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Ignite Your Skills is a free and flexible programme for people aged 40 or over, living in Northern Ireland, who want to update their skills, return to work after a break, or gain formal recognition for their experience. You’ll receive a personalised career skills assessment with one of our friendly advisors and then have the opportunity of joining one of three pathways depending on your situation and career goals:
Update your skills and qualifications to reflect advancements in technology or the sector you work in so you can build your career with confidence. You can either be employed or unemployed for this pathway but if unemployed you shouldbe job-ready and actively seeking work.
Re-enter the workforce again after a break and enjoy gaining new skills and qualifications, all while receiving tailored support and mentoring.
This is the strand for you if you have no or little formal qualifications but have a wealth of practical and professional skills gained while in employment. Showcase your value and receive formal recognitionfor the application of all knowledge, and experience to date.
Complete our simple online contact form and one of our friendly advisors will be in touch.
Eligibility criteria can be found on the website https://furthereducationni.com.... Ignite Your Skills is open to everyone who meets the following criteria:
Funded by the Department for the Economy. Ignite your skills is delivered by Northern Ireland Further Education Colleges.