Springboard Courses 18 August 2016
Springboard+ offers a choice of 181 free, part-time and intensive conversion courses in higher education from certificate, to degree, to post-graduate level. See Search courses for full details (operational in June). Applications can also be made for one year full-time and two year part-time ICT Skills Conversion courses.
From June 2016 Springboard+ offers 5,855 free places on 181 courses leading to awards at certificate, degree and post-graduate level. Springboard+ is primarily targeted at jobseekers with a previous history of employment.
The majority of courses are part-time. To be eligible to participate on a part-time Springboard+ course an applicant must be a jobseeker.
Over 50 of the Springboard+ courses on offer are free, full-time or part-time conversion courses in the area of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). These conversion courses are open to suitably qualified applicants, regardless of employment status. Applicants in receipt of a Jobseekers payment must meet additional DSP Criteria for full-time courses, but are not eligible for the two year part-time ICT Skills Conversion courses.