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Modular Skills

Course Details

Available: Part- Time

Award: University Certificate of Study

Course Type: Taught Professional/Flexible

Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Contact(s):

Name:
Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS)
Address:
University of Limerick
Email:
gps@ul.ie
Tel:
061 202530

Brief Description

Modular skills as part of the Government (July) Stimulus package offers funded places on short focused programmes and are offered in a flexible manner, allowing people to gain important skills without taking a considerable period away from the labour market. Each module will be stand-alone so that participants can gain skills that they can put  into practice immediately in the workplace, but also accredited in such a way as to provide building blocks to a full qualification should the student so wish.

Programmes are free or partially funded for candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria.

Eligibility and other requirements in respect of modular skills courses will align with Springboard+ eligibility criteria.  Further information on eligibility can be found here https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

***Please note that learners can only be registered on one publicly funded higher education course whether that be Springboard+, HCI Pillar 1 or July Stimulus Postgraduate or Modular courses. Learners are not permitted to be registered on two courses in the one academic year***  

Modular courses applicants can apply for up to 3 modular courses not exceeding 30 ECTS credits in total

The following is a list of modules funded through the July Stimulus Package. 

When applying, please complete this module preference form with the code of the module you are applying for. Please note your module preference form should be uploaded in the additional supporting docs section of the ‘Qualifications’ tab.

 Please do not submit an application without this form.

If you experience any difficulties please email gps@ul.ie

                 
 

Science & Engineering

             
  Module Description Module Code   NFQ Level   ECTS Credits   Application Deadline  
                 
  Introduction to Lean Skills PT4901          8            3   February 23rd 2021
                 
  Introduction to Quality Management AU3131          8            6   February 23rd 2021
                 
  Introduction to Supply Chain Management  PT3001          8             6   February 23rd 2021
                 
  Turning Aspirations Into Goals        CE4122          8            9   February 23rd 2021
                 

 

What is it?

Under the modular skills package UL has 910 place allocations.  These upskilling measures are aimed at helping people return to the workplace or education and form a further response to the impacts of the global pandemic. By providing up skilling and reskilling for those who have been most affected it ensures that they will have the skills most needed by employers today.  These courses also focus on future proofing the skills of those in employment particularly in roles that may be impacted by digitalisation

Who is it for?

  • Unemployed and PUP Recipients
  • Returners
  • The Employed
  • Formerly Self-employed
  • Recent graduates

Programmes are free or partially funded for candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria - Eligibility and other requirements in respect of modular skills courses will align with Springboard+ eligibility criteria. Further information on eligibility can be found here https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

Undertaking these modules may help you:

• Upskill or reskill in new sectors with attractive and secure job opportunities
• Increase earnings;
• Broaden  long-term career options;
• Take on a new and dynamic profession
• Be part of emerging technology sectors

Detailed information on each module is hyperlinked to the module title in the list above

 

 

 

Programmes are free or partially funded for candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria.

Eligibility and other requirements in respect of modular skills courses will align with Springboard+ eligibility criteria. Further information on eligibility can be found here https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

What to include with your application

Academic Entry criteria

Please refer to individual module descriptions for academic entry requirements for each module

**Candidates should carefully consider all noted entry requirements before making an application, including academic achievement and prior learning. Requirements have been set to support successful completion of modules.

 

 

 

Programmes are free or partially funded for candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria.

Eligibility and other requirements in respect of modular skills courses will align with Springboard+ eligibility criteria. Further information on eligibility can be found here https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

For fees please click here