Northern Ireland Colleges

TVET Education, Higher Education, Teacher Training, Curriculum Design

Core Products / Services
TVET Curriculum Design, Teacher Upskilling, Digital Teaching, Learning & Assessment, Project Based Learning, UK Quality Assurance Model, Professional Training, Equality & Diversity, Private Sector Engagement and Centres of Excellence in Construction, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Health & Social Care, Hospitality & Tourism, IT and Life.

Northern Ireland (NI) Colleges is an alliance of six regional Further and Higher Education Colleges, located in Northern Ireland (UK), specialising in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Collectively, NI Colleges operate across 40 campuses, resourced by 3,500 professional and technical staff who service some 154,000 annual enrolments. Working alongside a network of 10,000 employers, NI Colleges provides a highly innovative curriculum that ensures learners develop professional and technical skills, increasingly at higher levels, to meet employer needs.

The Northern Ireland TVET sector is amongst the top performing in the UK achieving extremely high-level results in delivery of qualifications with 86% success rates across core TVET programmes and 95% for higher professional programmes. This is achieved through an integrated education framework from levels 1-7 which includes both academic and vocational education and training pathways.

NI Colleges has a successful track record of delivering TVET training and capacity building projects across the globe with 250 international partnerships and over 60 “live” annual projects. We send 600 students and 220 staff on mobility each year and welcome over 420 visitors to learn, share best practices and explore the cultural aspects of life in Northern Ireland, UK.

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