Category archives for: Jobs & Careers

Newry’s aspiring young creatives urged to check out new Screen Academies website

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A new online resource to guide young people into a career in the screen industries has been launched by Northern Ireland’s Creative Learning Centres.     The Screen Academies website ( highlights industry-led courses to train young people for jobs in areas such as film-making, animation, games development, and set design.     Applications are […]

“Sound careers advice and informed decisions vital to career planning” – Dodds

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds is advising those receiving their results, and their parents, to make use of the assistance offered by her Department’s Careers Service.   Embed from Getty Images   With the A level results being published today and GSCE results following on 20 August, the Minister said, “The need to take sound advice […]

Clinical Psychology training places increased at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB)

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Health Minister Robin Swann has announced the commissioning of four additional training places on the postgraduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme.     Psychologists play a key role in providing mental health services in Northern Ireland and provided essential support to those in need during the COVID-19 crisis.     The expansion in training places, […]

Minister announces Neueda to expand with 230 new jobs

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that Belfast based digital solutions company, Neueda, will create 230 jobs in a £20million investment.     Neueda develops a range of software solutions for its public, private sector and Capital Markets clients globally. It has experienced major revenue growth year on year and has previously made it on […]

Newry jobs and careers: Carve out a career in Heritage Skills

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The Department for Communities’ Historic Environment Division (HED) in partnership with The Prince’s Foundation has launched the NI Heritage Skills Programme.     The 10-month training programme bridges the gap between basic qualifications and becoming a master craftsperson in heritage and traditional building crafts.      Its aim is to begin to address the skill […]

Return to work placements announced for Training for Success trainees

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that learners on the Training for Success programme can start to return to their work placements.     The return of trainees to workplaces is phased and is in line with the wider re-opening of specific sectors of the economy.     Speaking about the move, the Minister said, […]

New FinTrU legal Assured Skills Academy open for applications

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced a brand new type of Assured Skills Academy in legal services with local company FinTrU. The Academy will deliver 20 training places to individuals with degrees who wish to retrain in the legal aspect of financial services.     Training will be delivered remotely over a six-week period by […]

PwC Assured Skills Academy offering 20 places launched

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A new PwC Assured Skills Academy offering 20 high-quality training places is a fantastic opportunity to kick start a career in professional services, Economy Minister Diane Dodds has said.     The PwC Software Testing and Automation Academy offers people with degrees the opportunity to gain industry-relevant pre-employment training.     Participants who complete the […]

FREE Queen’s University Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) announced in pandemic response

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced details of a free Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Operations and Supply Chain Management for people whose career has been impacted by Covid-19. Embed from Getty Images The Minister confirmed 100 fully funded places for the part-time PgCert with Queen’s University Belfast. The part-time course, starting in August, is open […]

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Connected Health to recruit 150 Covid-19 unemployed

Connected Health has launched a drive to recruit hospitality and retail workers laid off due to the Covid-19 fallout. Connected Health, the fastest-growing advanced home care company in Ireland and the UK, has announced the creation of 150 new jobs across its operations in Northern Ireland.   Article continues below: ___________________________________ Dear Newry Times reader, […]


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