Colleges Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland’s colleges have been delivering technical vocational education and training for approximately 100 years. Within Northern Ireland we have 6 regional colleges and 1 agricultural college offering a varied and dynamic training offering. You can find links to each of the regional colleges below as well as a map outline the catchment area of each college.
- Belfast Metropolitan College: Castlereagh, Millfield, Titanic Quarter
- Northern Regional College: Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine, Larne, Magerafelt, Newtownabbey
- North West Regional College: Derry/Londonderry, Limavady, Strabane
- South Eastern Regional College: Ballynahinch, Bangor, Downpatrick, Holywood, Lisburn, Newcastle, Newtownards
- Southern Regional College: Armagh, Banbridge, Kilkeel, Lurgan, Newry, Portadown
- South West Regional College: Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen, Omagh
- Cafre: Antrim, Cookstown, Enniskillen
Additional Training Resources
You can also find courses on offer in the following locations:
Industry Related Qualifications
- CSR Card - The Construction Skills Register (CSR) is a register of construction workers who have completed the industry approved CSR health and safety training course and assessment. You can find CSR training providers here.
- Forklift - A range of private organisations provide this training.
- Welding - You can find these courses at many of the Regional Colleges listed above.
- HGV - A range of private organisations provide this training.
- Level 2 in Food Safety - this is the mandatory certificate that all catering candidates should have.This certification takes an hour to complete. You can complete this certificate here.
- Food Worker Health & Safety - this isn't a mandatory certificate for catering staff, but is always good to have. This certification takes an hour to complete. You can complete this certificate here.
- Word/Text Processing - You can find these courses at many of the Regional Colleges listed above.
- Essential Skills: Maths, English & ICT - You can find these courses at many of the Regional Colleges listed above.