STEP Horticulture students from South West College (SWC) set up business ‘Oops-a daisy’ and won ‘Highly Commended’ in the Team Programme at Young Enterprise Event and now move on to a regional competition against local schools.
Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry today launched the next round of open days to be held in the six local further education Colleges.
The prosperity and resilience of a rebalanced Northern Ireland economy will rely on a thriving Further Education sector, a panel of training and industry specialists told business leaders at a major conference organised by Colleges NI.
Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has visited South West College in Omagh where he met a number of Higher Level Apprentices.
Staff and students from South West College (SWC) pictured at the recent launch of the college’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) brochure, which looks beyond the physical college and outlines the college’s community services, fundraising endeavours and health and wellbeing activities.
Some of Northern Ireland’s biggest companies today teamed up at Parliament Buildings to show how working along the regional Further Education Colleges, were helping drive the NI economy.
Pictured are students from the SOLAS Momentum BUILD programme along with their tutor Fiona Brazill (South West College) and Program Manager Dympna McCarron (Cavan Innovation and Technology Centre) who recently visited the South West College’s new award-winning CREST Centre in Enniskillen. This sustainable construction programme aims to equip jobseekers with the skills, qualifications and access to work opportunities in the growing sector of sustainable construction.
The best local construction apprentices from across Northern Ireland tested their skills in 11 different construction trades at Skillbuild NI 2015, held at Belfast Metropolitan College’s Castlereagh campus on 29th and 30th April.
The BTEC Diploma in Engineering team of students, along with their tutor, Uel Little from South West College (SWC) Dungannon recently visited the JCB Headquarters in Staffordshire, England to find out more about the iconic global brand, renowned for its pioneering spirit and positioned as one of the world’s top 3 leading construction and agriculture machinery manufacturers.
Young people from across counties Tyrone and Fermanagh celebrated gaining a range of qualifications, new friends and a new direction in life through an innovative and inclusive learning programme launched by South West College (SWC) in September 2014.