Springboard places for jobseekers

The 2015 Springboard courses are now open for applications. 

Springboard+ 2015 which incorporates part-time Springboard courses and full-time ICT skills conversion programmes will provide for 285 courses at 42 higher education institutions across Ireland.

Springboard offers free courses at certificate, degree and masters level and aims in particular to offer qualifications in areas where there are job opportunities – such as ICT and financial services.

In general, to qualify for Springboard you must be unemployed, with a previous history of employment, and you must be actively seeking work and available to take up work. Courses are one year or less and are generally part-time except for ICT skills conversion programmes.

Read about Springboard and eligibility criteria.