Why choose CAVC

Why choose CAVC?

 

CAVC - the right choice for you


And here are just a few reasons why...

Cardiff and Vale College is one of the largest colleges in the country with more than 20,000 people learning with us each Year. With a wealth of courses and an excellent overall student success rate, we help students stand out from the crowd, gain employment and achieve their goals...

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Happy students!

Our students are some of the most satisfied in the country – those learning with us rated teaching and learning as above the UK average.

 

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Our students succeed

Our student success rate continues to rise with 86% achieving their main qualification in 2014 – one of the best records among colleges in the country.

  

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Our students progress

…with 78% of last Year’s students progressing to further learning, university or employment within two months of completing their studies with us.

 

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Our students continue to win

…more national awards than ever before such as National Worldskills Competition and UK entrepreneurial challenges.

 

 

gazelle.pngWe are a proud member of the Gazelle Group, the only college in Wales and one of only 23 in the UK, offering unique opportunities to be entrepreneurial and employable.

 

 

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We are training people in top class education and training facilities and centres of excellence, whilst continuing our ambitious plan to develop further sector-leading sites across the region.

 

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High Quality Education and Training

Estyn (Her Majesty’s Inspectors for Education and Training in Wales) placed us in the top quartile of colleges in the country.

 

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Top class Sport Academies

Learn and develop your sport of choice. We offer a CAVC Rugby Academy in association with the Cardiff Blues and a CAVC Football Academy based at Cardiff City FC House of Sport.

 

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Last Year over 50% of our Level 3 learners (e.g. A Levels/ BTEC) went on to study at universities across the country (that’s 750 students!) with the majority of the rest going directly into employment.