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The National Centre for Learning Welsh


What is the National Centre for Learning Welsh?

  • The National Centre for Learning Welsh is responsible for all aspects of the Learn Welsh sector.
  • The Centre works with 11 course providers who deliver courses on its behalf.  Select the following link for more information - local providers.
  • Courses are available during the day and in the evenings, at different proficiency levels: Entry (for beginners); Foundation; Intermediate; Advanced and Proficiency.
  • Tutor-led courses are available in both virtual and face-to-face classes.
  • You can also follow online self-study courses, and courses that combine tutor-led learning with online self-study modules.
  • The Centre runs the 'Work Welsh' scheme which provides fully funded courses, in workplaces.
  • The Centre also runs other schemes targeting different groups, including 'Welsh at Home', 'Welcome to All', 'Welsh for Young People', and provision for the education workforce - select the following links for more information.

Opportunities to learn Welsh


  • Estyn inspects the work of the National Centre for Learning Welsh and its course providers.                                      
  • Estyn has published its inspection report on Learn Welsh Pembrokeshire, who provide courses on behalf of the National Centre.

  • Select the following button to learn more about Estyn's work.


Led by the Chief Executive, the Centre is divided into four directorates:

  • The Teaching and Learning Directorate is responsible for curricular aspects.
  • The Marketing and Communications Directorate is responsible for promoting the sector.
  • The Planning and Development Directorate is responsible for finance and performance. management systems and various projects, including Work Welsh.
  • The Strategy Directorate is responsible for the provision for young people between 16-25 years old.

Contact us

National Centre for Learning Welsh
The Llwyfan
College Road
SA31 3EQ

E-mail or phone 0300 323 4324

(Registered in England and Wales.  Company number: 09914004)

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