The first 16 apprentices have today started an all-new course in Interior Systems (Dry Lining).
The training programme which is in partnership with South West College is the first accredited course in the South West Region. Apprentices will gain valuable on-the-job experience whilst studying part time for the industry-leading qualification.
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.
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.
Motor Vehicle Movers, a team of young people from South West College (SWC) in Omagh, are celebrating today having been named People’s Prize winners at the Northern Ireland final of Lloyds Banking Group’s Money for Life Challenge, a UK-wide competition to inspire better money management skills in communities across the UK.
South West College (SWC) Dungannon and 24 employers teamed up to pitch opportunities in the world of engineering to young people at a recent unique careers event.
South West College recently launched a new Apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services in a drive to support the development of this economically important sector.
The apprenticeship is fully-funded by the Department for Employment and Learning and has been developed in collaboration with the Financial Skills Partnership, based on the sector needs and specific requirements of local employers.
Declan Mcgrath age 20 from Fermanagh, Northern Ireland and currently employed at Bundoran Motors, Co Donegal, Ireland was named as one of the competitors for Squad UK (Automotive Technology) for WorldSkills São Paulo 2015 after competing over three days of intense competition at Emtec Nottingham. Declan was invited to take part in Squad UK after excelling at the WorldSkills UK Pre-Selection Skills Competitions.
South West College and Terex Powerscreen have been awarded the Innovation in Partnership Award at this year’s Apprentice of the Year awards at Hillsborough Castle.