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What is ACCA Applied Skills ACCA is the global body for professional accountants and employers know and respect this qualification and value the skills taught. It is a Level 6 Higher Education Course which is relevant to all areas of accountancy and finance. To become a qualified accountant, you must get relevant, supervised practical experience which proves to the employer that you have the skills necessary to do the job. Choosing the HLA route gives you two years’ practical experience which means that you have just one-year post exams to become a qualified accountant The ACCA Qualification gives you the most up-to-date skills you need to become a finance professional. Threaded through the whole journey are the ethics and values students need to make a difference. And because you can only qualify after completing at least 36 months of hands-on professional experience, student become exceptionally valuable to employers. How are the courses delivered? The ACCA Applied Course commences in September and is delivered on a part-time basis one day per week, term time over two years at Omagh Campus with the other four days in employment
The level 4 certificate course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career as an Accounting Technician. The Certificate prepares you to carry out basic accounting tasks in the workplace. Successful completer of the level 4 certificate can advance to the next level, a level 5 Diploma to further their accountancy studies.
This course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career as an Accounting Technician. The Certificate prepares you to carry out basic accounting tasks in the workplace.
The aim of this qualification is The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective group training sessions. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self-employed students. Please ask for further details.
The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self-employed students. Please ask for further details.
The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to work unsupervised as a personal trainer. This includes being able to offer one-to-one training, baseline assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming which is specific to the individual needs of a client. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self-employed students. Please ask for further details.
This course aims to provide students with the background knowledge and practical skills to be able to plan, deliver and review strength and conditioning programmes that work towards athletes achieving their performance goals. This course is suitable for those currently working in the fitness industry in roles such as personal trainers, sports coaches and strength and conditioning coaches. This is a bespoke, industry relevant qualification which helps currently qualified fitness instructors to build upon their professional competence and to open up further employment opportunities. In order to possess and demonstrate a suitable level of occupational competence, instructors are now required to hold a bespoke qualification within this discipline. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self-employed students. Please ask for further details.
ACCA is the global body for professional accountants. Employers know and respect the qualifications and value the skills taught. It is relevant to all areas of accountancy and finance. At SWC we offer the qualification at two levels – Applied Skills and Strategic Professional. To become a qualified accountant, you must also get relevant, supervised practical experience. This proves to employers that you have proven experience and practical skills relevant to the role. You can complete your work experience before, during or after your exams. In order to achieve the complete ACCA Qualification, students have to:
  • Complete a maximum of 13 exams, depending on prior experience and qualifications
  • Complete an Ethics and Professional Skills module
  • Evidence three years of practical work experience within a relevant role. This means that students can complete the ACCA Qualification in a minimum of three years
  • ACCA is the global body for professional accountants. Employers know and respect the qualifications and value the skills taught. It is relevant to all areas of accountancy and finance. At SWC we offer the qualification at two levels – Applied Skills and Strategic Professional. To become a qualified accountant, you must also get relevant, supervised practical experience. This proves to employers that you have proven experience and practical skills relevant to the role. You can complete your work experience before, during or after your exams. In order to achieve the complete ACCA Qualification, students have to:
  • complete a maximum of 13 exams, depending on prior experience and qualifications
  • complete an Ethics and Professional Skills module
  • evidence three years of practical work experience within a relevant role.
  • This means that students can complete the ACCA Qualification in a minimum of three years.

    The BA Honours Visual Media Arts has two pathways, Game Development and Film. Read on to find out about the similarities and differences in the two options. Students should choose the option that appeals to them most, or contact the course director to discuss your options. The BA Honours Visual Media Arts has been designed to allow students to embrace their creativity while learning industry standard processes relevant to the creation of content for the film and game industries. Course design has been informed by extensive consultation with industry experts to ensure that all our graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to succeed in the competitive world of visual media. The course offers a unique fusion of technical knowledge with core artistic principles with a strong emphasis on the practical skills sought after by industry employers. Modules will provide students with an understanding of core creative concepts, extensive training in the use of industry standard software tools and ultimately the ability to become fluent in the creation of content for video games or films. Students can choose to specialise in one of two key areas:
  • Film production
  • Game development
  • The programme offers a range of specialised modules that will empower students to exit the course with a very robust and employable portfolio.
    *Applications must be made to Stranmillis directly before 31st March on year of entry.* This is a four year part-time course aimed at those interested in a career in Early Years. The theoretical training establishes and develops the skills necessary to cope with the challenges of supporting, caring for and educating young children in a professional environment. A work based element forms an integral part of the degree and graduates will be highly qualified with a sound, practical and theoretical training.
    The overarching aim of the BEng (Hons) Building Services with Sustainable Energy programme is to produce high calibre graduates who shall have obtained the relevant competencies to undertake roles within one of the many disciplines of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Energy. The programme has been developed to produce professional and competent project managers and engineers equipped with industry relevant technical and managerial skills. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    This BEng (Hons) Engineering Degree programme has been designed with industry objectives at its core. The aim of this programme is to produce graduates who can apply their understanding, knowledge, experience, skills and know-how to create social and economic value within the context of the Northern Ireland and UK economy. It aims to produce graduates who understand the underlying principles which underpin engineering, who can to conceive, design and implement a solution to a problem, creating something new which adds value to an organisation and society, within the boundaries of organisational strategy.
    This BEng (Hons) Engineering Degree programme has been designed with industry objectives at its core. The aim of this programme is to produce graduates who can apply their understanding, knowledge, experience, skills and know-how to create social and economic value within the context of the Northern Ireland and UK economy.It aims to produce graduates who understand the underlying principles which underpin engineering, who can to conceive, design and implement a solution to a problem, creating something new which adds value to an organisation and society, within the boundaries of organisational strategy.
    BPW has recently collaborated with South West College (Omagh Campus) to form a Northern Ireland based training centre in a drive to support local access to BPW accredited heavy axle training courses.
  • The two day BPW Axle and Suspension Service and Maintenance is a high quality training course giving students access to the latest axle equipment for training and demonstration purposes.
  • Successful candidates will be certified with BPW for three years.
  • This course aims to produce high quality graduates who have obtained the relevant competencies to undertake roles within one of the many computing disciplines. The programme has been developed to produce professional and competent staff for the computing industry.
    The overarching aim of the BSc (Hons) Construction Engineering & Management programme is to produce high calibre graduates who shall have obtained the relevant competencies to undertake roles within one of the many disciplines of construction engineering and construction management. The programme has been developed to produce professional and competent construction managers and engineers equipped with industry relevant technical and managerial skills. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    The programme provides applicants with a core knowledge and the higher technical skills in Transport, and focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in both the academic and Work Based Learning components of the programme. A universal approach to the course coupled with opportunities to work with students from other Higher Education programmes will enable participants to gain an appreciation of the importance of a team approach in the modern and vibrant Transport sector. This multi-disciplinary approach is critical to ensure the successful and timely delivery of Transport and Supply Chain Management projects. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    Our GCSE English Language specification encourages students to explore and respond, both imaginatively and critically, to a variety of texts. Students use reading to improve their writing skills. They also enhance their understanding of how language variations relate to identity and cultural diversity.
    The GCSE class will take place from September until June. The CCEA GCSE specification develops students’ enthusiasm for the language while increasing their confidence in the four key skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. This qualification builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills developed through the Modern Languages Area of Learning. Assessment is a key component of this course: There is an external examination for each of the specification’s four assessment units, each worth 25% of the overall mark. The teacher conducts and records the speaking exam for CCEA examiners to mark, and students have the opportunity to prepare one of the conversation topics in advance.
    Biology is the study of living organisms. It is concerned with studying microbes, classifying organisms and investigating different species and their interactions with each other and the natural environment.
