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FE sector awaits more details of the implications of the funding cuts

The outcomes of the June Monitoring Round were announced by Finance Minister, Simon Hamilton, on 31st July. This has resulted in the announcement of £78 million in immediate cuts to the NI budget. ....
Posted: Wed 27 Aug 2014

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Open Days for Part Time Courses

Event Date: Tue 26 Aug 2014

Just got your exam results? College open days taking place now

Event Date: Tue 5 Aug 2014

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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