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What kind of course?

Learning levels

Welsh courses are available at different learning levels, whether you’re a beginner or already know a little – or a lot – of Welsh.  Watch our video for an overview, or find more detailed information here.

Most of our courses are being held in virtual classrooms at this time.

You can search for a course by level:


Name of Level Description Find a course


Courses for beginners, where you will learn to speak about everyday activities such as your work, family and friends, and hobbies. Entry level courses


This level builds on Entry level to teach all the basic patterns of the Welsh language. Foundation level courses


Suitable for those who are familiar with the main patterns of Welsh. There’s a little more writing, reading and listening at this level. Intermediate level courses


You’ll discuss all kinds of subjects and themes at this level.  The main aim is to create confident speakers Advanced level courses


These courses are suitable for fluent learners and Welsh speakers and are tailored to the needs of the class. Classes can focus on spoken or written skills. Proficiency level courses

Learning methods

Virtual Classroom


Self-study Courses

Blended learning

Residential Learning

Social Learning

Course providers

Welsh courses are run by 11 course providers across Wales, on behalf of the National Centre for Learning Welsh. 

You can search for a course by provider region:

Course provider

Provider region


Neath Port Talbot and Swansea

Vale of Glamorgan

Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Bridgend

Caerphilly, Torfaen, Newport, Blaenau Gwent and Monmouthshire



Mid Wales and Carmarthenshire

Gwynedd, Anglesey and Conwy

Flintshire, Denbighshire and Wrexham       



Work Welsh

Work Welsh

Work Welsh supports the development of Welsh skills for work purposes. Why not start with our free online taster courses which are available here?

Clwb Cwtsh

Clwb Cwtsh


Have you heard of Clwb Cwtsh? Clwb Cwtsh offer free Welsh taster courses for families. To learn more about the Clwb Cwtsh sessions available, click here.

Residential Courses

Residential Courses

Residential courses are usually held at Nant Gwrtheyrn, a language and culture centre on the Llŷn Peninsular in north west Wales, however due to current restrictions, courses are being held in virtual classrooms.