    The CIPD Level 3 Certificate in People Practice is a Foundation-level, professional qualification based on the CIPD Profession Map. The primary purpose of this qualification is to develop learners’ knowledge and skills to build their expertise, inspiring them to undertake tactical tasks that deliver value. Learners will build their confidence and knowledge aimed at being able to contribute to immediate colleagues, customers and the organisation; supporting change and driving impact, to create immediate and short-term value. They will gather information to use in their role and use this to understand their work, organisation and profession more deeply.
    ‘New CIPD qualifications are being introduced in 2021. Based on the new Profession Map, the qualifications focus on the knowledge and behaviours required to create value and make an impact in the changing world of work. The new qualifications set the standard for people professionals. We are planning to offer these from September 2021 (pending CIPD approval). At this stage we are taking expressions of interest. More information will be available once approval is confirmed.’ The CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management is a professional qualification based on the CIPD Profession Map. This qualification is designed for learners aged 18+ who want to learn about people practice. This qualification extends and fosters a deeper level of understanding and application and naturally progresses learners’ expertise in people practice. It is suited to individuals who:
  • are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in people management
  • are working in a people practice role and wish to contribute their knowledge and skills to help shape organisational value
  • are working towards or working in a people manager role
  • This qualification is suitable for you if you are currently working in the field of HR management and wish to extend your knowledge and skills to develop your career.
    This course provides an excellent introduction to the IT industry and interactive exposure to personal computers, hardware, and operating systems. Students participate in hands-on activities and lab-based learning to become familiar with various hardware and software components and discover best practice in mainternance and safety. In addition, PC Hardware and Software covers the following new topics:Laptops and portable devices
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Security
  • Safety and environmental issues
  • Communication skills
  • This course is suited to students interested in developing the expertise to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of massage using hot and colds stones. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a beauty salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within the beauty industry and will open various pathways for progression.
    The Award for IT Users (Microsoft Digital Literacy) is ideal for anyone new to the world of computing who wishes to follow the Microsoft Digital Literacy learning programme. This first step in understanding IT can aid progression on to further qualifications.
    Many new technologies are being utilised such as 3-D printing and additive manufacturing in a wide range of industries to produce functional products for consumer use. These technologies require the ability to take a design and create a 3-D computer based model. Such models can then be used via the 3-D printing machines to produce a prototype and/or real functional components.
    Our Level 1 welding courses are ideal for anyone who wants to become a welder and is new to welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting and/or brazing and soldering.
    Our Level 1 welding courses are ideal for anyone who wants to become a welder and is new to welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting and/or brazing and soldering.
    Our Level 1 welding courses are ideal for anyone who wants to become a welder and is new to welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting and/or brazing and soldering.
    City and Guilds Level 2 AutoCAD 2D is ideal if you have some experience in computing, perhaps in construction design or engineering design, and want to increase your knowledge and skills and progress in your career. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    If you have been using 3D CAD independently or have completed the level 1, then a higher qualification in Computer Aided Design (CAD) could be right for you. CAD modelling is used to manufacture new components/prototypes in a variety of areas including engineering, dental, food production and medical industries etc. Many new technologies are being utilised such as 3-D printing and additive manufacturing in a wide range of industries to produce functional products for consumer use. These technologies require the ability to take a design and create a 3-D computer based model. Such models can then be used via the 3-D printing machines to produce a prototype and/or real functional components.
    The Level 2 Awards and Certificates are ideal if you are already working in welding and fabrication industries and are looking to develop your skills further, to increase your responsibilities and knowledge.
    The one year course covers a wide range of areas relating to the skills and knowledge required for preparing to work in the Barbering Industry.
    Has television reality shows got your attention? These qualifications cover all the patisserie and confectionery skills and knowledge to show you've got what it takes for a successful career as a pastry chef. Ideal for those looking to become professional pastry chefs or for those wanting to progress in their careers, for individuals who enjoy this area of cookery as a hobby and for those employees looking to further their knowledge and skills in this area.
    The Level 2 Certificate in Induction into Adult Social Care in Northern Ireland will suit learners who are interested in working, or are new to working, in adult social care in Northern Ireland. Learners need to acquire essential knowledge of the area.
    This qualification meets the needs of learners who want to work front of house within a hospitality environment. It is also for those learners that want a rounded knowledge of both front of house and the kitchen, which will enable them to look at more senior positions in the future. The qualification covers all aspects of food and beverage service. It will deliver the key skills required by the learner to ensure they will have a thorough understanding of the role and expectations that any future employer will expect of them.
    This one year course is suited to students interested in a career in the hairdressing industry. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a hairdressing salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within this creative industry. This course will open various pathways for progression. The college would recommend a work placement to assist with the development of skills.
    This course is for candidates looking to develop the key skills and understanding in motor vehicle systems. Successful candidates will have the basic skills needed to apply for an automotive apprenticeship or similar engineering pathway. It will allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the automotive industry.v
    The Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair is for learners commencing or developing a career in the motor industry. This practical qualification demonstrates their skills in removing and replacing parts competently on light vehicles.
    This course is suited to students interested in a career in the beauty therapy industry. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a beauty salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within the beauty industry and will open various pathways for progression. The college would recommend a work placement to assist with the development of skills.
    This two year course is suited to students interested in a career in the hairdressing industry. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a hairdressing salon and will engage with customers and potential employers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within this creative industry. This course will open various pathways for progression. Work placement is an integral part of the training and often leads to employment.
    Are you an enthusiastic person who loves a challenge and likes to be in a busy, lively and people focused environment? A Professional Cookery Diploma may suit you if you have some basic skills or experience with food, or may just have a genuine interest in learning more about cooking as a career. This course will allow you to develop the practical, industry relevant skills which will equip you with the basics of what is needed to work effectively as a chef in wide variety of service settings. This course is a one-year programme and suitable for anyone over 16 years of age, as a follow on to an introductory course or for direct enrol if underpinning knowledge and experience of the catering industry can be demonstrated. The opportunities in the area of catering are endless, and for every type of learner there is a job role which can be suitably matched to allow for a fulfilled and satisfying career, so please come along and talk to the teaching team to find out more.
    This diploma will suit you if you have some basic skills and experience as a chef, probably from a role where you work under supervision. You may want to gain a formal qualification and increase your skills so that you can take on a more senior role.
    The qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required to be a professional dental nurse. Units of study include direct chair side work and support during a range of dental treatments, organizational and legal requirements which underpin high quality dental care, and the role of the dental nurse in meeting patients’ needs.
  • This course meets the requirements of the General Dental Council (GDC) for Dental Nursing.
  • *Course duration is 52 weeks Sept 21 - Aug 22 (delivered over two academic years)
    For these qualifications candidates will be required to complete the following assessments:
  • FIVE practical assignments
  • One GOLA on-line underpinning knowledge test.
  • The aim of these qualifications is to:
  • allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the engineering and construction sectors
  • provide valuable accreditation of skills and knowledge for candidates.
  • This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a massage therapist. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
    This qualification will help you to develop your skills further, perhaps to become a specialist chef or move into a management role. It is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in higher education and/or employment in this globally and economically important sector.
    This course is suited to students interested in developing their existing hairdressing skills. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the normal day to day running of a hairdressing salon and will engage with customers. This will ensure students are ready to begin an exciting journey within this creative industry. This course will open various pathways for progression.
    Learning the underpinning knowledge to do the job once employed. The learner will ensure, that each client is approached in a person-centred way and learners will gain the knowledge to operate in this way. It is imperative that carers work in a professional manner at all times, hence the need for confidentiality and the adherence to the NISCC code of conduct. Level 3 carers will also learn about the importance of recording accurately and reporting appropriately within the policies and procedures of the organisation.
    The qualification allows learners to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding about child development (0-12 years) and to develop and refine the practical and technical skills required for employment and / or career progression in the Early Year and Childcare sector, working with children from 0-5 years and 11 months. Part time option is delivered over 1.5yrs and 45 weeks.
