If studying full-time is not for you, then an apprenticeship with NPTC Group of Colleges could be exactly what you are looking for. You can gain nationally recognised qualifications, get paid and get a career.

Pathways Training, part of NPTC Group of Colleges is a proud provider that delivers personalised, industry-recognised qualifications across Mid and South-West Wales. All our assessors have a vast amount of industry experience and knowledge to support learners with their qualifications and employers along their journeys.

We have very successful apprenticeship programmes with major employers in our areas, such as Wikpak UK, Nidec Control Techniques, Makefast, EOM, Hilltop Honey, IP Group and Powys Health Board, Compact Orbital Gears, Carpenter & Paterson and Links Electric, amongst others.

An apprenticeship or work-based learning gives you the chance to gain valuable experience in a real job and gain nationally recognised qualifications, all whilst earning a wage!

You can find a career in lots of areas including:

Accountancy, Agriculture, Agricultural Mechanics, Business Administration, Care/ Clinical healthcare, Construction, Childcare & Playwork, Customer Service, Engineering, Motor Vehicle, Plumbing and Heating Engineer, Electrical Installation and Team Leading & Management.

Meet some of our current Apprentices!

Level 3 Business Admin apprentice Nikki Wellsford is an apprentice with Morland UK (part of Interior Products Group); the UK’s leading manufacturer of fully finished fit-out products. Nikki works as a Quality Technician at the company’s headquarters in Welshpool and she is undertaking her Business Admin apprenticeship through Pathways Training at Newtown College. The qualification is designed to fit within Nikki’s role as she can apply her written work to various aspects of her day-to-day tasks, and it helps her to understand the theory underpinning all aspects of the business.

Mustafa Wetti is an apprentice carpenter with David Jones Carpentry. Mustafa has recently won the Worshipful Livery Company of Wales Apprenticeship Award.

Codi Jerman, a Support Worker at The Oaks Care Home, Newtown has completed her Level 2 Health & Social Care Adults Apprenticeship to comply with Care standards. Codi said “This has given me the confidence and skills to go on to train to become a Midwife, something I never thought I would do before the Apprenticeship.”

For more information, please contact us:

Email pathwaystraining@nptcgroup.ac.uk

Phone ; Pathways Newtown College: 0330 818 9442