis.
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Neath Port Talbot College provides a variety of courses including GCSE's, AS Level/A levels, AGCE's, AVCE's, Adult Lifelong Learning Services, GNVQs at both Foundation and Intermediate levels.
The college also offers higher education courses or HND/Cs in various subjects related to their AVCE/AGCE courses, notably in Computing, Health & Social Care, Hospitality and Childcare.
A complete course list can be viewed on the college's website; the following courses are a selection of those on offer:
In order to create realistic working environments for students, several vocational courses are provided with specialist units that all students can benefit from. These include:
Hairfax/Facefax - the College's commercial hairdressing and beauty salons are located on the Afan campus. They are open to all College students and members of the public and they offer a wide range of hair and beauty treatments with free consultations.
Trainee Garden Centre - Situated in 11 acres of mixed woodland and ornamental gardens around Twyn yr Hydd House, in Margam Country Park, is a training centre for horticulture students. There is also a commercial nursery, selling a large range of products based at Twyn yr Hydd and the Neath campus.
Bakery Shop - Selling bread, cakes and pastries that are prepared and freshly baked on the Neath campus by bakery students.
Sports Facilities - The College has extensive sports facilities which include the indoor facilities at the Llandarcy Academy of Sport campus, which includes a multi-purpose indoor training facility, sport-testing laboratory, physio room, state-of-the-art fitness suite and computer room. There are also facilities available at the Neath campus, which include pitch/courts for a variety of team games, as well as, an all weather pitch.
Engineering and Construction Workshops - The College has purpose-built workshops where students can work on modern plant equipment.
Motor Vehicle Workshops -Students have the opportunity to work on vehicles to enhance their skills and knowledge.