Employed, unemployed or returning to the workforce after time out? You may be eligible for a free or 90% subsidised Springboard+ higher education course co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund.
Irish Times Training are delivering three third-level courses through Springboard+ 2020/21; Global Capital Markets, Entrepreneurship & Return to Work- click on the links below to learn more and apply today.
Springboard+ Return to Work (leading to a QQI Minor Award in Personal & Professional Development)
This Return to Work programme has been designed for individuals looking to re-enter the workforce after a multi-year career break; for example, as an at-home parent or carer. This course aims to provide the opportunity to up-skill, to boost confidence and to provide a bridge back to high-calibre work for skilled professionals.
Postgraduate Certificate in Global Capital Markets
Designed for graduates from any and all disciplines who want to pursue a career in the financial services industry and/ or those who want to specialise in a key subject area and those who are new to the financial services sector and want to get a better grounding in the principles of finance.
Entrepreneurs Programme (leading to an Advanced Cert. in Management Practice)
Designed for individuals at the very early stage of forming a business to develop from a seedling idea to a fully functioning business, ensuring they have a well thought out and actionable business plan and are equipped with practical and usable skills to enable business growth.
Springboard+ provides free higher education courses in areas of identified skills needs to unemployed people, those previously self-employed and those returning to work. Courses will also be free for employed people on NFQ Level 6 courses. For employed participants on courses NFQ level 7 – 9, 90% of the course fee will be funded, with participants required to contribute just 10% of the fee.
Springboard+ allows you to bring your career to the next level – learn new skills, enhance your existing skills, get the promotion or job you’ve always dreamed of.
Springboard+ is managed by The Higher Education Authority on behalf of The Department of Education and Skills. Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.