    The Level 3 Diploma in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair covers complex faults in lorries and coaches. Learners will be taught how to diagnose faults using the correct diagnostic procedure. This qualification is recognised in over 300 countries. Learners will gain status as a fully qualified Heavy Vehicle Mechanic.
    The Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair covers complex faults in cars and small vans. Learners will be taught how to diagnose faults using the correct diagnostic procedure. They will have access to the most up to date technologies in the sector. The qualification is recognised in over 300 countries. Learners will gain status as a fully qualified Vehicle Mechanic.
    If you are keen to make your mark in the world of culinary excellence, then a Level 3 Professional Cookery Diploma is a must in order to demonstrate skill and commitment to this industry. The programme builds on a sound understanding of cooking and commodities and moves you to a higher repertoire of complex dishes and technical ability, increasing your knowledge of advanced tools and techniques. Highly experienced tutors help you develop practical and interpersonal skills and competitive edge. They will ensure you have a thorough knowledge of up to date culinary and ethical trends along with the necessary operational management skills to be successful in a catering environment. This is an immersive learning experience designed for those who are serious about cooking at a higher level and progressing to the management and strategic roles within hospitality. This course is a two-year full-time programme offered as progression to the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery or for those who can demonstrate commensurate experience and knowledge.
    This qualification is for practitioners who conduct internal quality assurance of the assessment process from within a centre or organisation, by sample planning, monitoring and advising on the practice of assessors. Primary evidence must come from the candidate IQA monitoring and quality assuring the work of two assessors, each with a minimum of two candidates of their own through components of a qualification. You will also be assessed on your knowledge of the principles and practices of quality assurance in a learning and development context.
    The Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Diagnostic Techniques enables learners to enhance their logical thinking skills. The course will enable you to enhance your diagnostic skills to a higher level. Advanced diagnostic skills require not only technical skills but the ability to carry out logical, structured thinking, investigation processes and resolution skills. This course will fulfil that requirement.
    This level 2 Award is comprised of only one unit and is a helpful introduction to the area of End of Life Care. The course will give those who have little or no knowledge, a basic understanding of end of life care.
    This qualification provides learners with specialist skills and knowledge in one of the major growth areas of the hospitality industry – the beverage sector. The unit is aimed at all first line operatives where coffee is served – this includes coffee bars, coffee houses, cafes, hotels and restaurants.
    The Level 2 Diploma is suited to learners who are working in the care field and who do not have any qualifications in Health and Social Care. Learners must be aged 16-24 and employed to avail of Apprenticeship training. Potential applicants can undertake this course part time as a fee paying student but is advised to undertake a minimum of 10 hours work placement each week throughout the duration of the course. Learners who wish to pursue a career in a range of care fields may also undertake the Level 2 programme if they are aged 16-18 through the Skills For Work component of Training For Success
    Learners will learn how to supervise the care to clients by other staff members. The learner will also ensure, is that each client is approached in a person centred way and learners will gain the knowledge and skills to operate in this way. It is imperative that carers work in a professional manner at all times, hence the need for confidentiality and the adherence to the NISCC code of conduct. Level 3 carers will also learn about the importance of recording accurately and reporting appropriately within the policies and procedures of the organisation
    CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world.
  • The only credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment
  • Trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end point management & technical support roles
  • Regularly re-invented by IT experts to ensure that it validates core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace
  • This qualification is intended for candidates who want to: Learn basic counselling skills (listening and responding skills) in helping roles. Find out more about counselling (this qualification won’t teach them to be a counsellor, but may help them decide whether or not they want to train as one). Improve professional and personal relationships.
    English not your first language? ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) courses are available for those who want to improve their English speaking/listening/reading/writing for life and work in the UK. Classes take place once a week for three hours from September to June in all campuses. They may be available in the morning or in the evening, depending on demand. Recruitment/Open Days/Enrollment days - Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh Campus days are as follow:
  • Thursday 19th August 10.00 am - 6.00pm (All campuses except Cookstown)
  • Wednesday 25th August 1.00 pm - 8.00 pm (All campuses)
  • Tuesday 31st August 5.00pm - 9.00pm (All campuses)
  • We offer 5 levels starting from Entry 1 up to Level 2 with City and Guilds. After successful completion of tests in class, students achieve a certificate at the appropriate level.
    FREE Courses in ICT. Have you struggled with ICT and want to improve your skills? If this sounds like you, then South West College, Essential Skills Course in ICT is for you and best of all, it's FREE! Classes are delivered during the day and in the evening to suit everyone. Classes in ICT are available from Entry Level through to Level 2 (achievement at Level 2 is comparable to GCSE standard). The classes are designed to help improve your ICT. You will be able to: learn at your own pace, practise how to use the skills you learn in everyday situations, gain qualifications that employers will recognise. At Level 1 learners will be able to apply ICT skills independently to meet needs, to exchange information and to solve problems in a range of familiar situations. Students will learn basic operations using various Microsoft Office packages, acquire efficient internet and search engine techniques as well as developing skills for basic PC operations. In Level 2 Essential Skills ICT, learners will use a mixture of packages for word processing, spreadsheets and databases to meet the needs of their coursework tasks and which they can use in their work or personal life. Learners will also learn to use email for the sending and receiving attachments and storing contacts, file saving and retrieving and correct PC operations.
    FREE Courses in English. Have you struggled with English and want to improve your skills? If this sounds like you, then South West College, Essential Skills Course in English is for you and best of all, it's FREE! Classes are delivered during the day and in the evening to suit everyone. Classes in English are available from Entry Level through to Level 2 (achievement at Level 2 is comparable to GCSE standard). The classes are designed to help improve your reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will be able to: learn at your own pace, practise how to use the skills you learn in everyday situations, gain qualifications that employers will recognise.
    Being able to apply mathematics effectively to everyday life, work or learning is important. Essential Skills qualifications are a crucial passport to success in almost any area of work, life or further learning and are suitable for learners of all ages, though are designed particularly for learners over the age of 16.
    This unit covers the skills and knowledge needed to prove the competences required to cover a broad range of basic fluid power assembly activiites that will prepare the learner for entry into the engineering or manufacturing sectors.
    Embarking upon a career in Building Services with Sustainable Energy can open a wide variety of career choices, for example, a career path that can lead you into a mechanical, electrical or a renewable engineering aspect of a building's envelope. Building Services Engineers also have a growing role in the deployment of renewable energy systems, sustainability and energy efficiency in buildings. You will be playing a key role in delivering a low carbon environment which will aid in combating climate change and fossil fuel depletion.
    Embarking upon a career in Building Services with Sustainable Energy can open a wide variety of career choices, for example, a career path that can lead you into a mechanical, electrical or a renewable engineering aspect of a building's envelope. Building Services Engineers also have a growing role in the deployment of renewable energy systems, sustainability and energy efficiency in buildings. You will be playing a key role in delivering a low carbon environment which will aid in combating climate change and fossil fuel depletion.
    Teaching Delivery Statement

    The teaching and learning strategy within this programme will comprise of a range of delivery methods such as face to face, online and blended. All methods used have the full agreement of students, external examiners and awarding body partners
    Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    This course is designed around the requirements of Cyber Security in the Northern Ireland industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to design and implement cyber security solutions. Additionally, 'soft' skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
    This course is designed around the requirements of Cyber Security in the Northern Ireland industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to design and implement cyber security solutions. Additionally, 'soft' skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
    *Please read the additional information for this course carefully before applying* The Foundation Degree will provide you with the opportunity to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of early years and related issues, enabling you to become a competent and well qualified Early Years Practitioner. The Foundation Degree will give you a nationally recognised qualification and evidence of your ability to work in the Early Years sector. You will also have the chance to articulate to Level 2 (Semester 2, Year 2) BA Early Childhood Studies at Stranmillis and South West College, Omagh Campus.
