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This website aims to help people understand the importance of the Welsh Language and Culture to the future of Wales.

It contains a wide range of information and guidance to help you make an informed choice about the advantages of learning Welsh, taking your qualification in Welsh and enables you to access a wide range of resources to develop your Welsh Language skills.

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Welsh Courses in Anglesey
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Holyhead Coleg Menai Beginner Mon 18.30 – 20.30 01248 382 752
Brynteg Village Hall Beginner Tues & Thurs 19.00 - 21.00 01248 382 752
Caemes Village Hall Foundation Wed 09.30 – 14.30 01248 382 752
Llangefni Coleg Menai Intermediate Tues 19.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Moelfre Ysgol Gymunedol Advanced Thurs 13.30-15.30 01248 382 752
Welsh Courses in Blaenau Gwent
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Abertillery Abertillery LAC Entry 1 Tue 19.00 - 21.00 01495 355 895
Brynmawr Brynmawr LAC Entry 1 Thu 9.30 - 11.30 01495 355 895
Ebbw Vale Ebbw Vale LAC Entry 1 Tue 13.00 - 15.00 01495 355 300
Abertillery Abertillery LAC Foundation 1 Tue 19.00 - 21.00 01495 355 895
Ebbw Vale Ebbw Vale LAC Foundation 1 Thu 9.30 - 11.30 01495 355 300
Ebbw Vale Ebbw Vale LAC Intermediate 1 Thu 13.00 - 15.00 01495 355300
Blaina Blaina LAC (Institute) Intermediate 2 Tue 9.30 - 11.30 01495 355 807
Blaenau Gwent Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone Advanced 3 Tue 18.00 - 21.00 01495 355 300
Welsh Courses in Bridgend
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Bridgend Bridgend Old Library Entry 1 Tues 10.00 – 12.00 01443 801 399
Porthcawl Porthcawl Comprehensive Entry 2 Mon 19.00 – 21.00 01443 801 399
Maesteg Bridgend College, Maesteg Campus Foundation 1 Wed 18.00 – 20.00 01443 801 399
Bridgend Bridgend College, Main Campus Foundation 2 Thurs 19.00 – 21.00 01443 801 399
Cwm Ogwr Canolfan Bywyd, Heol Aber Intermediate 2 Wed 19.00 - 21.00 01443 801 399
Welsh Courses in Caerphilly
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Bedwas Bedwas Adult Education centre Beginner Mon 19.00 – 21.00 01443 815 588
Risca Oxford House Beginner Mon 19.00 – 21.00 01443 815 588
Risca Oxford House Intermediate Thurs 18.30 – 20.30 01443 815 588
Bedwas Bedwas Adult Education centre Advanced Tues 19.00 – 21.00 01443 815 588
Welsh Courses in Cardiff
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Grangetown The Salvation Army Beginner Mon 19.00 – 21.00 02920 874 710
Cardiff Cardiff Centre – Welsh for Adults Beginner Mon 19.00 – 21.00 02920 874 710
Canton Chapter Arts Centre Foundation Mon 19.00 – 21.00 02920 874 710
Radyr Neighbourhood Learning Centre Intermediate Tues 19.00 – 21.00 02920 874 710
Llandaf St Michaels College Advanced Mon 19.00 – 21.00 02920 874 710
Welsh Courses in Ceredigion
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Aberaeron Aberaeron Memorial Hall Beginner Tues 13.00 – 15.00 01970 622236
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth Old College Beginner Mon 10.00 – 15.00 01970 622 236
Cardigan Ty Canol Foundation Wed 09.30 – 14.00 01970 622 236
Lampeter Ysgol Bro Pedr Intermediate Wed 19.00 – 21.00 01970 622 236
Cardigan Ty Canol Advanced Mon 19.00 – 21.00 01970 622 236
Welsh Courses in Carmarthenshire
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Carmarthen University of Wales Trinity Saint David Beginner Mon 17.30 – 20.30 01792 602 070
Ammanford Coleg Sir Gar Beginner Tues 18.00 – 20.00 01792 602 070
Llanelli Parc y Scarlets Foundation Mon & Wed 10.00 – 12.00 01792 602 070
Llandeilo Community Learning Centre Intermediate Wed 10.00 – 12.00 01792 602 070
Abergwili Abergwili Museum Advanced Thurs 9.30 – 11.30 01792 602 070
Welsh Courses in Conwy
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Betws y Coed Waterloo Hotel Beginner Mon 09.30 – 13.00 01248 382 752
