Virtual Tour


Welcome to our virtual tour where you can explore your options from the comfort of your own home! We have created a series of videos packed with everything you need to know, to help you start your career journey and to get a feel for the College. You will never miss a thing, as you can revisit these videos as and when suits you!


We offer a range of Further and Higher Education courses, giving you a choice in your learning. You will have access to a broader range of subjects than ever before with courses combining theory and practical learning, lessons taught by industry professionals and work placement opportunities.

Select the subject area you are interested in to find out more – topics include summary of course content, level and type of qualifications available, entry requirements, and career progression and job opportunities.

If you are undecided on your next step, drop us a message through our chat facility or complete the request a call back form.


reasons to study at Northern Regional College

Further Education & Work‑based learning explained

Higher Education explained

Work-based Learning


An exciting new training programme – Traineeship – is now available in a range of sectors from September providing participants with the skills and qualifications necessary to secure employment in their chosen occupation. Patrick Wallace, Principal Lecturer – Traineeships explains more about this new programme, from key features, entry requirements to progression.


Sean McAleese, Training Manager provides an overview of the apprenticeship programme including benefits of studying an apprenticeship, employer requirements and career progression.

Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA)

Similar to apprenticeships but at a higher level (Level 5), a Higher Level Apprenticeship is a nationally accredited work-based programme designed to meet the needs of employers for higher skills levels. Higher Level Apprenticeships are currently available in a range of occupational areas.

Employer Connections

We have strong working relationships with local employers who provide training/apprenticeship opportunities. Below is a snapshot of the range of employers who we currently work with. Explore more and select the company you are interested in.


Take a virtual tour around our campuses to view our facilities, industry standard equipment, library, canteen and computer resources and discover more about life on campus.

Farm Lodge

Farm Lodge Campus

Ballymena - Farm Lodge

Trostan Avenue

Trostan Avenue Campus

Ballymena - Trostan Avenue


Ballymoney Campus



Coleraine Campus



Magherafelt Campus



Trostan Avenue Campus


Student Support

At the College we have a dedicated Student Support team who are on hand to support you throughout your career journey. Find out more about services available from student finance including EMA and travel pass, careers advice and guidance, education support, counselling and our students’ union.

Student Services overview

Student Finance

Education support


Student life on campus

For further information email our Student Support team.

How to apply?

This short video will provide you step by step instructions on how to complete your online application and help you on your way to becoming a student at Northern Regional College.

If you are experiencing any technical difficulties or require any assistance to complete your online application please email Admissions.