NCI hosting info evening on its ICT conversion programmes

8 Feb 2012

National College of Ireland is hosting an information evening tonight on its IT courses under the HEA ICT conversion programme. A limited number of free places are on offer for the courses.

The courses are part of the ICT Action Plan, which introduced a number of initiatives to help boost the digital skills gap in Ireland. These courses allow people, whether they’re currently working or wish to return to the workplace, to convert their current skillset to a career in information and communication technology by availing of a fully funded place at the college.

National College of Ireland are offering two computer courses under this scheme – a Higher Diploma in Computing in Software Development and a Higher Diploma in Web Technologies.

The courses aim to equip students with the latest ICT skills and both programmes also contain a Career Skills module to help them break into the tech industry.

The information evening takes place at the college’s IFSC campus tonight from 4pm to 6pm. National College of Ireland has also provided a brochure with details on the two courses. is hosting Skills February, a month dedicated to news, reports, interviews and videos covering a range of topics on the digital skills debate.