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.
Wallace Shanks, from Dunadry, Antrim, was recently one of six South West College (SWC) students to win a coveted Institution of Civil Engineers Quest Technician Scholarship
. This prestigious award is a recognition of the achievement and ambition of higher technicians in the civil engineering industry.
South West College (SWC) has recorded a record of six winners of the coveted Institution of Civil Engineers Quest Technician Scholarship.
This prestigious award is a recognition of the achievement and ambition of higher technicians in the civil engineering industry. It is open to all eligible students across the Northern Ireland Region of the ICE and applicants are required to complete a very comprehensive application form, focussing on academic achievement, industrial experience and most importantly career aspirations.
Hair and Beauty facilities at the South West College Erne Campus will allow local students to train in industry standard conditions when the building opens in September 2021. The last year has been a difficult one for the hair and beauty industry, but tutors at South West College believe the state-of-the-art facilities will help maintain a bright future for a career area which has progressed significantly in the last ten years.
South West College (SWC) leads the way with a pioneering online programme offering Mandarin Chinese, which has been designed to develop basic communication skills in a real Chinese business environment.
South West College (SWC) are introducing a brand new course in September 2021, Foundation Degree in Professional Practice and Management of Culinary Arts. The course will offer a progression opportunity for Level 3 students to continue their culinary education and offer professional chefs working in the catering and hospitality industry the opportunity to update their skills and prepare for future management positions.
Patrick McGranaghan from Strabane has kick-started his career through the Going Places
programme at South West College (SWC), which has given him the employability skills, confidence, and qualifications to land his ‘dream job’, and also paved the way for future further education opportunities.