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Springboard+ Funded Courses

Applications are now closed for January 2021. 

Register Your Interest for Springboard 2021-2022

What is Springboard funding?

LIT Flexible Learning are delighted to confirm that the below part-time courses will be Springboard+ funded for September 2020 and January 2021. Many of these programmes are developed in collaboration with industry to meet specific skills shortages and delivered and certified by LIT.

Who is it for?

Springboard programmes are open to all employed, unemployed and returner applicants. Full details on eligibility for the Springboard+ scheme can be found here:

How much are the fees?

Level 6 programmes are FREE to all successful applicants.

Level 7, 8 and 9 programmes are 90% funded for those in employment and 100% funded for those on a qualifying social welfare payment.

Why complete a Springboard programme?

  • Upskill for career progression and future job prosperity
  • Gain a recognised, professional qualification
  • Programmes developed in collaboration with industry
  • Avail of substantial funding support
  • Dedicated support for adult learners
  • Part-time delivery

How will programmes be delivered?

The majority of these programmes are delivered part-time and in a 'blended format' ie. a mix of online and classroom delivery. Blended Learning programmes can have between 20% and 80% of the content delivered online with the remaining involving either evening lectures / practical / tutorials delivered at one of LIT's campuses. This allows our students to work and study at a time and pace suitable to them.

Springboard+ HCI & ICT

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Level 6 Programmes

BIM with Revit Architecture Built Environment Online Closed September & January
BIM with Revit MEP Built Environment Online Closed September & January
Bioprocessing  Applied Science Blended Closed November
Construction Project Management  Built Environment  Blended  Closed  September & January
Culinary Skills Sport, Leisure & Tourism LIT Limerick Closed January
Near Zero Energy Buildings Built Environment  LIT Thurles Closed October
Smart Factory Technology Electrical & Electronic Engineering LIT Limerick  Closed January
Supervisory Management Business & Financial Services Online Closed January

Level 7 Programmes

Aircraft Technical Services Mechanical & Automobile Engineering  Shannon Closed September
Aircraft Lease Transition Management Mechanical & Automobile Engineering  Shannon Closed January 
International Trade & Customs Business & Financial Services Limerick  Closed  October
Quality Management & Statistics Applied Science Online Closed September
Regulatory Affairs & Quality  Applied Science Online Closed September 
Screen Production Department Skills Art & Design LSAD LSAD Limerick Closed January

Level 8 Programmes

Accounting (HDIP) Business & Financial Services  Online Closed January 
Digital Marketing (HDIP) Marketing, Enterprise & Digital Communication  Blended  Closed September
Process Engineering Management (BEng) Mechanical & Automobile Engineering  Blended Closed September 
Personal & Transactional Tax Business & Financial Services  Online Closed January 
Software Development Information Technology Blended Closed September

Level 9 Programmes

3D Animation & VFX LSAD Clonmel Blended Closed September 
Advanced Medical Technologies Applied Science Blended Closed September 
Art Direction in Film & TV Art & Design LSAD LSAD Limerick Closed January
Change Leadership  Art & Design LSAD LIT Limerick &  LIT Clonmel Closed January
Digital Marketing & Analytics Marketing, Enterprise & Digital Communication  LIT Limerick  Closed September 
Leadership in Workplace Health & Wellbeing  Applied Social Science Online Closed January
Process Validation & Regulatory Affairs
  • Food & Drink
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical 
Applied Science Online Closed September
Smart Manufacturing Technology Electrical & Electronic Engineering  Blended  Closed September
Visual Effects for Film, TV & Animation Art & Design LSAD Blended Closed January

Please contact us on if you have any queries.

Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020.


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