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Recognition of UK Qualifications in Ireland

Recognition of UK Qualifications in Ireland Qualifications can be compared between the UK and Ireland. There are two primary ways to do this. Aligned qualifications: UK awards that 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 be used […]

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 […]

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 […]