South West College (SWC) has been awarded Erasmus Plus funding for a new project entitled “HySkills”, which aims to provide training on the subject of green hydrogen (H2) safety skills in order to help commit to the transition to renewable energy use.
A Hospitality and Tourism Recovery Programme has been announced designed to provide a skills-led approach to supporting managers in the industry as they move through the pandemic restrictions into recovery ahead.
South West College (SWC) are preparing to celebrate Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week which runs from 26-30 April 2021. The Colleges showcase virtual event ‘Get Engineering’, will take place on Tuesday 27 April from 5:30-7:00pm and will demonstrate to prospective apprentices and employers the benefits of becoming and hiring an apprentice. Aspiring apprentices will also hear about upcoming recruitment opportunities from a range of local engineering companies.
Lauren McCrory from Omagh, says her time studying ACCA Applied Skills
at South West College~(SWC) has allowed her to gain a practical and theoretical education that has been central to her workplace success.
In partnership with South West College (SWC), Oakleaf Contracts
, a local company with an international reach, has launched a brand-new Dry Lining apprenticeship
. The apprenticeship will be delivered through the Department for the Economy’s Apprenticeship NI Programme.
South West College (SWC) are introducing a new course in September 2021, City & Guilds Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing.
The course is available to study part-time in Omagh. The qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required to be a professional dental nurse.
From April 2021, South West College will be delivering a new Digital Futures Cyber Security Academy
, funded through the Department for the Economy’s Skills Intervention Programme and aimed at graduates who have been impacted by COVID-19.
A new Fibre Optic Installer Academy
, funded through the Department for the Economy's Skills Intervention Programme, will be delivered by South West College, starting in April. The programme has been created as part of the Government's response to COVID-19 recovery for the economy.
Orla Coyle from Greencastle recently completed a Foundation Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering
at South West College (SWC), Omagh, graduating in 2020 with a distinction grade and was awarded a number of scholarships and bursaries that helped pay off her tuition fees within the first year of her studies.
South West College is delighted to announced that the Erne Campus which will open its doors to students and staff later this year has already received international acclaim for the innovative and sustainable design of the building. The Campus is shortlisted for the Favourite Building at the BREEAM 2021 awards
and is the only building on the island of Ireland to be included on the shortlist.