Growing with the community

For information email or call 01639 721772

About Us

Glynneath Training Centre, View (Glynneath) Ltd, is small independent charity in South Wales, helping to improve quality of life for the communities of the Upper Neath Valley. We offer a wide range of courses, events and services:

  • Community Learning Centre
  • Rompers Day Nursery
  • Fane Arts Centre
  • Community Information Point
  • Rheola Walled Garden

At Glynneath Training Centre, we work in partnership with local colleges and universities to bring learning closer to home. You can take up learning in a range of subjects and levels, from basic skills through to GCSEs and higher education degrees.  You can volunteer at the Centre, our Rompers Nursery and at Rheola Garden or gain work experience through placements. We can arrange training for local business and community groups. Throughout the year, we host varied community, social and cultural events, family learning and health and well-being activities. 

Other services for our community include: 

  • Careers advice, retraining and ‘back to work’ advice.
  • Helpful services such as Welfare Benefits advice, health checks 
  • Support for mental well being through our CwmNi Iach Project
  • Community growing and environmental learning at Rheola Walled Garden and at various community sites, via our project, O Dan yr Awyr - Tyfu a Dysgu /Under the Sky - Growing and Learning
  • Community Computer Room 
  • Office/secretarial services for local businesses and community groups
  • Rooms can be hired for meetings or small conferences; we can arrange catering by local businesses


We aim is to create opportunities for learning, volunteering, social, cultural, health and well-being that can help address impacts of poverty, improve prospects and quality of life; and promote respect for and enjoyment of the local environment. We respond to community needs identified to help nurture personal/ and community growth and regenerate our local area. We improve local access to services, ensuring fairness for all.  We do this by delivering activities and support services that:

- Raise educational standards for young people and adults

- Improve skill, confidence and qualification levels to enhance employment prospects

- Offer guidance/mentoring to help overcome barriers, move towards positive outcomes

- Support parents/children with childcare, family learning/parenting skills support

- Develop ICT skills and digital awareness for increasing number of on-line services

- Provide advice on welfare benefits and help to develop financial literacy  

- Reduce social isolation/loneliness of Elders in our community, helping people age well

- Support community well-being, particularly those with physical/mental health difficulties

- Reduce/recycle waste through environmental projects and Revive Shop

 -Develop horticultural skills, community food growing, and care of local environment

- Encourage creativity, helping people of all ages make the most of their culture, heritage,

- Support and promote volunteering for personal and community benefit.

- Enable people to get involved, take responsibility for their local area and make a difference

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