A recent survey developed by Transport Research Partners in association with the FASTER Project partnership examined the attitudes of motorists and road users across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland (Border Region) and Western Scotland to the usage of electric and low emission vehicles. 1,485 responses were received, with 52% of all motorists indicating that they were considering the switch to an electric vehicle when making their next vehicle purchase.
College confirms role as project partner on €6.4 million cross border programme to install new public charging network.
South West College has recently been announced as one of seven programme partners on a new initiative designed to increase access to public charging infrastructure for Electric Vehicles in a bid to encourage reduced carbon emissions.
South West College have officially received the keys of their brand new, state-of-the-art motor vehicle workshop on the Gortin Road, Omagh. The workshop features the latest diagnostic and mechanical equipment available within the Motor Vehicle Industry, and facilities for training in EBS braking, active suspension systems, ADAS steering systems and engine horsepower testing.
Stuart Graham, who started his own business in 2016, just three months after completing his apprenticeship in Electrical Installation
with South West College (SWC), says the education he received through apprenticeships has been a central part of his career success.
Matthew Logue from Omagh has benefited from a vocational apprenticeship in Auto and Electrics at South West College (SWC) as it offered him a unique opportunity to work, earn and learn from day one, allowing him to pursue further education and accomplish his career goals.
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.