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  • More than 30,000 learners each year enrol across full-time and part-time college courses, university qualifications and apprenticeship programmes, along with dedicated training and apprenticeship provision for employers.
  • Awarded with and shortlisted for numerous national awards for the work and achievements of staff and learners, including a TES nomination in the category of FE College of the Year 2021/22

Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) delivers high quality programmes of pre-university study within the capital region of Wales. Student success rates are among the best in the sector, with learner-focused support in-situ every step of the way.

Operating through values of being inclusive, inspirational and influential, CAVC develops skilled and employable learners, providing unique opportunities for students to reach their potential.  They challenge learners to be the best they can be, supporting them to gain places at leading universities or employment. 

The City Centre campus is home to top-class education facilities including digital classrooms, Mac suites, learning resource centres, film studio, the Michael Sheen theatre, art and design studios and a fine-dining training restaurant with views over the city. The college also has a dedicated sports campus, an International Centre for Aerospace training and bespoke Centres for vocational and technical courses.

With more international learners than ever before, CAVC provides a first-class study experience in the capital city of Wales.

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Location: Cardiff and Barry, South Wales

Number of students: 30,000

Three CAVC campuses, plus partner in the Yangtze Delta region of China.


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