From May 2019 Springboard+ offers over 9,000 free places on 282 courses leading to awards at certificate, degree and post-graduate level. The majority of courses are part-time for a maximum of 12 months and are open to all eligible applicants whether they are Employed, Unemployed or a Returner. However, restrictions may apply for Unemployed applicants for 2 Year Part-time ICT Skills Conversion Courses.
The following are eligible to apply for courses in 2019/20 academic year (subject to the applicant meeting all requirements, e.g. academic requirements):
Colleges right across the country are participating.
For example DCU has a long history and successful track-record of supporting online and distance learning students and part-time learners and is pleased to offer the following online, distance and campus part-time places at undergraduate and postgraduate levels with Springboard+ for study in 2019/20:
To read more about the full listing of Springboard+ offerings please go here.
For further information on eligibility criteria for the above programmes, please view the Springboard website here; https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility