Project Management Career Guide

Project Management Career Guide Project management is a group task set over a designated period in which a unique service, product or result is strived towards. They can vary in size, duration and complexity depending on the desired result, but usually follow a relatively similar structure: a project manager leading a team. It is a […]

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 […]

Irish 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 […]

CMIT launches new suite of ILM management courses through eLearning

CMIT is delighted to announce a new suite of ILM Management and Leadership courses, via tutor-supported eLearning. The courses are designed for those who are currently working and are seeking accreditation comparable to Level 6 on the Irish Framework of Qualifications. Level 6 on the Irish Framework of Qualifications ILM Certificate 24×7 access to eLearning Full […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]