Top 6 Benefits of the Learn + Work Programme at ITB – But Hurry, Closing Date August 27th

Get training, work experience and a Higher Education qualification with the Learn + Work Programme at the Institute of technology Blanchardstown.

This innovative programme has been designed with industry, combining in-company placement with the required skills and competencies for today’s high-tech companies. Learn + Work  will create a connection between the student’s academic life and the world of work.

We have outlined some of the top benefits:

  1. Higher Education Qualification – The Learn + Work Programme will lead to a Higher Certificate in Science in Computing in Networking Technologies upon successful completion. 
  2. Work Experience – Five months full time study followed by Seven months with the employer, attending 1 day per week at ITB.
  3. Industry Certifications  The structure combines accredited academic modules with the knowledge required for the following eight Industry Certified awards:
    • CompTIA A+
    • Linux Professional Institute (LPIC-1)
    • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
    • Cisco Certified Networking Associate
    • VMware Certified Associate – Cloud (VCA-Cloud)
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Expert Server Infrastructure (MCSE)
    • CompTIA Security+
  4. Progression to Degree Programmes – Upon completion of the Higher Certificate, students also have the opportunity to progress to the BSc (Honours) in Computing in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security at ITB. 
  5. Support & Guidance – Between the Work Placement Coordinator and the Academic Coordinator, your progress will be monitored and support given were needed.

*** Closing date for applications is August 27th. Anyone applying must be available for aptitude test and, if successful, interview on Tuesday August 29th. This will be the last round of tests and interviews ***

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This course is part-funded by Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet under the Training Networks Programme of Skillnets and by member companies. Skillnets is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills. For further information see


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