Dublin City University is now inviting applications for a new suite of 15 courses under the Government’s Springboard+ initiative 2018.
All courses under Springboard+ are free for those who are unemployed, those previously self-employed and those returning to work. Employed participants on the DCU Springboard+ courses will be subsidised 90% of the course fee.
Among DCU’s qualifications (Levels 8 and 9) on offer as part of Springboard+ 2018 are..
- Data Analytics
- Management of Clean Technology
- Artificial Intelligence
- The Internet of Things
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Operations Management
- Software Systems and Entrepreneurship
- Computing and IT.
Welcoming the announcement, Prof Brian MacCraith, President of DCU, said: “At the heart of the Springboard+ initiative is an emphasis on the importance of lifelong learning and up-skilling. These are attributes long-shared by DCU and we are proud to continue our long-standing association with successful online and distance learning. The qualifications we are providing under the expanded Springboard+ programme for 2018 are reflective of the rapidly-evolving society and workplace environments that we inhabit today. I’m confident that the courses – and culture – at DCU will provide Springboard+ participants with a memorable and meaningful learning experience, equipping them with enhanced skill sets and increasing their employability.”
Candidates wishing to enrol with DCU as part of Springboard+ 2018 can find full details on the approved courses at: www.dcu.ie/connected/Springboard.shtml