Coleg Y Cymoedd


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Before you join

How to Apply

We are delighted that you are considering joining Coleg y Cymoedd as an International learner and will help you with the application process to  ensure that you apply for the best course to suit your skills and abilities.

Applying at Coleg y Cymoedd

Firstly, you will need to choose your course.  Our Course Guides, and Course Search can help you in this.

To apply for a Further Education course at the College, you will need to submit an International course application form.  Available in Word or PDF version. (Please note that as an international learner, you must study a full time level 3 course or above).

For guidance as to your rights of study, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration

For help with completing an application form, please contact our International Office 


Notes on Applying at Coleg y Cymoedd

Information will be required from the applicant in enough detail to satisfy College staff that the applicant meets to course entry requirements. The applicant will be expected to supply copies of any certificates supporting his/her application together with proof of his/her level of English. The College requires a minimum level of IELTS 4.5 (or equivalent).

On receipt of the application and supporting documentation the applicant will undertake an interview via Skype/ telephone call. This will be undertaken by the International Officer and the course tutor of the course applied for. (The personal statement on the application form will assess the applicants written level of English).

If the applicant is accepted onto the course then the International Officer will send a ‘Confirmation of Study’ letter. The applicant is then expected to pay a 50% deposit of the tuition fees if he/she accepts the offer.

On receipt of the deposit the applicant will be issued with a CAS which will allow him/her to apply for a study visa under Tier 4 through the British Embassy in their home country.

If the applicant is successful in obtaining a visa then it expected that the outstanding 50% of tuition fees are payable upon arrival.

If the applicant is unsuccessful with the visa application then the College will refund all monies paid minus £100 administration fee.

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