Springboard+ at Irish Times Training

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.

In partnership with Ulster University, Irish Times Training deliver three Springboard+ courses in ICT, Capital Markets & Entrepreneurship – click on the links below to learn more and apply today.

Want to give your employees the opportunity to grow, develop in-demand skills and gain a university qualification? Irish Times Training offers a range of free and subsidised Springboard+ higher education courses in areas of identified skills gaps. For more information or to arrange a meeting, please contact [email protected] or call (01) 472 7101.

Graduate Diploma in Computing

We have collaborated with Microsoft Ireland to design and deliver this 2 year part-time ICT skills conversion programme with optional specialisms in Data Analytics & Software Engineering.

Postgraduate Certificate in Global Capital Markets (& Risk Management)

This programme is particularly aimed those without a finance qualification who are interested in pursuing a career in the industry. Delivered part-time in Dublin City Centre.

Entrepreneur Programme (leading to an Advanced Cert. in Management Practice)

The aim of the Entrepreneur Programme is to give you the fundamental business skills needed to start & scale your own business. Delivered one day a week over 18 weeks in Dublin City Centre.


About Springboard+

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.


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