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SWC aims to Help new and Established Chefs Sharpen Their Skills with new Foundation Degree
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February, 2021

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.  

 

  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 17/02/2021 14:56:54
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Computing course at South West College leads to job promotion for local lady
08
February, 2021
Amie McCay studied a Higher Level Apprenticeship Foundation Degree in Computing at South West College (SWC) and is now progressing in her career with Frylite Ltd. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 08/02/2021 16:18:49
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Ruth turns College Course into a Lifelong Ambition
01
February, 2021
Ruth Johnston, a mum of three, returned to education as a mature student at South West College (SWC) in June 2012. Hoping to pursue a future career in childcare, Ruth enrolled on a two-year vocational BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Children’s Care Learning and Development. This course offers individuals a vocational pathway aligning with the knowledge and skills that employers seek and allowed Ruth to pursue her studies close to her home in Ballynakelly, Coalisland. Fast forward to 2021, and after her studies and despite the worldwide pandemic, Ruth is ready to embark on her next venture as a registered childminder. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 01/02/2021 09:24:07
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Award Winning Student Thankful for Culture of Creativity at South West College
26
January, 2021
Omagh screenwriter and former South West College (SWC) student, Aidan McAleer, won three screenwriting awards last year. Aidan won 'Best First-time Screenwriter' at the Kosice International Monthly Film Festival; 'Best Feature Script' at the Prague International Monthly Film Festival'; and ‘Best Screenplay' at the Canadian Cinematography Awards, for his screenplay, 'Forgiven', which tells an emotional story of accidental manslaughter and the swirling guilt and aftermath that follows it. 
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 26/01/2021 11:52:48
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Childcare Course at South West College Leads to employment for local Samantha
26
January, 2021
Samantha Kerrigan from Castlederg studied the City and Guilds Level 2 and Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development at South West College, Omagh Campus, where the qualifications and experience she gained led to a full-time job at a local primary school.
  • Aisling McQuaid
  • 26/01/2021 09:06:52
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Farry visits Higher Level Apprentices at South West College
16
October, 2015
Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has visited South West College in Omagh where he met a number of Higher Level Apprentices.
  • 16/10/2015 12:33:04
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Businesses urged to 'Recruit Smart’ with new Higher Level Apprenticeships
25
September, 2015
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 25/09/2015 12:35:28
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South West College and 24 firms engineer unique jobs event
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April, 2015
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.
  • Troy Prenter
  • 21/04/2015 09:58:17
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