What is Skills to Advance?

Through Skills to Advance, we offer free up-skilling and re-skilling opportunities to those who are currently employed. A wide range of part-time evening courses are available for people in employment looking to re-skill or up-skill. These are QQI Level 3-5 and non-accredited courses. Our courses are delivered through a combination of online teaching and classroom-based learning at a number of our campuses throughout Limerick and Clare .

We manage the delivery of the Skills to Advance employee development initiative in the Limerick and Clare region. A Government of Ireland initiative, delivered by Education and Training Boards, Skills to Advance has been established to enable targeted support for specific groups in the Irish workforce and to meet the challenges of rapid technological advances and the changing work environment. It offers upskilling and reskilling opportunities to employees and SMEs through Further Education and Training. In addition, Skills to Advance can assist SMEs in identifying their training needs and provide training to their workforce. Through Skills to Advance, we can provide your business with accessible training opportunities, which fit in and around your business and work schedules.

Spotlight on new courses

Diploma in Software Development

ONLINE COURSE
Awarded by Code Institute

This 52-week part-time online course, delivered by Code Institute, will prepare you for working as an associate software developer by providing you with practical software development skills to meet current industry needs. You will develop your skills to design, create, test and project manage a Full-Stack web-based software application.

Progression / Employment Opportunities

On successful completion, you will receive a Diploma in Software Development, which is credit-rated by Edinburgh Napier University and aligned to a QQI Level 6 Major Award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). This will empower you to seek employment as an associate software developer.

More Information

To find out more, watch this pre-recorded Information Webinar.

Entry Requirements and Next Steps

To ensure this is the right course for you there are some entry requirements, completion of a 5-step coding challenge and an interview.

Applications for this course are now closed but stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

 

Management Courses

Lean Six Sigma – Online Course

Lean Six Sigma is about continuous improvement. This QQI Level 5 Minor Award will introduce you to essential Lean and Six Sigma Tools. You will understand the DMAIC methodology to participate in process improvement efforts within a company/organisation. You will also learn how to improve productivity and quality and provide skills necessary to work on projects that transform a business.

Progression / Employment Opportunities

On successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 5 Minor Award, empowering you to make processes more effective and efficient in your organisation.

Applications for this course are now closed but stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

Project Management – Online Course

This QQI Level 6 course will equip you with knowledge, skills and competence in the theory, principles and practice of project management. It will empower you to take responsibility for the planning, implementation and review of a project, and enable you to work independently and /or supervise the work of others.

Progression / Employment Opportunities

On successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 6 Minor Award, enabling you to plan, implement and review projects, applicable to a wide range of industries.

Applications for this course are now closed but stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

Conflict Management – Online Course

This QQI Level 6 Minor Award will equip you with the skills required to manage conflict effectively in your workplace. This course is for you if you are looking to improve your skillset in the area of conflict dynamics, mediation methods and negotiation techniques.

Progression / Employment Opportunities

On successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 6 Minor Award, empowering you to manage conflict situations.

Applications for this course are now closed but stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

Leading Through Change

We are delighted to offer a Certificate in Leadership & Management, in collaboration with the Mid-West Regional Skills Forum. This will include a suite of online modules including Managing Remote Working and additional modules in Digital Skills, Lean Principles, and Stress Management.

Progression / Employment Opportunities

With a qualification aligned at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications, certification is awarded by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). On successful completion, your employees can progress to further upskilling available through Further Education and Training with Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board.

Applications for this course are now closed but stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

Digital Marketing – Online Course

This QQI Level 5 Minor Award will equip you with the skills required to manage customised digital marketing campaigns for your business. This practical, skills-based course is for you if you would like to upskill, using e-tools such as web analytics and social media monitoring to measure the effectiveness of your digital marketing campaign.

Progression / Employment Opportunities

On successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 5 Minor Award, empowering you to develop, implement, manage and measure digital marketing campaigns.

Applications for this course are now closed but stay tuned for more information in the coming months.

Get in Touch

Talk to us today about how we can provide you with training opportunities, which fit in and around your business and work schedules.
Phone: Patricia on 087 177 1971
Email: skillstoadvance@lcetb.ie
Enterprise Engagement Support Service
Further Education and Training Centre
Kilmallock Road Campus
Kilmallock Road
Limerick, V94 Y6H3
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