Why study Part-Time

  • Range of new courses added
  • Pay in convenient instalments* to help with the cost of living. For courses over £200
  • University level qualifications, recreational and leisure courses available
  • Up to 50% Discount on tuition fees for anyone receiving benefits*
  • Learn online without leaving the home or office*
  • Up to 100% funding available for businesses and individuals with our Skill up and Skills Focus programmes
  • Over 250 courses to choose from
  • Range of support services available to ensure you achieve your potential
  • And the course subject areas i.e. hair and beauty, hospitality, sport, business etc

Add admissions@swc.ac.uk email for anyone who would like more information.

Part-Time Course Listing

From Access studies to Sports Massage Therapy and ACCA to Reflexology we have it covered. Every year we try to ensure the courses we offer are the courses you need to improve your skillset or simply a new challenge.

Reduced Fees

A number of part-time courses are offered at a 50% discount for selected individuals. Concessions are applied to course fees only and excludes examination and other costs. Depending on the personal circumstances students may be eligible for a reduced tuition fee. If a student qualifies they must provide evidence at the time of application (current letter or proof on date of birth) or a completed Authorisation form signed by the local benefits office.

Students in Receipt of Benefits as listed below are entitled to Reduced FeesEvidence Required
Guaranteed Pension Credit Yes
Rate Relief of Rate Rebate Working Tax Credit or Child Tax Credit (with an annual taxable income below the qualifying threshold as stated by HMRC)Yes
Income Related Employment and Support AllowanceYes
Income SupportYes
Universal Credit where total income is confirmed as below the NHS Exemption Certificate qualifying threshold)Yes
Income based Jobseekers AllowanceYes
Full-Time Student in SWCYes

Students aged 18 years or over and experiencing financial hardship may apply to the Hardship Fund for financial assistance. Assistance from the hardship fund is means tested and can only be provided once all other sources of funding have been exhausted. Forms will be available from mid-September 2023.

Bridge the Gap, Reach Your Goals

With more than 30,000 students joining each year, SWC offers a vast range of vocational, academic, and leisure courses for those seeking to pursue a career goal, professional development, or just for fun.

Part-time study has helped many adults gain valuable training to assist with promotion, retrain in a new career, and return to education.

SWC recognizes that life can be busy, which is why we offer flexible courses with different levels and durations to fit around work, family, and personal life. With a vast range of part-time subjects and levels on offer at our campuses in Dungannon Enniskillen and Omagh.

We are committed to aiding students in achieving their potential and offers various payment options to spread the cost of courses. Courses over £200 can be paid in instalments, with a 25% deposit required before commencement of the course and the required balance in three equal instalments.

Further, SWC offers a range of concessions. Students aged 60 or over at the time of enrolment can receive a 50% reduction for some vocational courses. Those receiving pension credit, working tax credit, income support (or dependent spouse/partner), income-based jobseekers’ allowance (or dependent spouse/partner), income-based employment support allowance, carers allowance, universal credit, and those aged 16 to 18 years of age on 1st July can also receive a 50% reduction.

Over 19 years of age on 1st July of the current academic year who are in full-time Further or Higher Education are also eligible.