The ICTSkills graduate conversion course is:
* A computing conversion course for non-computing graduates with 6-month work placement
* Open to all honours graduates NO FEES apply
* Jobseeker applicants may keep benefits while studying fulltime
* Strong foundation in Java programming - stong job prospects
This intensive 18-month computing conversion course is designed to allow honours graduates from non-computing disciplines, who have the capacity and aptitude (for example numeracy skills) to complete an intensive computer science programme and work placement, to acquire the industry-relevant ICT and software development skills, expertise and practical experience required to become suitable candidates for employment in the ICT domain in general and in software development in particular.
The course will comprise an intensive taught course of core programming and computer science modules the course followed by a 6-month work placement. It includes a combination of fundamental concepts and practical exposure to problem solving, programming, and the broader software development ecosystem (DevOps), including system administration and security.
The dedicated ICTSkills/Springboard Work Placement Coordinator, Martina Mullally, works with ICTSkills students and emplyers from the outset of the course in order to match all students with productive and fulfilling work placement experience. In the ICT industry work placements frequently lead to job offers and that has very much been our experience.
Placement Coordinator: Martina Mullally
Tel: +353 51 302 849
Work Placement Coordinator (A03)
School of Education & Lifelong Learning
Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road, Waterford.