We have full-time courses in over 20 vocational subject areas. You can choose a course from Entry Level through to Level 3 Extended Diploma.


Discover our wide range of part-time courses across different subject areas. You can browse our Introductory courses through to Level 5.

Free Higher Education Courses

If your employed and want to study a course that is relevant to your job, you could study a qualification at university level completely free.


Start an apprenticeship with us, choosing one of our innovative training routes. From Plumbing to Civil Engineering, IT to Agriculture, you can find an option that best suits you.

A Levels

Access a wide variety of A Levels at our exciting new Penybont Sixth Form. You can have the best of both worlds through our partnership with Pencoed Comprehensive School.

Open Days at Bridgend

Come along to speak to our tutors and advisers on what courses we have available. Spaces fill up quickly – don’t miss out register your place now.

About Bridgend College

Welcome to Bridgend College! We are a proudly acclaimed Excellent College by Estyn and could be your first step onto your career path. We tailor to your ambitions and offer a wide range of courses, from Level 1 to Degree, in over 20 vocational areas.

Studying with us allows you to have a positive and engaging experience, academically and socially. You will be joining over 6000 new learners, studying across our five campuses or in the workplace.

Learner Services

We provide information regarding financial aid, transport arrangements, advice and guidance about our curriculum areas and also provide work placement assistance if that is a requirement of your course. We also work closely with the Careers Wales advisers and College Wellbeing Officers.

The Learner Services Team is based on the ground floor of A block at Bridgend Campus and within the main teaching block at Pencoed Campus.

Work with us

We have been on an incredible journey over the last 3 years. We have faced the most challenging funding settlements in recent FE history. However, due to the resilience of the incredible people who work here, we have enjoyed enormous success as evidenced in our Welsh Government Learner Outcome Report, Learner Voice Survey, Staff Survey and Financial Performance.


At Weston House it is our intention to help make the young people who stay with us “All that they can be” by putting our students at the centre of everything we do.


Do you want to enrich your skills? With our online provider, you can have the resources you need to achieve your ambitions.

Why choose learndirect? Because we can help you – just like we’ve helped thousands of others.

Learn English

ESOL courses develop English skills and provide qualifications in English for speakers of other languages.

We run various courses in the heart of Bridgend.

For more information click below

Skills for Adults

We are offering the chance for you to enhance your English, Maths and IT skills through our Skills for Adults courses. For more information, click below.


Kaya - Festival of World Music and Arts has been cancelled and will not proceed as scheduled at our Pencoed Campus.As land owners we were informed this week that festival will NOT go ahead. Bridgend College is not involved in any ticket…

Annual Awards 2017

We were delighted to hold our 2017 Annual Awards evening at the Best Western Heronston Hotel & Spa in Bridgend and the end of June, with our event sponsored by Sony UK Technology Centre, Pencoed.Of the 21 learners receiving departmental…

£550 donated for 2 Wish Upon a Star!

We’re delighted to announce that at our recent Annual Awards we raised £550 to our College Charity which is 2 Wish Upon a Star! Thank you very much for everyone that donated on the night!Rydym yn falch iawn i gyhoeddi yn ein Gwobrau Blynyddol…

Iwan Vasey winning a gold medal!

Iwan Vasey a Level 2 Diploma Bricklaying learner here at Bridgend College recently won a gold medal in the new entrant bricklaying final of a national skills competition. Supported by the Welsh Government through the European Social Fund, Skills…

Stars of the Future Awards

Recently our Construction learners entered for the Construction Plant Hire Association ‘Stars of the Future’ awards which were held at Bruntingthorpe Aerodome last Tuesday. We’re very proud to announce that both our Level 2 entrant Joel…