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Adult Community Learning (ACL)

The MTCBC Adult Community Education team provides a broad curriculum of learning opportunities to adults across the Borough. 

Our funding is sourced from investment from the County Borough Council, the Welsh Government and a unique franchise arrangement with The College Merthyr Tydfil.

As a department we are committed to providing a varied programme of learning –which meets Welsh Government skills priorities, but also responds to learners needs and interests.  We strive to ensure a quality assured courses designed to help individuals function and progress in work, at home,  and in their communities - Encouraging and supporting you to be the “best version” of yourself.

You can learn at a community venue close to where you live – or you can learn online from the comfort of your own home.  Most of our courses come at no or little cost.

Contact enquiries.adulteducation@merthyr.gov.uk Tel:  01685 727384  to find out more about:

  • Skills Clubs (brush up your Literacy and Numeracy Skills)
  • Family Programmes:  help your child with their reading and/or maths
  • ICT Skills:  Using Online Platforms (Zoom, Teams etc),  Applying for Universal Credit, Word Processing Skills, ECDL

New for 2021:

  • Using Social Media – and being a “digital citizen” (online shopping, keeping safe online etc)

Well Being Fridays – coping with the pressures of COVID, taking care of your own well being

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