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Digital Futures Initiatives launched for graduates


Belfast Met has announced that it is leading on a new Digital Futures initiative, in partnership with three other further education colleges: SERC, SRC and SWC.     Digital Futures is funded by the Department for the Economy and will offer graduates an opportunity to gain the skills and qualifications to enable them to pursue […]

PwC Assured Skills Academy “offering 20 high-quality training places”

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced a new Assured Skills Academy with PwC offering 20 high-quality training places for people with degrees.     The Assured Skills Academy, focussing on Future Business Skills, will see participants receive industry-relevant pre-employment training at Belfast Met. Participants who complete the training are guaranteed a job interview for a […]

3,000 funded online training places announced

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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced 3,000 free online training places for people whose employment has been disrupted by the pandemic.     Representing an investment of £4.6million, the courses will have a focus on digital skills and be delivered by the local colleges and universities.     Encouraging people to apply, the Minister said, […]

Opportunities for young people in Newry with Tesco and The Prince’s Trust

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The Prince’s Trust and Tesco Get into Retail programme returns to Newry this autumn, offering work experience and training opportunities to young people aged 16 – 30.     Get into Retail is a training and mentoring scheme that gives young people aged 16-30, not currently in full-time employment, education or training, the skills, experience […]

Additional university health care places confirmed

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Health Minister Robin Swann has announced additional student places for healthcare undergraduate courses at Queen’s University and Ulster University.     The confirmations from the Minister enable offers to be honoured to students in the exceptional circumstances created by recent A-Level regrading decisions.     They include up to 80 additional medicine undergraduate places over […]

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 […]


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