They aren't far wrong to be honest, it's been mentioned here already. It will help you progress in a career or help you get your foot in the door of a new career. For example if someone was moving into IT for the first time with no experience, with most of these springboard courses you're not going in for a top job, you won't get it without industry certs and experience. Springboard courses will help get your foot in the door and you can work your way up then.
As I said, I finished my course in 2014 and got a front desk support role on a pretty low salary, around 24k. But once I was in I could gain experience, get industry certa, and work my way up, which I have. Now I'm looking to progress further and I hope whichever course I choose this year will help me do that.
Experience is key, but you need to get in to get experience and you'll find that hard without that piece of paper.