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Celebrating excellence was the theme of the day for two outstanding students who were recognised for their achievements in Occupational Studies by the Council of the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA). At the ‘Celebrate with CCEA’ awards ceremony hosted at Titanic, Belfast., celebrating with Northern Regional College were Adela Puterkova from St. Patrick’s College, Ballymena, who was awarded Learner of the Year Award in Occupational Studies: Design and Creativity Level 2 and Katie Farquhar from Dunclug College, who was awarded Learner of the Year Award in Occupational Studies: Environment and Society Level 2.

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In a JAM

Tuesday
25th April 2017

Northern Regional College has recently signed up to promoting and using the JAM Card, which allows people with communication barriers such as learning disabilities/difficulties to let others know they need Just A Minute of patience when interacting with them.

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Northern Regional College has secured a contract with NIE Networks to deliver recruitment selection testing for applicants to the Electricity firm’s apprenticeship programme. With 750 applicants to sift through, NIE Networks has partnered with Northern Regional College to assist with its selection and recruitment process through a computer based test programme.

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Easter Opening Hours

Friday
7th April 2017

All campuses are closed from 1.00 pm on Friday 14 April and will reopen as normal on Monday 24 April. Happy Easter to all our students, staff and partner organisations.

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Northern Regional College apprentices were amongst over 75 local construction apprentices who gathered their tools to compete against each other in the annual Skillbuild NI National Finals held in Southern Regional College, Portadown on 24th March 2017. Skillbuild NI, which is now in its fortieth year, is supported by the Department for the Economy helping to assist with maintaining and raising the status and standards of professional and technical education and training. The competition, run and governed by CITB NI, is held annually each spring with many winners progressing further to represent Northern Ireland in the Skills Show UK and potentially at WorldSkills.

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Northern Regional College, in partnership with Ballymena Rotary Club, held a local schools technology tournament yesterday at the College’s Farm Lodge campus. The competition was supported and sponsored by local businesses and comprised of 18 teams of Year 10 students from schools in the Ballymena area including St Benedict’s College, Ballymena Academy, St Louis Grammar School, Cambridge House Grammar School, St Patrick’s College, Slemish College, Castle Tower School, Dunclug College and Cullybackey College.

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