Free Springboard courses at DIT – Applications now open

14 July 2014: DIT is offering 12 Springboard courses for this coming September, which will give job seekers an opportunity to upskill in areas of economic growth with good employment prospects.

The courses are offered on a part-time basis and lead to a range of awards from Certificate to Postgraduate levels.

As part of the initiative, DIT is offering places on programmes ranging from Mobile & Tablet Application Design to Professional Cookery Skills, from Energy Analysis to Computer Game Development…..and many more.


Springboard offers 6,000 upskilling opportunities in institutes of technology, universities and colleges around the country.

President of DIT, Professor Brian Norton, said, “We are very pleased to be in a position to offer a significant number of programmes and places in DIT as part of the Springboard initiative again this year. Upskilling is about building on existing qualifications and experience and it gives all of us an opportunity to change careers or to move to another level in our current careers.”

For information on DIT Springboard courses and how to apply, visit

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