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Local Finalists at VQ Awards
08
July, 2015
Local engineering student, Gavin Clarke and manufacturing engineering company, Terex Powerscreen were announced as finalists at the recent Northern Ireland Vocational Qualification (VQ) Awards held at Parliament Buildings.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 08/07/2015 12:37:30
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Site Carpentry skills excel at South West College
30
June, 2015
For the 5th year in a row a Carpentry and Joinery student at South West College Omagh Campus has taken first place at the Northern Ireland SkillBuild Finals.  
  • Troy Prenter
  • 30/06/2015 13:11:01
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South West College awarded Employer of the Year
30
June, 2015
South West College picked up another top accolade at the Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards in Titanic Belfast recently.  
  • Troy Prenter
  • 30/06/2015 13:08:14
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South West College Making a Difference
17
June, 2015
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 17/06/2015 15:38:48
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South West College Engineers Success at the Apprentice of the Year Awards
02
June, 2015
South West College (SWC) had good reason to celebrate at the recent Department for Employment and Learning’s Apprentice of the Year Awards 2015.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 02/06/2015 10:32:30
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Innovative Further Education Students Claim Their Rewards
02
June, 2015
Colleges NI officially unveiled Further Education’s top innovators today (Wednesday 27th May) and rewarded them for coming up with a raft of exciting new projects linked to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
  • Troy Prenter
  • 02/06/2015 10:29:03
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Event shows how Further Education is a key driver for growth and jobs
20
May, 2015
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 20/05/2015 16:47:36
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Building the foundations for a sustainable future
20
May, 2015
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. 
  • Troy Prenter
  • 20/05/2015 16:45:29
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Health & Social Care success for SWC at Worldskills UK Regional Heats
20
May, 2015
Two local Health & Social Care students Philomena McGoldrick and Janet Jones represented South West College in the WorldSkills UK Regional heats in Birmingham recently.  Both girls performed outstandingly, with Philomena McGoldrick securing 3nd place overall in her regional heat.  Philomena and Janet are currently studying a QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care at SWC Omagh Campus.  Both students were chosen by their tutors to enter this year’s WorldSkills UK.  This is the College’s first endeavour into the competition in the Health & Social category.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 20/05/2015 16:43:33
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Local super skilled construction apprentices compete at Skillbuild NI 2015
15
May, 2015
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 15/05/2015 14:53:02
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