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New pilot higher level apprenticeships announced

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry today launched two new pilot higher level apprenticeships in Finance and Accountancy, and Applied Industrial and Life Science. Both Southern Regional College (SRC) and Belfast Metropolitan College (Belfast Met) will deliver the new pilot Finance and Accountancy higher level apprenticeship and SRC will deliver the pilot Applied Industrial and Life Science higher level apprenticeship. Both apprenticeships lead to a Level 5 qualification, which is equivalent to a Foundation degree.....
Posted: Wed 30 Jul 2014

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AoC Annual Conference, Birmingham 18-20 November 2014

Event Date: Mon 7 Jul 2014

The Skills Show, Birmingham, 13-15 November 2014

Event Date: Mon 7 Jul 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.

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