    This course aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of management within a hair and beauty context. It also aims to develop students’ skills in a range of hair and beauty services, which are aligned to the needs of employers in the industry.
    The Foundation Degree in Sport and Exercise course will focus on developing knowledge of the field (content) whilst giving the learners the opportunities to apply their learning in practical contexts (experience) whilst enhancing their learning through problem solving approaches (challenging and authentic tasks). The learning approaches will take into account the diverse backgrounds of learners nurturing them through levels four & five whilst developing them into independent learners and critical divergent thinkers ready for employment or undergraduate study (Inclusive environment, activities linked to student experience). Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    This course throws open the kitchen door and explores the principles and practices of a modern 21st century kitchen environment. You will be taken on a journey which will better define your career options of the depth and scope of what the world of culinary arts has to offer. It will also prepare you for, or support you in, a leadership role. The course content will give practical skills and techniques while broadening the learner's knowledge and understanding of what it is to work in a modern ethical kitchen environment. The programme is supported by outstanding physical resources supplemented with sector leading digital capability.
    The programme provides applicants with a core knowledge and the higher technical skills in Transport, and focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in both the academic and Work Based Learning components of the programme. A universal approach to the course coupled with opportunities to work with students from other Higher Education programmes will enable participants to gain an appreciation of the importance of a team approach in the modern and vibrant Transport sector. This multi-disciplinary approach is critical to ensure the successful and timely delivery of Transport and Supply Chain Management projects. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    The programme provides applicants with a core knowledge and the higher technical skills in Transport, and focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in both the academic and Work Based Learning components of the programme. A universal approach to the course coupled with opportunities to work with students from other Higher Education programmes will enable participants to gain an appreciation of the importance of a team approach in the modern and vibrant Transport sector. This multi-disciplinary approach is critical to ensure the successful and timely delivery of Transport and Supply Chain Management projects.
    The Foundation Degree Visual Media Arts has two pathways, Game Development and Film. Read on to find out about the similarities and differences in the two options. Students should choose the option that appeals to them most, or contact the course director to discuss your options. The Foundation Degree in Visual Media Arts has been designed to allow students to embrace their creativity while learning industry standard processes relevant to the creation of content for the film and game industries. Course design has been informed by extensive consultation with industry experts to ensure that all our graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to succeed in the competitive world of visual media. The course offers a unique fusion of technical knowledge with core artistic principles with a strong emphasis on the practical skills sought after by industry employers. Modules will provide students with an understanding of core creative concepts, extensive training in the use of industry standard software tools and ultimately the ability to become fluent in the creation of content for video games or films. Students can choose to specialise in one of two key areas:
  • Film production
  • Game development
  • The programme offers a range of specialised modules that will empower students to exit the course with a very robust and employable portfolio.
    GCSE Maths is a ‘must-have’ qualification, which can open a wide range of opportunities from promotion at work to entrance to a good university. Once on the course, students follow a unitised syllabus and then complete the course with a set of examinations at the end June. There is an initial assessment prior to the start of the course to ensure that students are on an appropriate level course.
    This Award acts as an introduction to the basics of using commercially available accounting software to set up a computerised accounting system, process business transactions and produce reports The Level 1 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping qualification is specifically aimed at learners who wish to begin their studies of computerised accounting and gain entry to a Level 1 qualification within the regulated qualification framework. The qualification has been designed to appeal to individuals within the following groups: Learners starting their studies in the subject of computerised accounting from a point of no previous knowledge or experience. Learners employed at a junior level with some limited basic accounting knowledge and skills who want to formalise their competence by gaining a recognised accredited qualification in computerised bookkeeping. Learners returning to study and/or work after a study or career break. Learners considering a change in career. Learners considering a career as a self-employed practitioner. Owners of small businesses wanting an introduction to the function of computerised accounting so that they can personally keep computerised records for their business.
    This Certificate provides the knowledge and skills to set-up a computerised accounting system, prepare business documents, process a wide range of transactions from source documents and produce reconciliations and reports. The Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping qualification is specifically aimed at learners who wish to further their studies of computerised accounting and gain a qualification at Level 2 of the regulated qualification framework, either from a point of no previous knowledge, or having already achieved the IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping. The qualification will also appeal to those learners who already have some practical knowledge and skills and wish to gain an accredited qualification in the subject of computerised accounting. Owners of small businesses should also find the qualification useful as it gives coverage of the use of commercially available computerised software suitable for maintaining accounts for a small business.
    Introduces the learner to the more advanced processing skills required to make accounting adjustments and prepare financial statements and prepare management reports for a sole trader or partnership to using a computerised accounting system The Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping and Accounting qualification is primarily designed to appeal to learners who already have a good working knowledge of the software, and wish to further their studies of computerised bookkeeping within a working business environment gaining a qualification at Level 3 of the regulated qualification framework, either from a point of no previous knowledge, or having already achieved the IAB Level 2 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping. The qualification will also appeal to those learners who already have good practical knowledge and skills and wish to gain an accredited qualification in the subject. Owners of small businesses may also find the qualification useful as it gives coverage of the wide range of tasks that can be carried out using commercially available accounting software suitable for maintaining accounts for a small business.
    This qualification is ideal if you have management/ supervisory responsibilities but no formal training/ qualifications. It is particularly suited to practising team leaders seeking to move to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other challenges.
    This qualification is made up of a wide range of units covering core management skills. By undertaking this programme you will develop key leadership and management skills across a range of areas.
    This qualification is ideal if you have management responsibilities but no formal training and are keen to develop your abilities. It is especially suited to team leaders who want to move up to the next level of management or for those who need to lead teams through change. The programme will help you to be an effective and confident firstline manager.
    This qualification is designed for project managers, department heads, and other practising middle managers to develop skills and experience, improve your performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities. The qualification is made up of a broad range of units covering skills in six core areas:
  • Achieving Results;
  • Facilitating Innovation and Change;
  • Managing Yourself and Personal Skills;
  • Providing Direction;
  • Using Resources.
  • Working with Learners;
  • The flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the Learners and the employer with over 50 units available to choose from.
    This qualification is designed for project managers, department heads, and other practising middle managers to develop skills and experience, improve your performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.
    The course is for those who have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely when carrying out routine maintenance activities on Electric/Hybrid vehicles. It is designed for those people who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles within a rountine maintenance situation. It also contains the knowledge and skills required to work safely around a vehicle that may have had damage to its high energy/electric system.
    The course is for those who have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely when carrying out routine maintenance activities on Electric/Hybrid vehicles. It is designed for those people who may encounter electric/hybrid vehicles within a rountine maintenance situation. It also contains the knowledge and skills required to work safely around a vehicle that may have had damage to its high energy/electric system.
    The management role covers a broad range of work activities in a variety of contexts, most of which are complex and non-routine. Managers, at this level, play an integral role in supporting organisational objectives through a range of functions, including:
  • Leadership;
  • Business Planning;
  • Project Management;
  • Business Finance;
  • Marketing;
  • Supporting and Developing Staff;
  • Managing Business Compliance;
  • Managing Customer Service.
  • The qualification assignments are specifically contextualised for the automotive environment.This contextualisation aids the learners’ ability to retain information and apply their knowledge effectively. The qualification also provides a broad overview of the workplace, especially in areas such as organisational structures.
    This practical, hands on, training aims to introduce participants to PLC programming and teach them how to:
  • - Wire PLCs
  • -Develop skills and experience in ladder logic and structured text based programming languages using Siemens PLCs.
  • -Integrate PLCs with electro pneumatic/ hydraulic components, motors, lights and other mechatronic systems
  • This programme enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work in Dry Lining Fixing within the construction industry. This programme supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.
