SkillELECTRIC is the premier skills competition for the UK’s electrical industry for best young electrician. The competition provides a platform to showcase best electrical apprentices and newly qualified electricians from across the UK participate in six regional heats to win a place in the competition’s outstanding final.
Two Spanish lecturers visited South West College, Omagh campus, on a teaching placement funded through the Erasmus+ programme. Chef, Javier Andreu and a sommelier, Paco Ortiz, a trained wine professional, are tutors from Hotel Escuela, Madrid, which is a partner institute of South West College.
Joanne O'Neill spent the afternoon teaching students and hairdressers from the local Dungannon area her techniques and secrets at South West College, Dungannon campus.
The SkillBuild NI Finals were held recently at Southern Regional College, with the AutoskillsNI Finals for Heavy Vehicle Repair and Light Vehicle Repair held at South West College, Omagh Campus. The competition, which is held annually, showcases the finest apprentices in Northern Ireland.
Barry McCarron is South West College Research and Development Coordinator for the award winning CREST (Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies) at South West College in Enniskillen.
On Tuesday 4th April senior leaders from across Northern Ireland’s Further Education (FE) sector and the Department for the Economy (DfE) came together with key stakeholders from Invest NI, Innovate UK, and InterTrade Ireland, to strengthen the sectors focus on innovation development and growth.
South West College has once again shown itself to be a leader in sustainable construction with the development of the Passive Lab at its Technology & Skills Centre campus. The Passive Lab, which is the only one of its kind in Northern Ireland will be launching on the 4th of April at the ‘Sustainable Construction 2020’ event.
On Monday 20th March the HND Hair and Beauty Final Year students from South West College, Omagh held a Career’s Convention event at Dungannon campus for all of the Level 2 and Level 3 Beauty Students.
The Great British Barber Bash (GBBB) showcase events all over the world from London to Dubai, demonstrating the latest barbering techniques to their audience. Four top barbers including Ryan Cullen from Armagh and Conor Taaffe from Drogheda, are leading the way in barbering.
South West College is delighted to announce that formal planning permission for the development of a new College Campus, on the site of the old Erne hospital, has now been granted.