Abergele Coleg Llandrillo Beginner Wed 18.00 - 20.00 01248 382 752
Colwyn Bay Town Hall Foundation Tues 12.45 – 15.15 01248 382 752
Llanwrst The Tannery Intermediate Thurs 19.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Llandudno John Bright School Advanced Tues & Thurs 19.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Welsh Courses in Denbighshire
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Denbigh Language Center Beginner Thurs 13.00 – 15.00 01248 382 752
Llangollen Council Chamber, Parade Street Beginner Wed 18.00 - 21.00 01248 382 752
Prestatyn Scala Foundation Tues 19.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Rhuthun Capel Pendref Intermediate Mon 09.30 – 13.00 01248 382 752
Rhyl Library, Stryd yr Eglwys Advanced Thurs 09.30 – 14.00 01248 382 752
Welsh Courses in Flintshire
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Flint Library Church Street Beginner Mon 19.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Holywell Druid Inn Beginner Thurs 17.00 - 19.00 01248 382 752
Mold Ty Pendre Pwll Glas Foundation Wed 18.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Connah’s Quay Civic Hall Intermediate Mon 17.00 – 19.00 01248 382 752
Mold Capel Bethal Advanced Mon 13.00 – 15.00 01248 382 752
Welsh Courses in Gwynedd
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Bangor Welsh for Adults Centre Beginner Mon & Thurs 19.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Caernarfon Institute Pavilion Beginner Wed 09.30 – 14.30 01248 382 752
Pwllheli Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Foundation Tues 17.00 – 19.00 01248 382 752
Porthmadog Ysgol Eifionydd Intermediate Mon & Tues 19.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Llanberis Library, Ffordd Chapel Coch Road Advanced Mon 19.00 – 21.00 01248 382 752
Welsh Courses in Merthyr Tydfil
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Merthyr Tydfil Welsh Centre Beginner Mon 19.00 – 21.00 01443 483 600
Bedlinog Miners Association Beginner Wed 17.30 – 19.30 01443 483 600
Gurnos Ysgol Goetre Foundation Fri 09.30 – 12.00 01443 483 600
Merthyr Tydfil Welsh Centre Intermediate Wed 16.00 – 18.00 01443 483 600
Cefn Coed Community Centre Advanced Wed 19.00 – 21.00 01443 483 600
Welsh Courses in Monmouthshire
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Abergavenny Llantilio Pertholey Comm Hall Entry 1 Tue 9.30 - 11.30 01495 333 710
Chepstow Boverton House Entry 2 Wed 18.30 - 20.30 01291 635 154
Caldicot Caldicot Community Education Bungalow, Caldicot Leisure Centre Foundation 1 Mon 9.30 - 11.30 01291 426 852
Abergavenny Abergavenny Youth Centre Foundation 2 Wed 19.00 - 21.00 01873 851 554
Abergavenny Abergavenny Youth Centre Intermediate 1 Wed 19.00 - 21.00 01873 851 554
Abergavenny Abergavenny Youth Centre Intermediate 2 Tue 9.30 - 11.30 01873 851 554
Caldicot Caldicot Community Education Bungalow, Caldicot Leisure Centre Advanced 2 Thu 18.30 - 21.00 01291 426 852
Monmouth Bridges Centre Proficiency 1 Fri 16.00 - 19.00 01495 333 710
Abergavenny St Michaels Centre Cwrs Uwch Pontio 1 Mon 9.30 - 11.30 01495 333 710
Welsh Courses in Neath/Port Talbot
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Neath Neath College Campus Beginner Tues & Thurs 19.00 – 21.00 01792 602 070
Glynneath Training Centre, Oddfellows Street Beginner Wed 18.30 – 20.30 01792 602 070
Bryncoch Ainon Baptist Church Foundation Tues – Thurs 09.30 – 11.30 01792 602 070
Port Talbot Port Talbot Library Intermediate Thurs 10.00 – 12.00 01792 602 070
Neath Neath College Campus Advanced Tues 19.00 – 21.00 01792 602 070
Welsh Courses in Newport
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Bettws Bettws ALC Entry 1 Wed 18.15 - 20.15 01495 333 710
Newport Charles Street Entry 2 Wed 13.00 - 15.00 01495 333 710
Rogerstone Rivermead Centre Entry 2 Mon 19.00 - 21.00 01495 333 710
Newport Charles Street Foundation 2 Fri 10.00 - 12.00 01495 333 710
Spytty Velodrome Intermediate 2 Mon 19.00 - 21.00 01495 333 710
