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Launch of exciting new degree partnership with The Open University
17
September, 2019
South West College have today, Monday 16th September, announced a significant new partnership with The Open University, launching three new degree and top-up degree courses. These new degree courses will complement the college’s existing curriculum and are approved as; a BSc (Hons.) in Sport and Exercise, a BSc (Hons.) in Engineering, and a BSc (Hons.) in Construction Engineering and Management.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 17/09/2019 10:19:03
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Beauty Continues to be Big Business
11
June, 2019
Studying beauty therapy can be the first step to a career in an ever growing and fast developing industry, which shows no signs of slowing down. It is also an industry with an endless stream of opportunities to work for a salon or to be the boss of your own business.
  • Laura Casey
  • 11/06/2019 11:14:47
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New Courses in Built Heritage Skills Training
07
March, 2019
We are pleased to announce that commencing in Spring 2019 experienced practitioners in the traditional building skills sector can undertake the NVQ Level 3 Heritage Skills (Construction) qualification at the college. This initiative is designed to build capacity in the sector prior to the proposed redevelopment project at the Enniskillen Workhouse.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 07/03/2019 16:00:54
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FE colleges say – “Let’s Do Business”
22
October, 2018
Northern Ireland businesses can boost their competitiveness and unlock their full potential by linking with local Further Education (FE) colleges.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 22/10/2018 16:56:28
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Civil Engineering success at South West College
03
October, 2018
The South West College has achieved unprecedented recent success in the field of civil engineering through the delivery of the first Foundation Degree to be offered in Northern Ireland.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 03/10/2018 12:44:04
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Skills Academy to Provide Skilled Welders for Local Engineering Firms
03
October, 2018

A seven week pre-employment Welding Academy, supported by the Department for the Economy’s Assured Skills programme has commenced at the South West College (SWC), Dungannon Campus.

  • Troy Prenter
  • 03/10/2018 10:06:35
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Errigal Contracts Apprenticeships Go Live
27
September, 2016
The first 16 apprentices have today started an all-new course in Interior Systems (Dry Lining).
The training programme which is in partnership with South West College is the first accredited course in the South West Region. Apprentices will gain valuable on-the-job experience whilst studying part time for the industry-leading qualification.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 27/09/2016 13:39:12
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Students urged to build a foundation for success at South West College
18
August, 2015
South West College’s Higher Education courses, designed in partnership with employers and universities, are propelling a record number of students towards degree qualifications and brighter career prospects. 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 18/08/2015 15:05:08
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Curious campers attend SWC computing summer camp
14
August, 2015

School may be out for summer but the learning didn’t stop for a group of curious campers who attended the Creative Computing Summer Camp at the South West College STEM Centre, 27th – 31st July.

  • Aidan Kelly
  • 14/08/2015 13:24:12
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South West College Fries up a Recipe for Student Success
08
December, 2014
Catering students at South West College are on ‘frying’ form thanks to the launch of a new business engagement initiative which aims to tap into local specialist knowledge in the catering industry.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 08/12/2014 12:45:56
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