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NPTCBC Skills and Training delivers Welsh Government funded specialist programmes of learning and training offering Work-Based Learning opportunities and bespoke commercial training to meet the needs of local residents, employers and their employees.

NPTCBC Skills and Training are founding members of, and work in partnership with a diverse range of outstanding and like-minded providers known as Skills Academy Wales (SAW). SAW was established as the first Work-Based Learning Consortium of its kind in Wales in October 2009 and has been operating as a single contract with the Welsh Government since August 2010, led by NPTC Group, offering provision for the delivery of Work-Based Learning programmes throughout North, Mid and South Wales.

Partner organisations for Skills Academy Wales are: Pathways Training; Learn-kit Ltd; Gwendraeth Valley Community Enterprise Ltd (Jobforce Wales); Llanelli Rural Council; ACO Training Ltd; NPT County Borough Council (Skills & Training); Swansea ITeC Ltd and Coleg y Cymoedd.

In 2018 & 2019 Skills Academy Wales was the Highest Performing Apprenticeship provider in Wales.

NPTCBC Skills & Training is a non-statutory service delivering a range of work tasters, learning programmes, qualifications and employment opportunity programmes for people from the age of 14 - 65. Current delivery services are across the Neath Port Talbot County Borough, Swansea Bay and Bridgend regions, the organisation engages with approximately 300 learners and job seekers at any one time.