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Pathways 3 Vocational Pathways

Start (w/c): 06/09/2021 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Nantgarw

Course Information

This course will provide an introduction to different vocational skills. You will have the opportunity to participate in visits in the local area and experience a variety of units based on progression opportunities on each campus.

What Will I Learn?

You will study Edexcel BTEC Entry Level Certificate in Vocational Studies– which could include Tourism, Art & Design, Internet, Digital Images, Presentation Software, Public Services and Health Needs units etc.

The units delivered may diver on each campus as these are planned to ensure ‘tasters’ for future higher level courses. You will also complete Essential Skills Communication; Essential Skills Application of Number; Essential Skills ICT and a BTEC Award in Workskills.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 16 or over and be working at Entry Level 2/3. Working towards a range of E3 qualifications.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.


There will be an initial assessment prior to starting the course. Assessment is on a continuous basis and you will need to put together a portfolio of your work throughout the course. Qualifications are gained by completing written, oral and practical tasks.


Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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Career Progression

  • After successfully completing the course you have the opportunity to progress onto mainstream courses, if appropriate. Specialist Careers’ advice is provided by Careers Wales and assistance with compiling a CV or accessing training is given prior to completion of the course.


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