Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has visited South West College in Omagh where he met a number of Higher Level Apprentices.
South West College, supported by the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL), Ulster University, Queen’s University and many leading employers across the South West region is delighted to announce a major new jobs initiative for the South West region.
Fermanagh student, Stuart Graham won Apprentice of the Year at Northern Irelands Electrical Awards held in the Hilton Hotel Belfast last week.
Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry today addressed a special South West College event that examined how innovative skills and training provision can stimulate jobs and growth in Fermanagh and Tyrone.
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.
South West College (SWC) is vying for the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the tertiary education sector, having made the shortlist for finalist in the ‘best newcomer’ category for work in the area of sustainability with the prestigious Green Gown Awards, presented by the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC).
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.
Conor McGaughey, Seamus Goodfellow and Gareth Murphy achieved first, second and third respectively in the WorldSkills Auto Tec UK Heats at Jaguar/Land Rover Training Academy in Leamington Spa last week.
With signs of improved activity and job prospects in the local construction industry, South West College (SWC) Omagh Campus, in partnership with local employers hosted an employer engagement evening to introduce prospective students to electrical apprenticeship programmes available at the college.
South West College has won Most Innovative BTEC Apprenticeship Provider of the Year 2015 at the National BTEC Awards.