#Futures

#Futures is FIT’s highly successful skills initiative, supported by Accenture through it Skills to Succeed programme, which targets the digital employability of disadvantaged youth. Developed with the outstanding support of Accenture, a key component of its success has been the provision of Skills to Succeed online content.

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The clear objective of the programmes is to ensure that young people with a life-time of potential are engaged, encouraged and guided towards the employment opportunities in our growing economy. The focus of FIT’s efforts is to guarantee young people from low income communicates secure access to top quality training that enhance their employability and prepare them to effectively compete for quality employment in the tech and related sectors in Ireland.

Build your employability skills and confidence through the Skills to Succeed Academy.

The Skills to Succeed Academy is a free, innovative and interactive online training programme to help young people to choose the right career and to find and keep a job.

Through interactive training including videos, quizzes, and simulations you can improve your skills and increase your confidence.

The training will help you on your career journey by helping you with:

Your Career:

  • Learn more about careers
  • Think about what influences your career choice
  • Understand what makes you tick

Getting a Job:

  • Identify your skills
  • Make a good first impress
  • Research and apply for the right jobs
  • Create and tailor your CV
  • Prepare and succeed at interviews

Success in work:

  • Prepare for your new job
  • What to expect when you start a job
  • Maintain your motivation and manage your career
  • Understand relationships & attitudes at work
  • Learn how to use you Skills to Succeed at Work