    On completion of this Apprenticeship you will meet the statutory requirements for work as a Pharmacy Assistant within the Dispensing Pharmaceutical Industry.You will complete a knowledge based qualification - Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science and a competence based qualification - Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills. Candidates need to be working in a suitable Pharmacy role for at least 14 hrs per week. You will be required to complete the Pharmacy specific ERR workbook provided by Skills for Health. You will be required to complete Essential Skills Numeracy, if you do not have a GCSE Grade C or above in Maths.
    The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for technician access into the engineering working environment and contains 3 components: -1) Engineering qualifications (Combined)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in an Engineering Pathway
  • Pearson’s BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering2) Essential skills at level 2 in:
  • ICT
  • Completion of this Apprenticeship will confer qualified status as a Pharmacy technician within the Dispensing Pharmaceutical Industry. You will complete a knowledge based qualification - Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science and a competence based qualification - Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills. Candidates need to be working in a suitable Pharmacy role for at least 14 hrs per week. You will be required to complete the Pharmacy specific ERR workbook provided by Skills for Health. You will be required to complete Essential Skills Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE Grade C or above in these subjects.
    This Level 3 NVQ in Bench Joinery qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Bench Joinery is Workshop based, manufacturing joinery components used in the Construction and service Industries. You need to be employed to study this qualification.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Brickwork qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. This means you need to be employed to study this qualification. This course has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.
    This qualification helps provide entry into employment within the retail motor industry. This qualification is part of an apprenticeship in auto electrical and mobile electrical. This qualification also provides a high level of underpinning knowledge and skills which may allow progression onto some higher education qualifications in automotive and engineering related subjects.
    The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for technician access into the engineering working environment and contains 3 components: -1. Engineering qualifications (Combined)
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in an Engineering Pathway
  • Pearson's BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
  • 2. Essential Skills at Level 2 in:
  • ICT
  • The Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship will provide learners with a range of technical skills and knowledge enabling them to either gain employment or progress into further training within the Manufacturing or Maintenance Engineering sector. Although learners are likely to have already completed a Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Engineering, they can progress directly into the Level 3 qualification.The qualification includes mandatory and optional units, allowing learners to specialise in one of a number of engineering disciplines. Those available at South West College include Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering, Welding and Fabrication, and Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning.
    Level 3 Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair covers complex faults in lorries and coaches. Learners will be taught how to diagnose faults using the correct diagnostic procedure. This qualification is recognised in over 300 countries. Learners will gain status as a fully qualified Heavy Vehicle Mechanic.
    The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for technicians in the Light Vehicle repair industry and contains 3 components: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Technology (equivalent in size to two A levels, (core knowledge). IMI NVQ L2 in LVR and IMI NVQ L3 in LVR.
    Level 3 Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair covers complex faults in cars and small vans. Learners will be taught how to diagnose faults using the correct diagnostic procedure. They will have access to the most up to date technologies in the sector. The qualification is recognised in over 300 countries. Learners will gain status as a fully qualified Vehicle Mechanic.
    The Level 3 Certificate in Providing Financial Services provides a range of knowledge and practice required to work in the insurance industry. The Level 3 NVQ Diploma (600/1639/5) is the competence qualification and the theory is delivered by completion of CII IF2 General Insurance qualification. The NVQ is delivered over 6 months, by one half-day workshop per month, with observations and ongoing assessment in the workplace.
    This Level 3 NVQ Painting and Decorating qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. The course supports the knowledge and Skills development requirements for access to all levels into the Painting and decorating working environment. You need to be employed to study this qualification.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plastering qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. This means you need to be employed to study this qualification. The course has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work as a plasterer within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.
    The Level 3 Plumbing & Heating qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. This means you need to be employed to study this qualification. The course has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work as a plumber or progress onto further study.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Servicing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems will appeal to students that have completed the Level 2 Diploma and want to continue their studies within the industry. You will need to be in employment within industry to complete this Level 3 qualification.
    This Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Bench Wood Occupations (Carpentry) qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Site Carpentry is site based working on domestic and commercial buildings. You will need to be employed to study this qualification. the course supports the knowledge and Skills development requirements for access to all levels into the Carpentry and Joinery working environment.
    This Level 3 course will allow learners to develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the land-based machinery/engineering sector. It will allow you to service and repair agricultural tractors and machinery.
    Mandarin Chinese is one of the most popular languages to learn today and indeed is the most spoken language in the world. HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) is the official test of Mandarin Chinese for non-native 16+ learners. HSK is an international standardised exam that tests and rates Chinese language proficiency for higher educational and professional purposes. HSK1 Mandarin Chinese is a short, friendly introduction to Mandarin ideal for beginners and in addition to the language learners will also learn about Chinese culture. In HSK1 you will learn 150 words and will be able to understand and use very simple Chinese phrases to make simple conversations on self-introduction, expression of gratitude and apology, numbers, time and date, weather, etc. Obtaining the HSK 1 certificate gives you an internationally recognised qualification of competency in Chinese.
    Mandarin Chinese is one of the most popular languages to learn today and indeed is the most spoken language in the world. HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) is the official test of Mandarin Chinese for non-native learners aged 16+. HSK is an international standardised exam that tests and rates Chinese language proficiency for higher educational and professional purposes. HSK2 Mandarin Chinese is an elementary level ideal and in addition to the language learners will also learn about Chinese culture. In HSK2 you will learn 300 words and will be able to conduct simple daily life conversations on various topics that you are familiar with, understand frequently used expressions related to daily topics and use simple Chinese sentences to express your own opinions or thoughts. Obtaining the HSK2 certificate gives you an internationally recognised qualification of competency in Chinese whereby you will be able to use Chinese language in basic day-to-day situations.
    Mandarin Chinese is one of the most popular languages to learn today and indeed is the most spoken language in the world. HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) is the official test of Mandarin Chinese for non-native learners aged 16+. HSK is an international standardised exam that tests and rates Chinese language proficiency for higher educational and professional purposes. Test takers who pass HSK4 Mandarin Chinese can converse in Chinese on a wide range of topics and are able to communicate fluently with native Chinese speakers. Students at HSK4 should feel comfortable commenting on a wide range of subjects and issues related to life, study and work. In HSK4, you will learn 1200 words – an additional 600 words to those learnt in HSK1, 2. & 3.
    The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is an entry-level credential that validates fundamental technology skills and knowledge among students and job-seekers who are pursuing a career in technology.The MTA in Software Development certification helps you build an understanding of the following topics: Core Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, General Software Development, Web Applications, Desktop Applications, and Databases.
    This course enables you to prove that you understand the options available in Microsoft 365 and the benefits of adopting cloud services, the Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud model, and implementing Microsoft 365 cloud service. This exam is designed for candidates looking to demonstrate foundational-level knowledge on the considerations and benefits of adopting cloud services in general and the Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud model. Candidates should have knowledge of available options and benefits gained by implementing Microsoft 365 cloud service offerings.
    This course is aimed to give you an opportunity to develop and demonstrate knowledge of common Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence workloads and how to implement them on Azure. The course and exam are intended for candidates with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.
    Students will identify and describe core data concepts such as relational, non-relational, big data, and analytics, and explore how this technology is implemented with Microsoft Azure.
    Azure Fundamentals course is aimed to give opportunities to develop knowledge of cloud concepts, Azure services, Azure workloads, security and privacy in Azure, as well as Azure pricing and support. Candidates should be familiar with the general technology concepts, including concepts of networking, storage, compute, application support, and application development.
    This course is aimed at individuals who want to further their knowledge in understanding Microsoft Dynamics 365; artificial intelligence; mixed reality; the Power Platform; cloud concepts; cloud security; Dynamics 365 security; Common Data Service; Dynamics 365 reporting; Dynamics 365 integrations; and cloud deployment.
