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Local playgroup leader Karen Traynor has received a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership in Children Care Learning and Development at Northern Regional College’s annual Higher Education graduation ceremony. Karen, who is a leader at Stepping Stones Playgroup in Ballymoney, admitted that initially, she was very apprehensive about doing the course but said her fears were totally ungrounded. Now that she has successfully completed the course, she said she is delighted to have been given the opportunity to do it.

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A group of former Thomas Cook employees have undergone intensive IT training course at Northern Regional College to help improve their employability. Northern Regional College developed the fast-track IT course after being approached by cabin crew of the now-defunct travel operator.

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Although she always had a keen interest in sports, a gap year New Zealand helped sharpen Anna McKeown’s determination to become a PE teacher. The County Tyrone woman was awarded a Foundation Degree in Sport, Exercise and Fitness with Distinction at Northern Regional College’s annual Higher Education graduation ceremony in The Great Hall at the Galgorm Resort.

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Cooking Up A Storm In The Kitchen

Thursday
19th December 2019

The culinary skills of the next generation were on display at the regional heats of Springboard’s Future Chef competition hosted by Northern Regional College in Ballymena. Aspiring young chefs from St Killian’s Carnlough, Slemish College Ballymena and Ballyclare High School had just 90 minutes to prepare a two course meal for two people with a budget up to £7.

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A Foundation Degree in Building Technology and Management is an ideal steppingstone to a career in the construction industry, according to local woman Stacey Tosh. Stacey, who received the award at Northern Regional College’s annual Higher Education graduation ceremony, is now employed by Mivan as a Graduate Estimator.

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A Coleraine man who was the first apprentice taken on by Engineering Consultants AGR Automation, has graduated with a Foundation Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Caleb Haines was conferred with the award, which was part of his Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA), at Northern Regional College’s Higher Education graduation at Galgorm’s Great Hall.

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