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ICT FREE Certificate in Emerging Digital Technologies

16 November 2020 

FREE Certificate in Emerging Digital Technologies

This 100% online 12 week full-time programme was designed in partnership with a number of employers across a range of industry segments.

The programme aims to upskill those wishing to understand a little more about the emerging technologies of Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics. Even before recent events, the marketplace was changing rapidly, driven by the emergence of new technologies.

Since March 2020 these changes have accelerated. Businesses now know that their survival depends on understanding the challenges and opportunities offered by these technologies. This course will give the student the opportunity to equip themselves with this vital knowledge and these essential skills to enhance their career prospects.

To Apply :  Simply send your CV to and we will let you know next steps.   

Closing date 27 November 2020.

Please be advised that making an application is not a guarantee of selection, the college is the final arbiter in who is offered a place on this course.

Who Should Apply:

This is a non-technical course and therefore applicants do not need to be from a computing background (although applicants from an IT or computing background are welcome
too). All applicants must be unemployed and resident in the Republic of Ireland*.

To qualify for direct entry, applications must have a minimum of a Level 6 qualification on the NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications) in any discipline. To qualify for non-standard entry, applicants would need to have at least 3 years industry experience (to include a management/supervisory role). *Eligibility includes unemployed individuals whether or not in receipt of any unemployment assistance or payment. It also includes those who have had their hours reduced, or are on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP), or supported under the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS).

Applicants must be Irish or EU/EEA nationals and must be resident in the Republic of Ireland.

For more details click here.