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Future Innovators Recognised in BEST Awards

The biggest awards event in the Further Education calendar in Northern Ireland took place on 23 May at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle, County Down.....
Posted: Tue 30 May 2017

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Policy Forum NI - Apprenticeship seminar (4 October)

Event Date: Wed 4 Oct 2017

Brexit Taskforce Stakeholder Discussion Forum on HE & Research (28 June)

Event Date: Wed 28 Jun 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.

Help your business grow

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