Courses for Adults

A full list of part-time and professional courses for adults.

Each year thousands of adults learn with CAVC. We offer a huge range of courses to progress your career or change jobs, develop your skills or a new interest.

This year we are offering more part-time courses than ever before. Scroll down for a complete list of courses available. 

Courses start from September – with limited spaces – so apply today to start your journey
with CAVC.

Automotive

Course name Level Start date Location
Auto-Electrical
L2 Part Time 21 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Automotive Welding (Evenings)
L2 Part Time 6 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Auto-Repair and Maintenance
L2 Part Time 21 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Hybrid Vehicle Awareness
L2 Part Time 11 December 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ATA Light Vehicle Inspection
L3 Part Time 4 December 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ATA MET
L3 Part Time 9 March 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ATA MET Re-accreditation
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ATA Senior Paint
L3 Part Time 28 November 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ATA Senior Panel
L3 Part Time 18 December 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
ATA Senior Panel Re-accreditation
L3 Part Time 5 December 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Automotive Refrigerant Handling
L3 Part Time 13 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Hybrid Vehicle Awareness
L3 Part Time 11 December 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
IRTEC Inspection
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
IRTEC Inspection Re-accreditation
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
MOT CPD
Course full
L3 Part Time 1 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
MOT Manager
L3 Part Time 2 December 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
MOT Tester
L3 Part Time 25 November 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Building Services & Engineering

Course name Level Start date Location
Basic Home Electrics - Beginner
L1 Part Time 2 November 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction to Building Services (Plumbing and Electrical)
L1 Part Time 20 July 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Machine Practices
L1 Part Time 2 March 2020 Barry Campus
Wall & Floor Tiling - Beginner
L1 Part Time 13 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Basic Home Electrics - Intermediate
L2 Part Time 6 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Computer Aided Design
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
In-Service Inspections and Testing of Electrical Equipment (PAT)
L3 Part Time 24 February 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Wall & Floor Tiling - Taster
EL2 Part Time 2 November 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Plumbing - Taster
EL3 Part Time 30 November 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction

Course name Level Start date Location
Construction Operatives
L1 Part Time 6 January 2020 Barry Campus East Cardiff Campus
Painting & Decorating
L1 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Plastering
L1 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Brickwork
Only 2 places left
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Self Funded Plastering
Only 2 places left
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Carpentry - NVQ
Only 1 places left
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction & The Built Environment - Higher National Certificate
Only 2 places left
L4 Part Time 14 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Site Supervision - CIOB
L4 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Construction Site Management - NVQ Diploma
L6 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
GCSEs

Course name Level Start date Location
Biology - GCSE
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
English Language - GCSE
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff East Cardiff Campus
French - GCSE
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
German - GCSE
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Italian - GCSE
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Mandarin - GCSE
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Mathematics - GCSE
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff East Cardiff Campus
Spanish - GCSE
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Hair, Beauty and Complementary Therapies

Course name Level Start date Location
Hair Up
L1 Part Time 20 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Make Up
L1 Part Time 4 March 2020 East Cardiff Campus
Barbering
L2 Part Time 21 September 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Cosmetic MakeUp
L2 Part Time 2 March 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Nail Enhancements
L2 Part Time 22 June 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
VTCT Certificate in Nail Technology / Manicure Services
L2 Part Time 12 October 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement within the Hair & Beauty Sector
L3 Part Time 7 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Certificate in Swedish Massage
L3 Part Time 1 July 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff East Cardiff Campus
Indian Head Massage
L3 Part Time 29 June 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff East Cardiff Campus
Sports Massage
L3 Part Time 15 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
VTCT Award in Bridal Hair
L3 Part Time 4 March 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Sports Massage
L4 Part Time 18 November 2020 Barry Campus
VTCT Certificate in IPL (Laser for skin rejuvenation and hair removal)
L4 Part Time 22 June 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Health and Safety

Course name Level Start date Location
First Aid at Work
L2 Part Time 6 May 2020 Cardiff International Sports Campus
NEBOSH National General Certificate
L3 Part Time 3 December 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Health and Social Care

Course name Level Start date Location
Mental Health Awareness
Course full
L1 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Mental Health First Aid
L1 Part Time 9 March 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Certificate in Counselling Skills
L2 Part Time 8 September 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction To Counselling
L2 Part Time 8 January 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Pre Access to Nursing
L2 Part Time 2 November 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Certificate in Counselling Studies
L3 Part Time 8 September 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
L4 Part Time 8 September 2020 Barry Campus
Foundation Degree in Healthcare Play Specialism
L5 Part Time 14 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Catering and Hospitality

Course name Level Start date Location
Cake Decorating and Sugarcraft
L1 Part Time 2 November 2020 Barry Campus
Chinese Food for a dinner party
L1 Part Time 25 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction to Healthy Eating
L1 Part Time 20 April 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Italian Food for a dinner party
L1 Part Time 7 November 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Prepare and cook meat and poultry
L1 Part Time 25 November 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Barista Skills
L2 Part Time 9 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Prepare and Cook Fish
L2 Part Time 2 December 2019 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Produce Basic Vegetable Dishes
L2 Part Time 28 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Professional Bar tendering
L2 Part Time 23 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Professional Cookery
L2 Full Time 8 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Sugarcraft: Wedding Cakes and Flower Sprays
L3 Part Time 10 February 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Healthy Eating - Family Learning
EL3 Part Time 14 September 2020 East Cardiff Campus
Sport, Public Services and Travel

Course name Level Start date Location
Cabin Crew
L2 Part Time 27 January 2020 International Centre for Aerospace
Teaching and Learning and Teacher Training

Course name Level Start date Location
Preparing to Work in Schools
L1 Part Time 2 March 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
CELTA (Certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages)
L5 Part Time 22 June 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Foundation Degree in Education, Learning & Development
L5 Part Time 14 September 2020 Barry Campus
PgCE / ProfCE in Post compulsory Education and Training
L5 Part Time 14 September 2020 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
BA (Hons) in Education, Learning & Development Top-up
L6 Part Time 14 September 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
A Levels

Course name Level Start date Location
Biology - A2
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Biology - AS
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business Studies - AL
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Business Studies - AS
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Chemistry - AS
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
English Literature - AL
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
French - AS
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Law - AL
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Mathematics - A2
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Mathematics - AS
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Photography - AS
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Psychology - AS
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Spanish - AS
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff

And there's more!

Take a look at our Business School and Digital Academy courses

Business School Courses

Digital Academy Courses

Adult Foundation and Access

Course name Level Start date Location
Adult Foundation
L2 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Access to Biosciences
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Access to Health Sciences
L3 Part Time 31 August 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Languages

Course name Level Start date Location
Academic English for IELTS
L1 Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
General English for International Students
L1 Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction to French - Speaking
L1 Part Time 13 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction to German - Speaking
L1 Part Time 13 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction to Italian - Speaking
L1 L2 Part Time 13 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Introduction to Spanish - Speaking
L1 Part Time 13 January 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Community Courses

Course name Level Start date Location
Managing Difficult Behaviour
L2 Part Time 27 October 2020 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Skills for Employment
L2 Part Time 7 September 2020 East Cardiff Campus