Sponsored Feature: FREE Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Science in Computing with 6 months placement guaranteed.
Published 25/07/2014 | 12:39
There are thousands of unfilled positions in the ICT sector in Ireland.
The ICT industry needs talented and skilled graduates to fill these positions.
Dublin Business School (DBS) in conjunction with Microsoft Ireland, their Partner Network and other Industry Partners under the Government Springboard initiative is providing participants the opportunity to reskill or cross skill for FREE under an approved and accredited Level 8 graduate conversion award for a Higher Diploma in Science in Computing, the specialist streams of Software Development, Web and Cloud Technologies and IT Infrastructure and Networking.
The initiative was launched on 9th June 2014, when the Minister for Education & Skills, Ruairi Quinn T.D., announced 6,100 free higher education places to provide re-training opportunities for the unemployed as part of a further roll out of the Springboard initiative.
All courses are supported by the HEA and Department of Education and Skills which means the tuition fees normally associated with such programmes are waived.
To anybody holding a Level 8 degree and interested in a career in Software Development, IT Infrastructure and Networking or Web and Cloud technologies, this is the programme you have been looking for. With 44,500 new jobs forecasted in the ICT sector to arise by 2018 it has become a real success story in Ireland.
Graduates of this programme will be qualified for graduate entry level positions in a wide range of IT areas, including Software Development, Systems Analysis and Design, Database Administration, Computer Architecture, Networking and Web and Cloud Technologies.
With over 80% of our ICT graduates to date securing full time employment, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Become part of the ICT success story with DBS today! Applications for September 2014 are now being considered.
"The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is an excellent industry supported course which has helped me to develop a wide range of highly desirable IT skills. While the workload on the course is highly intensive the opportunities and skills gained from its completion are highly recommended and offer the student the maximum possibility of employment on its completion. The staff and lectures offer great support during the course and have an excellent knowledge of the subject areas. Overall a great experience and I would like to thank everyone at DBS."
Kieran O’Connell, Higher Diploma in Science in Computing
For more information http://www.dbs.ie/courses/ict-skills-programme or call admissions at DBS (01) 417 7500
*subject to academic performance