How to Apply
All applications must be made through the Springboard website www.springboardcourses.ie
Fees & Funding
All applicants hoping to avail of Springboard funding must apply through the Springboard website. Unemployed participants continue to receive 100% funding while those in employment will receive 100% funding for programmes at level 6 and 90% funding for programmes from level 7 to level 9.
Am I eligible?
Springboard+ applicants must meet all residency and nationality/visa requirements, including the applicant has been ordinarily resident in an EU/EEA/Swiss state for at least three of the five years preceding their entry to the programme.
- Returners – Those who have a previous history of employment but may require upskilling, reskilling or cross-skilling to transition back to the workforce.
- People in Employment – A 10% course fee contribution for Level 7, 8, and 9 courses is applicable for employed participants. This is payable directly to the provider.
- The Unemployed or formerly Self Employed – May apply to all courses with the exception of the two-year part-time ICT conversion courses. Unemployed applicants will also be required to meet additional criteria.
Further details are available: springboardcourses.ie/eligibility
If you have further questions, please contact the relevant campus below.
ATU Galway-Mayo – email@example.com
ATU Donegal – firstname.lastname@example.org
ATU Sligo – email@example.com