Download a Course Guide – North West Regional College

Download a Course Guide

Full-Time Courses

Download our Full-Time Prospectus and find out about the range of further and higher education courses available at NWRC. We offer education and training at every level and have designed a portfolio of courses to address a variety of skill needs – from apprenticeship and Level 1 courses, to Foundation Degree. We are committed to ensuring that our students have access to opportunities which will enhance their employability and job-ready skills.

For the most up to date information browse our courses online.


Part-Time Courses

Continue your career development with qualifications across a wide range of profession. We deliver flexible study options to suit your lifestyle, with day and evening courses available across our 5 campus locations.

Whether you’re looking to learn a new skill, enhance your career, start a hobby or learn something just for fun, NWRC is destined to be the exciting Part-Time learning opportunity you have been looking for.

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Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLA)

The Higher Level Apprenticeship (HLA) programme is designed to meet the needs of employers for higher skill levels and leads to university equivalent qualifications. These programmes are widely recognised as the best combination of on-the-job training and employee higher level study available. They offer employees the opportunity to gain a Level 4 / Level 5 qualification (NVQ Level 4, HND, or Foundation Degree).

Successful candidates will be employed in a company relevant to their chosen profession to gain valuable experience over a 2 or 3 year period. This experience will include mentoring and academic support provided from NWRC and the employer.

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The College’s vibrant learning community includes learners undertaking courses at local community centres and organisations, co-ordinated by our Community Outreach Department.

These courses enable individuals and small groups to undertake short courses in areas including Essential Skills, GCSEs, Return to Study, and Hobby & Special Interest

Short Part-Time Courses

Professional and technical qualifications available from January 2020 across our main campuses.


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Magilligan Further Education Courses

In a new partnership with the Northern Ireland Prison Service and the Department for Justice, NWRC is now offering a wide range of educational programmes to enhance the learning and skills of prisoners at Magilligan prison.

Courses include: Essential Skills, ICT, Carpentry, Furniture Making, Welding, Plastering & Decorating, Horticulture, Art & Design, Hospitality and Barbering.