Springboard+

Apply now for a free or funded course on 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.

Do you want to know more about why you should choose an Online Learning IT Sligo Springboard+ programme, click here.

How to Apply – All applications must be made through the Springboard website www.springboardcourses.ie

Watch Head of Online Learning Business Development & Business Operations Manager, Jean Gilligan, talk about Springboard+ 2022 and how students can avail of free or funded programmes

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IT Sligo Springboard+ 2022/23

Currently, we don’t have any Springboard+ courses open for application however Springboard+ courses for the academic year 2022/23 will be published to this page in May 2022. Please ‘Register Your Register’ in a Springboard+ course in the meantime and we’ll notify you when applications open. 

Register Your Interest in a Springboard+ 2022/23 Course

Fees & Fees

The Springboard+ 20All 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. 

Am I Eligible?

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.

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

Contact Springboard+ Admissions

To find out more about any of our Springboard+ courses, please contact our Springboard+ admissions team:

T: 353 (0) 71 931 8511
E: springboardadmissions@nullitsligo.ie

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit the FAQ section to find helpful information on key deadlines, semesters, entry requirements, fee payment and much more.