    This course is aimed at students who want to grasp an understanding of the capabilities of the Power Platform, automating basic business processes with Power Automate, performing basic data analysis with Power BI, acting more effectively by creating simple Power Apps experiences, and creating powerful chatbots by using Power Virtual Agents.
    This course is aimed at individuals looking to familiarize themselves with the fundamentals of security, compliance, and identity (SCI) across cloud-based and related Microsoft services. This is for a broad audience that may include business stakeholders, new or existing IT professionals, or students who have an interest in Microsoft security, compliance, and identity solutions.
    The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is an entry-level credential that validates fundamental technology skills and knowledge among students and job-seekers who are pursuing a career in technology. In this qualification, you will learn the important fundamentals for operating systems and how to install, upgrade, manage and maintain a Windows 10 OS.
    This Diploma is aimed at those working with children and young People from 0-19 years, concentrating on Early Years Practice. The qualification meets the minimum standards for managing Child Care settings as set out in DHSSPS Child-minding and Day Care (Children under 12). It is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills including those relating to leading teams and managing resources within children and young people’s settings.
    This course is for those wanting to be able to carry out basic plumbing processes.
    This course is suitable for participants of all ages who enjoy working with their hands and want to develop basic carpentry hand skills. You will learn how to use a range of hand tools while completing a small project and gaining a L1 Unit/Qualification
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    This course is suitable for participants of all ages who enjoy DIY and want to develop Wall and Floor tiling Skills. You will learn how to use a range of hand tools while completing a small project and gaining a L1 Unit/Qualification
    This course is aimed at those who would benefit from a knowledge of BIM software, in this case Autodesk Revit. Students learn through hands on activities, and tutor led practical demonstrations of the software in use. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    This course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to up-skill/re-skill in the use of modern digital land surveying equipment and techniques suitable for a career in Construction/Civil Engineering and Architecture. It is designed as a practical introduction to digital surveying hardware and software, creating cutting-edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern construction industry.
    This short course will enable learners to understand the causes and effects of stress and how mindfulness techniques can be used to address these.
    The OCN NI Level 2 Award in Managing Challenging Behaviour in Children and Young People qualification has been designed to enable the learner to understand the reasons for and effects of challenging behaviour in children and young people, how challenging behaviour may be managed and what support is available.
    The OCN NI Level 2 Award in Outdoor Play and Learning qualification has been designed to enable the learner to understand the value of outdoor play for children’s learning and development and be able to promote, plan and deliver effective outdoor play activities.
    The OCN NI Level 3 Award in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs is designed to provide the practitioner with the skills and knowledge required to enable them to work effectively with children and young people with special needs.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    Want to enjoy your holiday experience in Spanish speaking countries more? Step 2
  • The Improver class will take place from February until June and concentrates on Reading/Writing while further practice on Speaking/Listening also takes place. Students will achieve the OCN NI Entry Level 3 Award in Reading/Writing.
  • Want to enjoy your holiday experience in Spanish speaking countries more? Step 1
  • The Beginner class will take place from September until January and concentrates on Speaking/Listening. Students will achieve the OCN NI Entry Level 3 Award in Speaking/Listening.
  • The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    Step 1
  • The Beginner class will take place from September until January and concentrates on Speaking/Listening. Students will achieve the OCNNI Entry 3 Award in Speaking/Listening.
  • Step 2
  • Students should have completed Step 1 or be at the same level. The improver class will take place from February until June and concentrates on Reading/Writing while further practice on speaking/Listening also takes place. Students will achieve the OCNNI Entry 3 Award in Reading/Writing.
  • The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    The NOCN Entry Level Award, Certificate and Diploma in Independent Living, Using Employability Skills, Vocational Skills and Personal Success and Well Being (Entry 1 - 3) (QCF) are designed to provide a foundation to both personal and working life. Each class will focus on some of the following areas: Personal Development, Vocational Support, Literacy and Numeracy, Arts and Crafts, Catering, Creative Skills, Horticulture and Sport and Leisure as well as more generic life and employability skills designed to build confidence for the home and workplace. The qualifications also contain units to address learners’ needs in Literacy and Numeracy as well as personal development areas such as Emotional Intelligence, Road Safety Awareness or Computer Basics. Learners will gain an overview of key skills and areas of knowledge in order to inform further study and/or employment choices in the areas named above.
    This short course will enable the learner to understand the factors that affect infant mental health and development. The unit will also enable the learner to know how to communicate effectively with infants.
    Step 3
  • The Pre-intermediate class will take place from September until June and concentrates on Speaking/Listening, while also developing some reading/writing skills. Students will achieve the OCN NI Level 1 Award in Speaking/Listening. Assessment is a key component of this course: Ongoing assessment in speaking and listening leading to 6 credits at OCN NI Level 1 Award.
  • Step 3
  • The Pre-Intermediate class will take place from September until June and concentrates on Speaking/Listening, while also developing some reading/writing skills. Students will achieve the OCNNI Level 1 Award in Speaking/Listening. Assessment is a key component of this course: Ongoing assessment in speaking and listening leading to 6 credits at OCNNI Level 1.
  • This Level 2 qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work in roles that support mental health and well-being. The learners will also develop an awareness of mental health interventions and support strategies.
    This course has two units in it.
  • The objectives of the OCN NI Level 2 Award in Cyber Security are to enable the learner to understand:
  • •risks to security and how these may be prevented
  • • how to perform cyber security precautions on devices and
  • •how to manage own personal and organisational information online.
  • Step 4
  • The Intermediate class in Irish will take place from September until June and concentrates on Speaking/Listening, while also developing some reading/writing skills. Students will achieve the OCN NI Level 2 Award in Speaking/Listening. Assessment is a key component of this course: Ongoing assessment in speaking and listening leading to 6 credits at OCN NI Level 2 Award.
  • Step 4 The Intermediate class will take place from September until June and concentrates on Speaking/Listening, while also developing some reading/writing skills. Students will achieve the OCNNI Level 2 Award in Speaking/Listening. Assessment is a key component of this course: Ongoing assessment in speaking and listening leading to 6 credits at OCNNI Level 2
    The OCN NI Social Media Qualifications (QCF) are designed to give learners the opportunity to explore how social media can be used to make use of networks in order to engage with individuals and groups. They will provide learners with the confidence and knowledge to use a variety of social medial sites including Facebook, Twitter and You Tube.
    This Level 2 qualification provides an introduction to the principles of cognitive behaviour therapy and its benefits. It is comprised of one unit.
    This Tour Guiding qualification has been designed to provide you with skills in the travel and tourism industry to enable them you develop a tour commentary and lead groups on a guided tour.
    This Level 2 qualification has been designed to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to understand protection and safeguarding when working with children, young people and adults at risk.
    This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above. This qualification is ideal for learners who wish to develop an understanding of photographic processes and the photo-image industry. The qualification aims to support learners to progress either into employment or onto further qualifications.
    This Event Management qualification has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to participate in and manage events.
    The OCN NI Level 1 Award in Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia qualification has been designed to provide an understanding of how to support individuals with dementia and how to seek support and advice for those affected by dementia.
    This qualification recognises learners understanding of administrative functions and activities. It accredits learners abilities to carry out a range of administrative tasks autonomously and has been designed to accredit their achievements in a modern, practical way that is relevant to the work context.
    This qualification recognises learners understanding of complex administrative functions and activities. It accredits learners abilities to carry out a range of nonroutine administrative tasks in a senior or supervisory role and has been designed to accredit their achievements in a modern, practical way that is relevant to the work context. The qualification is flexible, allowing learners to choose Learners units that best fit their needs and level of achievement.