Rogerstone Rivermead Centre Proficiency 1 Mon 9.30 - 12.30 01495 333 710
Welsh Courses in Pembrokeshire
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Haverfordwest Community Learning Centre Beginner Tues 10.00 – 14.30 01792 602 070
Fishguard Community Learning Centre Beginner Thurs 10.00 – 12.00 01792 602 070
Narberth Bloomfield Centre Foundation Tues 19.00 – 21.00 01792 602 070
Crymych Community Learning Centre Intermediate Mon 10.00 – 12.00 01792 602 070
Pembroke Dock Community Learning Centre Advanced Thurs 10.00 – 12.00 01792 602 070
Welsh Courses in Powys
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Brecon Brecon Cradoc Road Youth Centre Beginner Mon 18.30 – 20.30 01970 622 236
Crickhowell Crickhowell Infirmation Centre Beginner Tues 13.00 – 15.00 01970 622 236
Llandrindod Wells Llandrindod Wells, Celf o Gwmpus Foundation Thurs 11.00 – 13.00 01970 622 236
Builth Wells Builth Wells Secondary school Intermediate Tues 19.00 – 21.00 01970 622 236
Machynlleth Machynlleth Tabernacle Advanced Mon 13.30 – 15.00 01970 622 236
Welsh Courses in Rhondda
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Llwynypia Coleg y Cymoedd, Llwynypia Campus Entry 1 Mon 10.00 – 13.00 01443 801 399
Pontygwaith Pontygwaith Community Centre Entry 2 Tues 9.30 – 12.00 01443 801 399
Porth Ysgol Gyfyn Y Cymer Foundation 1 Wed 19.00 – 21.00 01443 801 399
Treherbert CwmNi, Bute Street Foundation 2 Tues 12.30 – 14.30 01443 801 399
Llwynypia Coleg y Cymoedd, Llwynypia Campus Intermediate 2 Tues 19.00 - 21.00 01443 801 399
Welsh Courses in Swansea
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Swansea Ty Tawe Beginner Mon-Thurs 09.30 – 12.00 01792 602 070
Gorseinon Gower College Swansea, Gorseinon Campus Beginner Tues 09.30 – 11.30 01792 602 070
Gorseinon Gower College Swansea, Gorseinon Campus Foundation Wed 18.30 – 20.30 01792 602 070
Pontardawe Cross Roads, High Street Intermediate Mon 09.30 – 11.30 01792 602 070
Fforestfach Saint Illtyd’s Hall Advanced Tues 09.30 – 11.30 01792 602 070
Welsh Courses in Torfaen
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Croesyceiliog Croesyceiliog CEC, The Highway Entry 1 Thu 10.00 - 12.00 01633 647 700
Cwmbran Power Station, St Dials Entry 1 Thu 9.30 - 11.30 01633 647 647
Cwmbran Power Station, St Dials Entry 2 Tue 10.00 - 12.00 01633 647 647
Croesyceiliog Croesyceiliog CEC, The Highway Foundation 1 Mon 19.00 - 21.00 01633 647 700
Pontypool The Settlement Foundation 2 Mon 19.00 - 21.00 01495 742 600
Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus Intermediate 1 Wed, Fri 10.00 - 12.00 01495 333 710
Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus Advanced 1 Thu 9.30 - 12.30 01495 333 710
Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus Advanced 3 Tue 18.00 - 21.00 01495 333 710
Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus Advanced 3 Mon 18.00 - 21.00 01495 333 710
Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus Fast Track Beginner 1 Mon 13.00 - 16.00 01495 333 710
Coleg Gwent Pontypool Campus Fast Track Foundation 1 Thu 13.00 - 16.00 01495 333 710
Welsh Courses in Vale of Glamorgan
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Barry Palmerston Community Learning Centre Beginner Mon 13.00 – 15.00 02920 874 710
Cowbridge Community College Beginner Mon 09.30 – 11.30 02920 874 710
Barry Library Foundation Wed 13.30 – 15.30 02920 874 710
Cowbridge Community College Intermediate Wed 18.30 – 20.30 02920 874 710
Barry Palmerston Community Learning Centre Advanced Sat 09.45 – 16.00 02920 874 710
Welsh Courses in Wrexham
Location Venue Level/Year Day Time Telephone
Wrexham Coleg Cambria Beginner Wed 18.30 – 20.30 01248 382 752
Coedpoeth Plas Pentwyn, Castle Rd Beginner Mon 18.30 – 20.30 01248 382 752
Wrexham Coleg Cambria Foundation Thurs 09.30 – 11.30 01248 382 752
Wrexham Coleg Cambria Intermediate Mon 18.30 – 20.30 01248 382 752
Wrexham Saith Seren Advanced Thurs 18.30 – 21.00 01248 382 752