Jobs Stimulus

Free and subsided places on short, modular courses

GMIT Jobs Stimulus modular courses

GMIT is offering free and subsided places on 28 short, modular courses and one postgraduate programme under the Jobs Stimulus package announced on Tuesday, 27 October 2020.

The Jobs Stimulus package has been designed to help get people back to work, upskill workers, and build economic confidence while continuing to manage the impact of COVID-19.

See below for a list of the modules on offer, and details on how to apply.

Or, download our #JobsStimulus brochure here (PDF, 1.23MB)

 

FEES

The Jobs Stimulus package provides FREE college places for people who are unemployed, returning to the workforce, or were previously self-employed.

If you are already working, you can also participate by paying 10 per cent of the normal fee. Fees are indicated on each course/module page.

 

HOW TO APPLY

1. Check you are eligible for the Jobs Stimulus package, and meet minimum academic entry requirements

2. Apply online. Please refer to the module webpage (listed below) for online application details. Applications will close on 30th November, 2020 after which all applications will be assessed in line with HEA eligibility criteria. Applicants will be notified after the closing date if they are to be offered a place on their selected module(s).

3. Email your supporting documentation to gpd@gmit.ie

 

QUESTIONS?

Join our Jobs Stimulus Live Online Q&A from 6-8pm on Wednesdays and Fridays (18th, 20th, 25th & 27th November) at www.gmit.ie/livechat Just type your question online, and we'll get straight back to you.

 

POSTGRADUATE PLACES

THEME PROGRAMME START DATE
Business Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Accounting 18/1/2021

 

MODULAR COURSES

THEME MODULE START DATE

Business

Financial Management 18/01/2021
 

Research Methods and Critical Analysis

18/01/2021
Creative Arts

Certificate in Introduction to Digital Skills for Creative Arts

11/01/2021
Engineering

Software Engineering with Test

18/01/2021
Health Sciences

Applied Research: Theory

18/01/2021
 

Critical Thinking & Decision Making

01/03/2021
 

Digital Technology and Digital Childhoods

01/03/2021
 

Governance and Compliance for Quality

18/01/2021
 

Quality and Innovation

18/01/2021
 

Safer Systems

18/01/2021
Heritage

Approaches to Archaeology 1: Cartographic History and Field Monument Id

18/01/2021
 

Approaches to Archaeology 2: Ceramics History and the Study of Burials

18/01/2021
Hospitality

Communications and Customer Care

18/01/2021
 

Food and Beverage Management

18/01/2021
 

Fundamentals of Pastry Baking and Desserts

18/01/2021
 

Hospitality Management

18/01/2021
 

Management Principles

18/01/2021
 

Modern and Innovative Pastry Baking and Desserts

18/01/2021
 

Multimedia Applications

18/01/2021
 

Revenue Management

18/01/2021
Nutrition

Evaluating the evidence for public health nutrition

18/01/2021
 

Human Nutrition and Metabolism

03/05/2021
 

Nutrition through the Life Cycle

17/05/2021
 

Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health

18/01/2021
 

Principles of Food and Nutritional Science 

18/01/2021
Tourism

Tourism Geography

18/01/2021

 

* All courses/modules are offered subject to viable numbers

Further Information: 

GMIT has been awarded funding for this initiative as part of the government’s announcement on the July stimulus package, where an additional funding allocation of €47.5m was provided for Higher Education skills-related programmes.

Read Press Release (27 October 2020) from the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science.

Note: Applicants' data will be shared with the Higher Education Authority (HEA). For more details, see the HEA Student Collection Notice 2020/21, which forms part of our Student Privacy Statement.