    Candidates wishing to:
  • Develop the knowledge and understanding of complex administrative functions and activities
  • Develop the skills to carry out a wide range of administrative tasks when operating autonomously in a senior or supervisory role
  • This intensive and very interesting part-time course is designed for adult learners over 19 who have existing qualifications at level 2 and wish to now progress into higher education. This course is designed to provide you with the academic and study skills required to move onto a degree programmes of your choice. It also encourages you to build confidence, add to your academic skills and build up knowledge and understanding of the changing world in the 21st Century. The Diploma in Access to Higher Education is a golden opportunity to take the first step towards change and move towards reaching you own personal career goals. While it is a challenging and at times very demanding programme of study, students who are successful would agree that it is well worth the effort. There are two pathways on offer - the Health Studies Pathway which is aimed at those who see their future in Nursing and Midwifery and the subjects studied are Sociology, Psychology and Human Biology The Humanities and Social Sciences pathway is aimed at students with other degree programmes in mind such as Social work and Education and it is made up of Sociology, Psychology and Politics
    This intensive and very interesting part-time course is designed for adult learners over 19 who have existing qualifications at level 2 and wish to now progress into higher education. This course is designed to provide you with the academic and study skills required to move onto a degree programmes of your choice. It also encourages you to build confidence, add to your academic skills and build up knowledge and understanding of the changing world in the 21st Century. The Diploma in Access to Higher Education is a golden opportunity to take the first step towards change and move towards reaching you own personal career goals. While it is a challenging and at times very demanding programme of study, students who are successful would agree that it is well worth the effort. There are two pathways on offer - the Health Studies Pathway which is aimed at those who see their future in Nursing and Midwifery and the subjects studied are Sociology, Psychology and Human Biology The Humanities and Social Sciences pathway is aimed at students with other degree programmes in mind such as Social work and Education and it is made up of Sociology, Psychology and Politics
    This intensive and very interesting part-time course is designed for adult learners over 19 who have existing qualifications at level 2 and wish to now progress into higher education. This course is designed to provide you with the academic and study skills required to move onto a degree programmes of your choice. It also encourages you to build confidence, add to your academic skills and build up knowledge and understanding of the changing world in the 21st Century. The Diploma in Access to Higher Education is a golden opportunity to take the first step towards change and move towards reaching you own personal career goals. While it is a challenging and at times very demanding programme of study, students who are successful would agree that it is well worth the effort. There are two pathways on offer - the Health Studies Pathway which is aimed at those who see their future in Nursing and Midwifery and the subjects studied are Sociology, Psychology and Human Biology The Humanities and Social Sciences pathway is aimed at students with other degree programmes in mind such as Social work and Education and it is made up of Sociology, Psychology and Politics
    This course is designed to prepare students for the Passive House Institute Certified European PassivHaus Designer’s (CEPH) exam. It is appropriate for construction industry professionals and contractors. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    This course is aimed at people who are currently employed with a background in the construction sector. It will suite those looking to work as building contractors and tradespersons on high performance building envelopes as well as designers and consultants looking to learn the practical skills required of building to the Passive House standard. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    The aim of this course is to build upon the interest learners may already have in the field of civil engineering, to develop their skills, deepen their understanding, and prepare them either to progress to Higher Education in the field, advance within their current employment or enter the industry directly. The practical nature of the course helps develop the learner's expertise in the area of civil engineering through hands-on experience, case studies, and projects. Learners will develop skills, knowledge and understanding using the latest industry-standard software and technologies.
    This foundation co​urse is highly practical and designed to support the development of creative skills and a comprehensive portfolio of work for progression to university. This qualification has been designed around holistic, explorative, and integrated creative teaching approaches that are conducive to deep learning and skills development, preparing learners for progression. Content and assessment criteria are designed to encompass all specialist pathways within the art, design, and media sectors. Following initial exploration and experimentation, learners can identify a specialist pathway they wish to focus on or continue to work broadly across multiple specialist areas. The Exploratory phase will encourage experimental practice and creative risk-taking before leading toward the Final Major Project and End of Year Show.
    The aim of this course is to build upon the interest learners may already have in the field of construction/civil engineering, to develop their skills, deepen their understanding, and prepare them either to progress to Higher Education in the field, or to enter the industry directly. The practical nature of the course helps develop the learner's expertise in the area of construction/civil engineering through hands on experience, case studies, and projects. Learners will develop skills, knowledge and understanding using the latest industry-standard software and technologies.
    This part-time course has been designed to meet the specific needs of the local engineering industry by providing a range of higher-level technical skills in manufacturing, procurement and management. The course is aimed at those working in the engineering industry and seeking an academic progression route whilst continuing to work. It is also designed for persons who want to formalise the skills already acquired in the industry or those wishing to re-skill. Applications are welcome from those not currently in employment but with the expectation that they will obtain suitable employment before the course commences.In addition to this, the course is also aimed at full-time students completing A-Levels, BTEC National Diplomas or Level 3 Apprenticeships who wish to continue their academic and professional career in Engineering while working in the local engineering sector.This course provides a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development.
    This part-time course has been designed to meet the specific needs of the local engineering industry by providing a range of higher-level technical skills in the maintenance of a range of engineering systems.The course is aimed at those working in the engineering industry and seeking an academic progression route whilst continuing to work. It is also designed for persons who want to formalise the skills already acquired in the industry or those wishing to re-skill.Applications are welcome from those not currently in employment but with the expectation that they will obtain suitable employment before the course commences.In addition to this, the course is also aimed at full-time students completing A-Levels, BTEC National Diplomas or Level 3 Apprenticeships who wish to continue their academic and professional career in Engineering while working in the local engineering sector. This course provides a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development.
    This course has been designed to meet the specific needs of the local engineering industry by providing a range of higher level technical skills in manufacturing, procurement and management. The course is aimed at those working in the engineering industry and seeking an academic progression route whilst continuing to work. It is also designed for persons who want to formalise the skills already acquired in the industry or those wishing to re-skill. In addition to this, the course is also aimed at full time students completing A-Levels, BTEC National Diplomas or Level 3 Apprenticeships who wish to continue their academic career in Engineering. This course provides a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development.
    The HND in Art & Design (Art Practice) is an innovative course designed to nurture your creative potential and build your knowledge in the arts industry. This course will prepare you for a successful career as a visual artist. The combination of units will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to work in the area of art and design practice. The curriculum mixes research, problem-solving and teamwork skills with theory and practice in areas such fine art, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography and design. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    Expand your skills, knowledge and understanding of graphic design with this exciting and comprehensive higher education programme. Designed for those looking to gain employment in the creative industries through working towards building a solid foundation of knowledge in Graphic Design, the course supports and guides students through all the aspects of contemporary graphic design practice, enabling them to build up confidence and develop new skills. This client and project-led course will teach you the elements of visual design for both web and print delivery. You will work on creative live briefs to ensure you have practical experience of the design processes. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    This qualification is equivalent to 1 A ‘Level and is designed for learners who are interested in an introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information, alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in IT.
    This unique combination of qualifications has been specifically collated to develop your practical skills to become a nail technician. This course is ideal for a beginner in the beauty industry. It is also suitable for a hairdresser, beauty therapist or make-up artist wanting to expand their skill set. Provide manicure services (£90 course fee), Apply LED Gel Polish (£84 course fee), Apply and Maintain Artificial Nail Enhancements (£187 course fee). Infection prevention Covid-19 (£25).
    This course has a broad application, from school leavers and National Diploma students with a science or business studies background to skilled labour employees wanting to up-skill in the fields of Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Sustainability, energy and the environment are at the forefront of current business and policy priority areas. This course is accredited by the UK Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and students are eligible for student membership of the IES. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    *All applications to this course must be made through UCAS.** This course has a broad application, from school leavers and National Diploma students with a science or business studies background to skilled labour employees wanting to up-skill in the fields of Sustainability and Renewable Energy. This course is accredited by the UK Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and students are eligible for student membership of the IES. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    This course has a broad application, from school leavers and National Diploma students with a science or business studies background to skilled labour employees wanting to up-skill in the fields of Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Sustainability, energy and the environment are at the forefront of current business and policy priority areas. This course is accredited by the UK Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and students are eligible for student membership of the IES.
