Skills & Training

Aiming to build stronger communities, reduce social exclusion and poverty and encourage the development of the economy.

Providing jobs for local people requires a co-ordinated approach by the Council and its partners. There are a wide range of organisations which can offer employment support, training, upskilling and advice and guidance to our residents in the County.

Some of the support that can be provided locally include:

NPT Employability
NPT Employability is made up dedicated and experienced teams that can help you secure sustainable employment. Providing specialist employment advisory support and mentoring, including helping to build confidence, gain work experience, learn new skills, re-write your CV or apply for vacancies.

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Working for NPTCBC
Whether you’re just starting to think about your career options, searching for your first job or looking for a change or career or to return to work following a break, our entry to work routes aim to support everyone.

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What is an Apprenticeship?
It is a job with training. Being an apprentice means that you have a job that includes gaining recognised qualifications and essential skills whilst you are working and earning a wage.

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NPT Skills & Training
Skills and Training are a well-established department within Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council working to support the local and wider community by providing high quality training, qualifications and employment opportunities.

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Neath Port Talbot College
NPTC is a provider of industry recognised qualifications through its Pathways for Training and Apprenticeship programmes:

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Their Net Zero Academy provides courses and relevant training for businesses aiming to achieve net zero status.

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Cyfle Shared Apprenticeship Scheme
The scheme provides a service that supports young adults into sustainable employment within the construction industry via a shared apprenticeship. It helps young people further their careers and their chances of gaining employment.

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Working Wales
Working Wales can help you to get into a job, up-skill through courses and training, and to find the support and funding opportunities so that you can change your story.

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Social Value

The Foundational Economy

NPT Business Support Group

Community Benefits