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South West College Engineers Success at the Apprentice of the Year Awards
02
June, 2015
South West College (SWC) had good reason to celebrate at the recent Department for Employment and Learning’s Apprentice of the Year Awards 2015.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 02/06/2015 10:32:30
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Innovative Further Education Students Claim Their Rewards
02
June, 2015
Colleges NI officially unveiled Further Education’s top innovators today (Wednesday 27th May) and rewarded them for coming up with a raft of exciting new projects linked to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
  • Troy Prenter
  • 02/06/2015 10:29:03
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Event shows how Further Education is a key driver for growth and jobs
20
May, 2015
Some of Northern Ireland’s biggest companies today teamed up at Parliament Buildings to show how working along the regional Further Education Colleges, were helping drive the NI economy.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 20/05/2015 16:47:36
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Building the foundations for a sustainable future
20
May, 2015
Pictured are students from the SOLAS Momentum BUILD programme along with their tutor Fiona Brazill (South West College) and Program Manager Dympna McCarron (Cavan Innovation and Technology Centre) who recently visited the South West College’s new award-winning CREST Centre in Enniskillen. This sustainable construction programme aims to equip jobseekers with the skills, qualifications and access to work opportunities in the growing sector of sustainable construction. 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 20/05/2015 16:45:29
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Health & Social Care success for SWC at Worldskills UK Regional Heats
20
May, 2015
Two local Health & Social Care students Philomena McGoldrick and Janet Jones represented South West College in the WorldSkills UK Regional heats in Birmingham recently.  Both girls performed outstandingly, with Philomena McGoldrick securing 3nd place overall in her regional heat.  Philomena and Janet are currently studying a QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care at SWC Omagh Campus.  Both students were chosen by their tutors to enter this year’s WorldSkills UK.  This is the College’s first endeavour into the competition in the Health & Social category.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 20/05/2015 16:43:33
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Local super skilled construction apprentices compete at Skillbuild NI 2015
15
May, 2015
The best local construction apprentices from across Northern Ireland tested their skills in 11 different construction trades at Skillbuild NI 2015, held at Belfast Metropolitan College’s Castlereagh campus on 29th and 30th April.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 15/05/2015 14:53:02
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Engineering students visit HQ of iconic global brand JCB
15
May, 2015
The BTEC Diploma in Engineering team of students, along with their tutor, Uel Little from South West College (SWC) Dungannon recently visited the JCB Headquarters in Staffordshire, England to find out more about the iconic global brand, renowned for its pioneering spirit and positioned as one of the world’s top 3 leading construction and agriculture machinery manufacturers.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 15/05/2015 14:50:30
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Youth Programme Celebration Event
15
May, 2015
Young people from across counties Tyrone and Fermanagh celebrated gaining a range of qualifications, new friends and a new direction in life through an innovative and inclusive learning programme launched by South West College (SWC) in September 2014.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 15/05/2015 14:48:28
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#DigiDayWest Puts Fermanagh on the Digital Map
13
May, 2015
On 12th May, the First Stop Shop hosted #DigiDayWest, the first digital marketing conference to be held in the North West of Ireland, which saw some of Ireland’s leading names in the field of digital marketing descend upon Enniskillen.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 13/05/2015 16:13:29
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Tapestry of Talent Showcased at College's end of year Art Exhibition
11
May, 2015
The South West College Foundation Diploma in Art and Design class of 2015 welcomed their family, friends and special guests to the hugely popular and widely anticipated end of year art exhibition, hosted at the Higher Bridges Gallery at the Clinton Centre in Enniskillen from 8th – 22nd May.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 11/05/2015 16:32:25
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