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5/22/2012 12:26:18 PM

 

Springboard Free Courses for Jobseekers

 

 

ITB is delighted to announce that we are now in a position to offer free places on a number of courses to people who are currently unemployed under the Springboard initiative.
SPRINGBOARD is  being managed by the Higher Education Authority and it aims to make free places available in colleges and universities across the country. Free places are available to people who have been unemployed to help them to up skill or perhaps change career direction.
Funding for these programmes are being provided by the Department of Education and Skills, and successful applicants will not be required to pay any tuition fees. Courses will commence in September 2012.
Courses being offered in ITB under the Springboard Initiative :

 

 

Apprenticeships & Trades Courses
Certificate in Energy Efficient Domestic Retrofit Technology (BN731)
Certificate in Energy Efficient Heating Systems (BN732)

Computing Courses
Certificate in Computer Security (BN757)
Bachelor of Science in Computing in Information Security & Digital Forensics (BN311)
Bachelor of Science (Honours ) in Computing  in Information Security & Digital Forensics (BN420)
Higher Diploma in Science in Computing (BN509)
Master of Science  in Computing  in Information Security & Digital Forensics (BN518)

Creative Digital Media Course
Certificate in Creative Website Communication (BN746) 

Language Courses
Certificate in Languages for the Export Market – German Intermediate (BN754)
Certificate in Languages for the Export Market – French Upper Intermediate (BN753) 

Engineering Courses
Higher Certificate in Mechatronics (BN903)
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics (BN306)
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronics (BN422)
Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering  (BN423)
Certificate in Computer Aided Design & Manufacture (BN718)

 

 

Eligibility:
For eligibility criteria please refer to the Springboard website at  www.springboardcourses.ie
Please note that applicants must also meet minimum entry requirements of courses.
Refer to the Springboard FAQ’s
How to Apply?
All applications must be made online at Springboard on www.springboardcourses.ie
For further details please contact the Springboard Freephone 1800 303 523  or the Marketing team here in ITB  on 01 885 1000 or email info@itb.ie.

 

What our students say...

Monika Karaliunaite

"Basically the course covers everything to do with digital and online media. I had it as a hobby in sixth year but when I came here I learned so much more."

Monika Karaliunaite,
Creative Digital Media Student

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