Springboard+ 2022/23

We are delighted to announce that the following 10 courses been funded under Springboard+ 2022/2023 and are now open for application. January Intake courses will open for application in September.

These are popular courses and are likely to fill quickly and places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Courses will be closed once the maximum number of applicants is achieved.

They are 100% funded for unemployed or returners, and 90% funded for employed. All level 6 courses are fully funded. 

Springboard+ Funded Course list:

September Intake
Faculty Course Title Level Status
Kemmy Business School  Human Resource Management in a Digital Age (Higher Certificate)  6

Springboard places - Closed

Fee paying places - Open

Kemmy Business School Management for Service Businesses (Certificate) 6 Apply Now
Kemmy Business School Supply Chain Management (Certificate) 7

Springboard places - Closed

Fee paying places - Open

Science and Engineering Lean Systems (Professional Diploma) 9

Springboard places - Closed

Fee paying places - Open

Education and Health Sciences Advanced Clinical Practice (Post Graduate Certificate) 9

Springboard places - Closed

Fee paying places - Open

Education and Health Sciences Posture Seating and Wheelchair Mobility Across the Life Course (Post Graduate Certificate) 9 Apply Now

 

January Intake
Faculty Course Title  Level Status
Science and Engineering Lean Systems (Professional Diploma) 9 Opening Sept
Science and Engineering Supply Chain Management (Professional Diploma) (Online)  9 Opening Sept
Science and Engineering Regulatory Affairs in (Bio)Pharmaceuticals (Professional Diploma) 9 Opening Sept
Science and Engineering Health and Safety (Professional Diploma) 9 Opening Sept
Science and Engineering Airworthiness (Professional Diploma) 9 Opening Sept

Frequently Asked Questions

The Springboard+ upskilling initiative in higher education offers free and subsidised courses at certificate, degree and masters level leading to qualifications in areas where there are employment opportunities in the economy.

Springboard programmes are open to all employed, unemployed and returner applicants.

Full details on eligibility for the Springboard+ scheme can be found here: https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

All Level 6 programmes are 100% funded by the Government to all successful applicants.

All Level 7, 8 and 9 programmes are 90% funded for those in employment and 100% funded for those on a qualifying social welfare payment or those returning to the workforce after a period of being out of work.

You can check under the "Fees" section of each course.

Springboard+ course at UL are designed and delivered with academic.

  • Upskill for career progression - this is a financially viable way for you to further your career. 

  • Gain a recognised, professional qualification from the University of Limerick.

  • Programmes developed in collaboration with industry - these programmes are designed not only for people to get into the workforce but to build resiliance in their current roles.

  • Flexible delivery - designed specifcally for those who are already working.

Find out more about our courses by visiting Springboard+ https://springboardcourses.ie/

For queries relating to our courses, please contact springboard@ul.ie 

To check your eligibilty for Springboard+ visit here https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

For Frequently Asked Questions visit here https://springboardcourses.ie/faq 

To apply:

  1. First register for your UL course of choice on https://springboardcourses.ie/

  2. Make sure you have all your documents included, this is very important.

  3. In 2-3 working days you will recieve an email which will invite you to apply on the University of Limerick website. Please make you spam regularly.

There are a limited number of places allocated that qualify for Springboard+ funding. Applications are reviewed on a first come, first served basis. An application for a Springboard+ funded place does not guarantee a place on the course.

We recommend registering for your course immediately on https://springboardcourses.ie. In 2-3 days your will receive a link to apply directly on the University of Limerick website. Please note wait times may be longer due to high demand for places.

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.