- Springboard+ 2021 Approved Course List
- Am I eligible?
- How to Apply
- Fees & Funding
- Hear what our Students say about Springboard+
- Why choose IT Sligo for Springboard+
IT Sligo is ranked no. 1 for Flexible Learning Students in Ireland, as we offer accessible, industry-relevant qualifications through our part-time online learning programmes. Now is the time to make your future happen with FREE and Funded places available on Springboard+ at IT Sligo. Whether you are seeking to change career, wanting to upskill or need to retrain, our expert lecturers, support staff and innovative online course delivery, will ensure you succeed.
IT Sligo Springboard+ Approved Courses 2021
The Springboard+ 2021 Approved courses open for applications from Wednesday, 16th June 2021. IT Sligo has received approval for 20 programmes across Science, Technology, Engineering and Business. With limited funded places available, we recommend applying early via the Springboard+ platform www.springboardcourses.ie.
Department of Life Sciences
Level 6 Certificate in Biopharma Processing – Closed for 2021 applications.
Level 7 Certificate in Biopharma Processing – Closed for 2021 applications.
Level 7 Certificate in Bioprocess Engineering – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 8 Certificate in Biopharma Science – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 8 Certificate in Bioprocessing Technologies – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 8 Certificate in Medical Technologies Regulatory Affairs & Quality – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 9 Masters in Biopharma Processing – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 9 Certificate in Biopharma Science – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 9 Certificate in Biopharma Processing – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 9 Certificate in Commissioning, Qualification and Validation (CQV) –Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Department of Health & Nutritional Science
Department of Computing & Electronic Engineering
Level 8 Higher Diploma in Computing (2 years) – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 8 Certificate in Computer Networks & Cloud Infrastructure – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – Open for 2021 applications until 30th July.
Department of Civil Engineering & Construction
Level 6 Certificate in Introduction to Water & Wastewater Operations – Open for 2021 applications until 30th July.
Level 9 Certificate in BIM and Lean Construction Management – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 9 Certificate in Geotechnical Structural Engineering – Open for 2021 applications until 30th July.
Level 9 Certificate in Mechanical & Electrical Quantity Surveying – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Level 6 Certificate in Validation Technologies – Open for 2021 applications until 26th July.
Level 7 Certificate in Lean Sigma Quality (Six Sigma Green Belt) – Closed for 2021 applications.
Department of Mechatronic Engineering
Level 7 Certificate in Mechatronics – Closed for 2021 applications.
Department of Marketing, Sport & Tourism
Level 6 Certificate in Social Media Marketing – Jan 2022 start
Level 6 Certificate in Digital Marketing – Jan 2022 start
Am I Eligible?
Springboard+ applicants must meet all residency and nationality/visa requirements, including the applicant has been ordinarily resident in an EU/EEA/Swiss state for at least three of the five years preceding their entry to the programme.
- Returners – Those who have a previous history of employment but may require
upskilling, reskilling or cross-skilling to transition back to the workforce.
- People in Employment – A 10% course fee contribution for Level 7, 8, and 9 courses is applicable for employed participants. This is payable directly to the provider.
- The Unemployed or formerly Self Employed – May apply to all courses with the exception of the two-year part-time ICT conversion courses. Unemployed applicants will also be required to meet additional criteria.
Further details are available: https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility
How to Apply
All applications must be made through the Springboard website www.springboardcourses.ie
Fees & Funding
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.
Hear what our Students have to say about Springboard+
Why Choose an IT Sligo Springboard+ Programme?
The 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.
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:
- 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.
For further information on IT Sligo Springboard courses contact email@example.com