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21-06-2020, 11:24   #1
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Springboard courses. Free college courses sponsored by the Irish Government

https://springboardcourses.ie/

Open for applications on 25th of June. Telephone lines open 22nd of June.
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21-06-2020, 13:59   #2
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Do many people get these if working fulltime on decent enough salary. Love to do something this year as an interest as might not be much happening and if it can pad the CV it would be great
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Wondering the same. Seems to be some worthwhile courses on it.
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Do many people get these if working fulltime on decent enough salary. Love to do something this year as an interest as might not be much happening and if it can pad the CV it would be great
Some of are open to applicants in full time employment. I don't think there is any issue with earnings, you just have to meet the educational/experience requirements.
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Do many people get these if working fulltime on decent enough salary. Love to do something this year as an interest as might not be much happening and if it can pad the CV it would be great
No issue with earnings, basically if your working full-time you have to pay ten percent of the cost of the course, which is obviously still a great saving.
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Do many people get these if working fulltime on decent enough salary. Love to do something this year as an interest as might not be much happening and if it can pad the CV it would be great
I know a few people on very good money who recently completed one and had to pay €600 approx towards the cost of a Level 9
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Is it possible to see a list of courses or does it only show on the 25th?
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21-06-2020, 15:07   #8
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Went for one before but the application is far too long winded.
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Is it possible to see a list of courses or does it only show on the 25th?
This is available on the springboard website
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No issue with earnings, basically if your working full-time you have to pay ten percent of the cost of the course, which is obviously still a great saving.
Level 6 courses are free for those in employment.
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I've a masters but I'd almost consider one of the culinary courses at level 6 probably be able to cook something other than pasta bake and pizza and chips for my dinner then
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Level 6 courses are free for those in employment.
Ah very good, knew people that had done level 7/8 courses and just had to pay the ten percent so thought it was the same for all of them
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This state-funded courses are mainly aimed at unemployed looking to re-skill and join the in-demand industries workforce.
Many don't get a free L6 place since they've done L7/8 in the industry that are working happily now , and don't plan to change lifelong careers ( if you're an engineer and and want to cook , this program might not be for you )

This are definitely not a Udemy -style courses
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Do many people get these if working fulltime on decent enough salary. Love to do something this year as an interest as might not be much happening and if it can pad the CV it would be great
No issue with work or salary. I done a level 9 masters part time while working full time. Only had to pay 10% (€800) of the course fee and the other €7200 was covered by springboard
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are these distant learning course or do you have to live near those colleges?
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