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UK Skills Show - NI sweeps the board

NI had 56 students competing across 49 competitions in the UK Skills Show in Birmingham across a range of subject areas. The competition took place 17-19 November in the NEC, Birmingham.....
Posted: Thu 24 Nov 2016

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Going Global 2017 - British Council's Annual Conference 22-24 May

Event Date: Mon 22 May 2017

Second Annual ICAS Conference

Event Date: Fri 27 Jan 2017

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Northern Ireland's Further and Higher Education Colleges

Colleges Northern Ireland is the membership body promoting, supporting and representing Northern Ireland's Six Further and Higher Education Colleges.

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Whatever size of business, work with one of our Colleges to help your business grow - providing support for economic and workforce development.

A range of practical support to business and industry:

  • Product Design & Prototyping
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Innovation
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Market Research and Marketing
  • Computer Systems & Software including free Open Source Software solutions

Education and training

Northern Ireland's Colleges offer a comprehensive range of courses at highly completive rates.

Colleges offer a range of full-time and part-time education and training options from entry level to post-graduate:

  • Essential Skills (numeracy, literacy, ICT)
  • Apprenticeships
  • Professional and Technical training
  • Higher Education Degrees including:
    • - Two-year Foundation Degrees
    • - National and Higher National Diplomas and Certificates