Business Support

Northern Regional College supports the economy by providing a wide range of services to the business community including consultancy, training and upskilling. Advice on funding and tailored solutions are developed and delivered by our Business Development team and Industry specific technical and academic staff.

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Staff Training

Upskill your staff by providing the training and skills they need to improve your business. We will work with you to understand your business and training requirements and identify the right approach for you. A range of accredited and bespoke training can be delivered on-campus or at your premises. We also deliver Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and online courses. View our staff training case studies and contact us now.


Your business could achieve a real economic benefit from our commercially-focused consultancy services. Our industry experts can review your business processes to inform training requirements, help reduce costs, support product development and innovation approaches or review quality assurance processes. Contact us now.


With the input of our expert staff your innovation projects could be delivered cheaper, faster or with a greater return on investment. We can support you with your Research and Development (R&D) including new product development, business process enhancements and with technologies to improve efficiency and promote growth in your business or organisation. Contact us now.

Employ Students and Graduates

Producing high-quality, work ready graduates is what Northern Regional College does best. Contact us to find out how you can access new and recent graduates or to employ our current students for part-time opportunities. Students are also looking for companies to provide apprenticeships, work placements and Higher Level Apprenticeships. There are many ways we can work with you to maximise your company’s exposure to our students and graduates and to fill your vacancies. Contact us now.

Career Ready Programme 

The Career Ready programme provides our students with real-life, industry skills and knowledge in prepartion for the world of work.  Partnering with Career Ready and Northern Regional College has positive effects on your employees and business as well as helping to mould the workforce of the future.

Benefits for Employers

  • Involvement is low cost and low risk – you can engage as much or as little as you want – from a masterclass to offering a six week paid internship. 
  • Internship supervisors can gain practical experience in managing and coaching a young person.
  • Offering internships can help you harness and develop the key skills that help make young people ready for the world of work. Consider it as a six week interview for a future employee!
  • Career ready students can add value by undertaking projects where you do not currently have resources and also provide fresh ideas and perspectives into your business.
  • An effective testing ground for potential recruits to higher level apprenticeships.
  • Opportunity to network and liaise with other businesses.

Watch this video to find out more from current employers! Or visit career ready.

Alongside our Engineerring opportunities, we are currently seeking employers from the Business and IT industry to provide opportunites to our students in the Mid Ulster Area.  Further details...


We have facilities and equipment that are available to hire. Across our campuses is a wide range of facilities, equipment and machinery that means we are likely to have whatever it is you are looking for, from a large meeting space to a specific piece of engineering equipment. You may be able to use our facilities yourself or we can provide experienced, trained and qualified staff. Contact us now.

Funding and Support

Northern Regional College can provide advice and help with access to funding that may be available to you, such as; Apprenticeships, Higher Level Apprenticeships, Youth Training, Skills Focus, Assured Skills, InnovateUs, Invest NI Innovation Vouchers, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and InterTradeIreland’s FUSION.



Business Support students can also enjoy unlimitied access to, an on-demand library of high-quality instructional videos covering a vast range of software, business and creative skills.

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Learning is essential to success. Watch how one employee has leveraged the courses on LinkedIn Learning to succeed in his career, then explore LinkedIn Learning for yourself to own your own career: