Category Archives: Learner and Study Guides

Irish and UK Qualifications Recognition

Alignment of Qualifications between Ireland and the UK Qualifications can be compared between the UK and Ireland. There are two primary ways to do this. Aligned qualifications: Many UK awards have been formally aligned to the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland (NFQ). A Rough Guide to Comparing Qualifications: There is a guide which can […]

Benefits of eLearning and Distance Learning Courses

Students considering enrolling on an eLearning course have many benefits and advantages, which other students may not have at their disposal. A recent UN Report on eLearning outlined the following advantages in relation to eLearning interventions: ease of access and flexibility, portability, improved student-teacher contact and discussions, and increased discussions with peers. We summarise the […]

About QQI Awards and National Framework of Qualifications

What is QQI? Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), is a state agency established by the Quality Assurance and Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 2012. QQI is an amalgamation of the previously operational Further Education and Training Awards Council; the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC); the Irish Universities Quality Board (IUQB) and the National Qualifications […]

Using eLearning for Employee skills

Using eLearning eLearning for Employee skills – In today’s technologically fueled society, businesses are changing how they function and operate almost every day. eLearning can be a very useful way to build skills… Learn while you work – CMIT elearning provides fully tutor-support, certified courses which allow you learn while you work. There is no need […]

Customer Service Career Guide

This Customer Service Career Guide aims to provide you with an overview of careers and education for customer service roles. Customer service is a service provided by a business for a customer before and after a purchase or use of goods. This assistance is normally provided through phone call support, email, and sometimes live chat […]

eLearning Study Tips

This article gives eLearning study tips and advice on how to approach studying while on an eLearning course. Here are six eLearning study tips to set you on the right track. Go to a quiet place: The first step is to designate a quiet area to study in peace and quiet. It is essential that […]

Staying motivated while Studying over the Holidays: 5 Tips

Staying motivated while Studying is critical at holiday periods. Whether its Christmas, New Year or Summer weather we can often find our well laid study plans begin to fall by the wayside as we try to make the most of the holidays! It is important to take a few moments to review or progress on […]

QQI Progression to Higher Education

The Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS) gives learners the opportunity to use their QQI Level 5 or 6 major award to apply, through the CAO, for a place in the first year of a higher education programme. Universities, Institutes of Technology and some independent Higher Education Institutions offer places through HELS, but in slightly different ways. Universities […]

IT Specialists Career and eLearning Course Training Guide

Introduction This IT Specialists Career and eLearning Course Training Guide aims to provide you with general guidance on career trends and training opportunities in IT. Job Prospects In Ireland Recent research by Forfás has highlighted the number of job advertisements in the IT sector and science, engineering and technology technicians. The report showed that 31% […]

Top 10 Facts about eLearning and Distance Learning

A recent report by the UN confirmed that eLearning is as effective, or better, than Traditional Teaching! Check out these Top 10 Facts about eLearning and Distance Learning. Most countries offer accredited courses through tutor supported eLearning.  An improvement in education positively affects economic growth, both in terms of an increase in GDP and an increase […]