Springboard+

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.

Ministers Mc Hugh and Halligan launched this year’s Springboard+ 19 programmes outside Government buildings on the 15th of May.

All Springboard funded programmes are listed on the Springboard+19 website www.springboardcourses.ie

All applicants hoping to avail of Springboard funding must apply through the Springboard website. Unemployed participants continue to receive 100% funding while those in employment will receive 100% funding for programmes at level 6 and 90% funding for programmes from level 7 to level 9.

The IT Sligo programmes funded for 2019 include the following:

School of Science

*L6 Cert. in Biopharma Processing¹
L6 Cert. in Occupational Safety and Health¹
L7 Cert. in Biopharma Processing¹
L7 Cert. in Bioprocessing Engineering¹
L8 Med Tech Regulatory Affairs¹
L9 Masters in Biopharmaceutical Processing
*L9 Cert. in Biopharmaceutical Science¹
*L9 Cert. in Biopharmaceutical Processing¹
*L9 Minor Award in Science in Bioanalytical Techniques

¹ Applications are closed as all funded places have been allocated
For programmes marked with an asterisk, applications are submitted to the provider NIBRT on the Springboard platform.

School of Engineering & Design

L6 Cert. in Validation Technologies¹
L6 Cert. in Quality Assurance¹
L7 Cert. in Lean Sigma Quality (Six Sigma Green Belt)¹
L9 Cert. in Automotive Artificial Intelligence
L9 Cert. in BIM and Lean Construction Management¹

¹ Applications are closed as all funded places have been allocated

These Online learning programmes are designed for students who want to study part-time at a pace that matches their work-life balance. Through a combination of online delivery technologies comprising the web- casting of live lectures over the internet as well as access to high quality recordings, IT Sligo is to the forefront of emerging breakthroughs in the delivery and assessment of online students.

Why Choose an IT Sligo Springboard+  Programme?

IT Sligo provides:

  • Excellent lecturers who not only have the academic expertise, but also have an abundance of practical industry experience.
  • A dedicated Springboard Co-ordinator who is available to assist you through your programme at IT Sligo.

IT Sligo operates a Centre for Online Learning (COL), which means you as the learner, will be their primary focus throughout your time as an online student at IT Sligo. COL is to the forefront in bring state-of-the-art technologies to bear in online learning through its on-going research in this area.

All Springboard students will avail of specific job-readiness training. This training will include developing career plans, CV and application preparation, interview skills, engaging with employers and undergoing individual career coaching.

The benefits of IT Sligo Online Learning Programmes include the following:

  • Reduced total costs with minimal travel and overnight stays.
  • Improved quality of life for learners with less disruption of home and work life.
  • Access to a wider range of courses than available in their own locality.
  • 24/7 accessibility and improved convenience where learners can carry out their learning at a time that suits them best.
  • Access to expert knowledge from subject-matter experts around the world.
  • Your schedule designed by you.

All applications must be made through the Springboard website www.springboardcourses.ie

You can find out more about the Springboard initiative, including the full information on eligibility criteria and how to apply for your chosen course on the Springboard site www.springboardcourses.ie.

For further information on IT Sligo Springboard courses contact admissions@nullitsligo.ie