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Learning support

Learning Support at Coleg Gwent, South Wales

Learning support

At Coleg Gwent you’ll receive an outstanding level of learning support to make sure you achieve your full potential on your course.

We offer a wide range of additional learning support for learners that require help with their studies, including:

  • Study skills

  • Numeracy

  • Literacy

  • CV building

  • Exam preparation

  • Planning and organising coursework


Help with literacy and numeracySkills coaches provide dedicated sessions to help learners with their literacy, language and numeracy skills. You will have an initial assessment and this will decide how much and what type of support you will have.  Find out more about how we will help you with your literacy and numeracy.


Personal tutors You’ll have a personal tutor who will support you with the change from school to college.  You’ll meet regularly to discuss progress on your course, personal development and career development, and set milestones to help you achieve your goals.

Your personal tutor will help you by:

- Inducting you into your programme of study

- Setting, monitoring and reviewing your progress through regular one-to-one and group tutorials

- Ensuring you achieve SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely), challenging academic and personal targets through ACE, your electronic Individual Learning Plan

- Ensuring you access appropriate and specialist support where necessary

- Developing a career plan that stimulates ambition into your chosen career and progression route

- Developing wider skills through a programme of challenges and cross-College enrichment activities


Support for looked after children, care leavers and young carersWe’ve got the Buttle Quality Mark so if you’re currently or have been in care, or you are a carer yourself, we’ve got designated contacts to ensure you can access advice, guidance, support and advocacy.



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