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New Higher-Level Apprenticeship Opportunities at South West College
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June, 2021
South West College (SWC) are pleased to announce that from September 2021, they are offering six new Higher-Level Apprenticeships (HLAs), to add to the existing portfolio of nine HLA programmes that are already available locally at the college. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 24/06/2021 08:07:46
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Students Get Their Careers Motoring With Vehicle Apprenticeships at South West College
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June, 2021

Vocational training has had a long history in the education system in Northern Ireland, helping individuals to gain the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career. For anyone considering a career in the motor vehicle industry, female apprentices Shanice Murray, Courtney Robinson and Chloe McCrossan, are a great example, as all three continue their studies in what was once considered a male dominated industry. 

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 17/06/2021 11:38:41
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The support at College makes sure I achieve my full potential
08
June, 2021
Fionan Devenney from Drumquin gained the confidence and ‘skills to succeed’ at South West College (SWC) thanks to the NI Apprenticeship Programme, which offered tailored support that helped him grow, achieve and reach his career goals.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/06/2021 13:21:36
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Automotive Apprentice Matthew Enjoys a Career from Day One
27
April, 2021

Matthew Logue from Omagh has benefited from a vocational apprenticeship in Auto and Electrics at South West College (SWC) as it offered him a unique opportunity to work, earn and learn from day one, allowing him to pursue further education and accomplish his career goals.  

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 27/04/2021 08:18:30
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Automotive Apprentice Billie-Jo Accelerates her Career at SWC
26
April, 2021

Talented Billie-Jo accelerated her career at South West College (SWC) after enrolling on a Level 3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Gold Apprenticeship), which helped forge educational and employment trajectories, opening the way for Billie-Jo to secure a place on the coveted WorldSkills Squad UK team.  

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 26/04/2021 09:24:02
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South West College Launch Brand-New Dry Lining Apprenticeship
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March, 2021
In partnership with South West College (SWC),  Oakleaf Contracts,  a local company with an international reach, has launched a brand-new Dry Lining apprenticeship. The apprenticeship will be delivered through the Department for the Economy’s Apprenticeship NI Programme. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 23/03/2021 15:39:51
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South West College Offering New Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing
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March, 2021
South West College (SWC) are introducing a new course in September 2021, City & Guilds Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing. The course is available to study part-time in Omagh. The qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required to be a professional dental nurse. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 22/03/2021 12:19:58
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Computing course at South West College leads to job promotion for local lady
08
February, 2021
Amie McCay studied a Higher Level Apprenticeship Foundation Degree in Computing at South West College (SWC) and is now progressing in her career with Frylite Ltd. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/02/2021 16:18:49
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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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South West College Launches New Apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services
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October, 2014
South West College recently launched a new Apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services in a drive to support the development of this economically important sector.
The apprenticeship is fully-funded by the Department for Employment and Learning and has been developed in collaboration with the Financial Skills Partnership, based on the sector needs and specific requirements of local employers.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 10/10/2014 14:54:20
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