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 […]

Special Needs Assisting (SNA) eLearning course

CMIT is pleased to announce a new eLearning course which leads to the QQI component certificate in Special Needs Assisting (6N1957).  There will be 15,000 Special Needs Assistants working in Irish schools from   September 2018. This is a 42% increase on 2011. The Government now invests over €500m in SNAs annually, as part of a […]

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 […]

150k New Digital Jobs to be created in Ireland.

App Developer courses CMIT Courses Distance learning Ireland

150K new digital jobs are expected to be created over the next 2-3 years. Despite significant graduate supply and a number of job seekers with IT skills (many of whom, given the comparatively high turnover estimates, are likely to be only in frictional unemployment), shortages of IT skills continue to exist. IT skills are in […]

CMIT eLearning and distance learning interactive features

CMIT eLearning and distance learning interactive features will help you learn more efficiently, and they will also give you the necessary help and support that you may require to complete your course. Here is a list of features that are offered with CMIT’s eLearning courses: Online access 24×7 to your course: The CMIT eLearning website […]

New CMIT QQI-approved Medical Administration and Terminology Course

CMIT have launched a QQI Medical Administration and Terminology Course. The course is ideal for all those working in administration or customer service roles within Private Consultant clinics, Hospitals, Doctor or Dentist surgeries, and private Health Clinics. This is an area in strong demand in Ireland, with excellent career potential. This programme is designed for people […]

Childcare Courses: Should I complete a Level 5 or a Level 6 for ECCE?

Childcare Legislation requires all childcare workers to hold a minimum of a Level 5 Major Award in Childcare before they are allowed to work in a registered childcare setting.  However, from September 2016 in ECCE services, subsidies will only be paid for individual ECCE Sessions where the ECCE Room leader holds at least a Level […]

New CompTIA Network+ elearning distance learning course

CMIT is delighted to offer the new CompTIA Network+ elearning distance learning course. Network+ is a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense. It also fulfills US DoD Directive 8570.01-M. CompTIA is the Computing Technology Industry Association with over 20o,000 members worldwide. […]

Managers need to acquire Leadership Skills with training courses

A report carried out by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) shows that Managers need to acquire Leadership Skills with training courses. These figures show that up to 75% of UK companies report a deficiency in manager capabilities due to lack of training. There are a number of reasons why managers should be […]

Skills Gaps within Ireland

Recent research by HRM Recruitment (2018) on Skills gaps in SMEs within Ireland, shows that although the Irish labour market continued to display high levels of unemployment, improvements were evident in almost all labour market indicators. Moreover, there was an increase in the number of mentions of skill gaps in Ireland. In most cases, gaps remained confined to specialised areas. Key areas are […]