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  • Voted number one training provider in Wales and top ten in the UK via the panel at the School Leaver Awards 2020.
  • An overall pass rate of almost 99% in 2022 with over 60 of students receiving A*-B grades and 83% A* – C grades.
  • Notable alumni include: Michael Sheen, Geraint F Lewis, Lauren Drew, Dan Lydiate, and Adam Beard

NPTC Group of Colleges is able to offer its international students an outstanding range of A-Level subjects. International students usually progress from their A-Level programmes to universities in Wales and other parts of the UK. NPTC Group's unique approach is providing all subjects in a smaller student-centred environment where you will mix with UK students.  

NPTC Group is the ideal environment to combine studies with a superb quality of life. NPTC Group was established as Neath College in 1931 and has celebrated 90 years of education. On the doorstep of some of the most beautiful parts of the UK, NPTC Group is easily reached by rail or road. The location is perfect for those who like a mix of city life with the tranquility of the countryside and the seaside. NPTC Group's Neath College is ten minutes by road from Swansea and 30 minutes by road from Wales’ capital city, Cardiff and two and a half hours by train from London.

NPTC Group is in a fantastic location, being in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with a great culture, very lively nightlife and the biggest indoor market in Wales. This lively and welcoming atmosphere makes this part of the world the ideal place for learning, there is something for everyone: history, culture, beaches, and nightlife!

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One of the largest further education providers in Wales with campuses covering 30% of the country’s landmass and serving more than 270,000 residents, stretching from south to north Wales.

NPTC Sixth form Academy is in Neath, Port Talbot.

Offering full-time, part-time, and university-level courses, plus apprenticeships and commercial courses:

  • A-Levels – over 40 subjects
  • International Foundation Programme
  • Advanced Diploma in a broad range of vocational areas
  • Specific higher education programmes

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    Telephone: +44 (0) 330 818 8100

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