South West College will unite with further education colleges and universities across Northern Ireland to deliver approximately 15,000 free training places in over 250 subject areas for qualifications ranging from Level 2 right up to post-graduation.
The £23 million Skill Up investment programme, supported by the Northern Ireland Office, is a new initiative established to help re-train and re-skill individuals affected by the pandemic.
South West College have recently launched their 2021/22 course listings which for the first time have been printed using Carbon Balanced Paper as part of their sustainability strategy. As a result, the College have reduced their carbon impact and balanced the equivalent of 1,118kg of carbon dioxide, which will enable The World Land Trust to protect 782 square metres of critically threatened tropical forest.
Dublin based Florists and students of South West College, Ciara Quigley and Karen Massey were recently announced as the first and second prize winners, respectively, at the Irish Chelsea Hub qualifying heat.