    This qualification covers the principles of food hygiene for food handlers working in either a catering or retail environment
    Increasing numbers of individuals suffer adverse reactions every year from the ingestion of allergens in food. This number could be greatly reduced if more people involved in the production, preparation and serving of food were aware of the risks to people from food allergens and how to control these risks. This qualification will provide learners with an understanding of why food allergens need to be controlled and strategies for control, such as keeping and making available information about allergen ingredients, reducing cross contamination, improving communication and providing advice to consumers.
    This qualification is designed principally for those who are, or intend to be, supervisors of food handlers within the catering and hospitality industry. Holders will gain a knowledge of food safety and food hygiene, enabling them to identify problem areas and recommend solutions.
    The Access Diploma offers a diverse range of social science subjects and is aimed at adult learners who would like to progress to university education. The course provides entry into higher education and also improves employment opportunities. The programme of study provides learners with an interesting, supportive and enjoyable learning environment in which they can become better learners.
    The Access Diploma offers a diverse range of social science subjects and is aimed at adult learners who would like to progress to university education. The course provides entry into higher education and also improves employment opportunities. The programme of study provides learners with an interesting, supportive and enjoyable learning environment in which they can become better learners.
    The overall aim of this programme is to provide an academically challenging, intellectually stimulating and broad-based programme of study at a level appropriate to the award of an Honours Degree. The programme focuses on subjects and disciplines associated with business and management studies.
    **Closing date for application extended to Friday 30th July 2021 for Omagh campus only** This part-time course, is awarded by Ulster University and has advanced training status by the National Counselling Society (NCS). Joint accreditation with the BACP and NCS. It will introduce students to counselling theory and skills which are useful for those who wish to work effectively in a helping role with people, in a range of professional and personal contexts. Over one year of study, students undertake three core modules, each reflecting 20 credits of study at Level 4. Modules are:
  • The Helping Relationship
  • Personal Development And Interpersonal Communication
  • Practical Application of the Helping Relationship
  • Teaching and learning is achieved by a blend of face to face lectures and seminars, group and individual activities as well as digital and online technology. Students will learn basic psychological and communication theory and develop a range of reflective, interpersonal, communication and counselling skills, to support them in a helping role across settings. Activities to promote self-awareness and impact on others are central and personal development is a key aspect of all three modules of the course. Successful completion of this course does not confer fitness to practice counselling, but graduates who meet the entrance requirements may progress to the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling Practice which does.
  • The FdEng in Engineering (with Specialisms) has an industry focused approach, where graduates develop an extensive range of professional subject knowledge and technical skills. The programme has been designed in a more applied nature.Course delivery is part, over two and a half or three years. Students will study part time, whilst working in a relevant place of employment in the engineering industry and in the final semester will complete a period of work based learning to compliment and consolidate their academic study.
    The FdEng in Engineering (with Specialisms) has an industry focused approach, where graduates develop an extensive range of professional subject knowledge and technical skills. The programme has been designed in a more applied nature.
    This foundation degree is offered:
  • Full time over 2 years. Students will study full time, and in the second year will complete a period of work based learning to compliment and consolidate their academic study.
  • Part time over either 2.5 years or 3 years
    Students will study part time, and in the final semester will complete a period of work based learning to compliment and consolidate their academic study.
  • The FdEng in Engineering (with Specialisms) has an industry focused approach, where graduates develop an extensive range of professional subject knowledge and technical skills. The programme has been designed in a more applied nature.Course delivery is part, over two and a half or three years. Students will study part time, whilst working in a relevant place of employment in the engineering industry and in the final semester will complete a period of work based learning to compliment and consolidate their academic study.
    This qualification provides the perfect foundation for your successful career in business management in the private or public sector. The Foundation Degree in Business Management focuses on developing your knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare you for a range of careers in business such as Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics. Learners are supported to be entrepreneurial in their outlook to reflect local and regional economic needs.
    This qualification provides the perfect foundation for your successful career in business management in the private or public sector. The Foundation Degree in Business Management focuses on developing your knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare you for a range of careers in business such as Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics. Learners are supported to be entrepreneurial in their outlook to reflect local and regional economic needs.
    This course is designed to prepare you for a career in Construction Engineering and Surveying - building, land and quantity surveying, through gaining cutting edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern Construction Industry. It will provide you with specific practical and professional skills, analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communications. The course aims to leave you equally prepared to progress to complete your Honours Degree, to directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee, or to start your own business. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    This course is designed to prepare you for a career in Construction Engineering and Surveying - building, land and quantity surveying, through gaining cutting edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern Construction Industry. It will provide you with specific practical and professional skills, analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communications. The course aims to leave you equally prepared to progress to complete your Honours Degree, to directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee, or to start your own business.
    This course is designed to prepare learners for a career in Civil Engineering and related industries at higher technician level. It will provide learners with specific practical and professional skills in analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communication. The course also aims to prepare learners to progress to Honours Degree level study or directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee.
    This course is designed to prepare learners for a career in Civil Engineering and related industries at higher technician level. It will provide learners with specific practical and professional skills in analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communication. The course also aims to prepare learners to progress to Honours Degree level study or directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee. *Part-time course fee is calculated at £250 per 20 credit module. Skills Focus funding available towards course fees for eligible employers to up skill staff or for self employed students. Please ask for further details.
    Closing date of 30th July 2021 for applications. This three year part time course aims to develop students with the required attributes, skills and competencies to work effectively and ethically with adults who wish to avail of professional counselling. This practice-based professional programme in counselling, responds to evidenced public need in NI and has been designed in consultation with industry partners, professional and academic bodies. The course is offered part-time over 3 years of study. It is awarded and validated by Ulster University and is accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), National Counselling Society (NCS). Successful completion of the full award confers fitness to practice counselling.
    This course is designed around the computing requirements of local industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and design skills to formulate solutions to computing problems and the practical skills to implement those solutions. Additionally, ‘soft’ skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
    This course is designed around the computing requirements of local industry. Learners will gain the knowledge, understanding and design skills to formulate solutions to computing problems and the practical skills to implement those solutions. Additionally, ‘soft’ skills will be developed in teamwork, communications, professional practice and time management.
    The Foundation Degree in Science (FdSc) in Health and Social Care is an innovative and contemporary course from Ulster University which will be attractive to both students and employers in the Health and Social Care sector. The aim of this Foundation Degree is to address the needs of the local market by preparing graduates to gain the range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to meet the current and future evolving needs of Health and Social Care services in Northern Ireland.
    The VTCT Level 2 Award in Plaiting and Twisting Hair is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop plaiting and twisting techniques that will enable you create a variety of different looks for your clients. Client consultation, products and aftercare advice to finish the service are all part of this award.
    The VTCT Level 2 Award in Styling and Finishing Hair is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in blow drying and finishing techniques on a variety of hair types and lengths. Client consultation, products, heated styling equipment to finish the service are all part of this award.
    This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a massage therapist. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
    This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a reflexologist. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
    This course is suited to students interested in learning the skills to become a sports massage practitioners. Students will be trained in a realistic working environment in the college’s state of the art salons. Students will experience the commercial salon and will engage with customers.
    This qualification will prepare you for working with injured clients. You will develop a number of skills which include: skills to conduct subjective and objective assessments, covering passive and resisted range of movements, posture analysis, functional and special tests, skills to work safely and effectively on muscles and para-tendon injuries using a variety of soft tissue techniques and you will be able to advise on treatment modalities to support soft tissue repair.
    The course comprises of the practical aspects of sports massage and learning the correct techniques to a competent standard. Theoretical learning will also take place and learners will be expected to complete assignments by agreed deadlines. Practical assessments is also part of this qualification in a commercial setting.