Ministers McGrath and Harris welcome plans to recruit 100 ICT Apprentices for the Civil Service

Original Article: The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath T.D., the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris T.D., and the Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Ossian Smyth T.D., have today, Thursday 13th October, launched the […]

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FIT & MSLETB Tech Alive Intiative

In collaboration with Mayo, Sligo, and Leitrim Education and Training Board, FIT is excited to launch the Tech Alive North West initiative, which aims to deliver an ICT Associate Software Developer, ICT Associate Network Engineer, and Cybersecurity Apprenticeship intake towards the end of April 2022 within the North West region.  […]

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Gaisce announces FIT’s Choose Tech programme as new Challenge Partner


Gaisce – The President’s Award is delighted to announce that FIT (Fastrack to Information Technology) has officially become a Gaisce Challenge Partner.  Challenge Partners support and involve young people to participate in one or more Gaisce Challenge Areas, allowing Gaisce participants to use relevant activities to count towards achieving their Award.  Established in 1999, FIT […]

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Students learning about technology and innovations during Tech Week

Second year students from St John’s College Shane Friary and Cameron Lee Venest with their awards for designing new apps By Maurice Garvey, original article and credit: AN EXCITING range of activities have been taking place at schools during Tech Week (April 19-23). At St John’s College, De La Salle, […]

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Tech Apprenticeships get financial incentive from Government

As part of the Government’s €5 billion package to reboot the economy, employers will receive an incentive to take on apprentices, including Tech Apprentices. This is welcome news for our Tech Apprenticeship employers who will be eligible to receive an incentive of €3,000 to take on new apprentices as part […]

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Salesforce Issues $750k in Grants to Support Irish Students

Salesforce logo - female tech apprenticeship

BY DR DAVID DEMPSEY, COUNTRY LEADER AND GENERAL MANAGER SALESFORCE IRELAND The Fourth Industrial Revolution is delivering an explosion of innovation and with it an ever-increasing demand for new skills. We believe in a more inclusive and diverse global workforce, and that everyone, regardless of gender, race or socioeconomic background […]

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