What Is Springboard? The Springboard+ initiative in higher education offers free courses at certificate, degree and masters level in areas where there are identified employment opportunities in the Irish economy. It is co-funded by the Irish government and the European Social Fund. Essentially the aim is to help [...]
What Technology And Skills Do I Need For An Online Course?
By: Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 First up let’s take a look at the technical set up you will need to be able to complete this course. As you’ll see, the requirements are basic: Laptop or Desktop Computer - you need to be able to watch [...]
How to Make a Successful Return to Education?
By: Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 Whether it’s been 5, 10, 20 years… or even longer (!) since you were last in education, our advice remains the same. Here are our 11 top tips to ensure a successful return to education: Find (and keep!) your motivation [...]
What Are The Biggest Challenges of Online Courses and Online Learning?
By: Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 What are the Biggest Challenges of Online Courses? Motivation - how do you keep motivated. Accountability - there is nobody looking over your shoulder. Time Management - you have to plan and stick to your own timetable. Confidence - it can [...]
What Support Do I Get When I Take Your Online Courses?
By: Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 Some people can worry that studying online means they’ll be left by themselves to struggle on through their course. This couldn’t be further from the truth. We have a great support network that each and every trainee is welcomed into. [...]
Am I A Good Fit For An Online Course?
By: Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 An online course is obviously different to studying in a classroom environment. There won’t be someone stood in the room with you, making sure you sit down and complete your planned study session. You won’t have a set timetable that’s [...]
How To Be Sure About Your Career Change
By: Claire Wilson. Last Updated: April 2022 You’re looking for a change of career - something different. But is pharmaceutical manufacturing the something different that’s right for you? We’re assuming that you’ve already done things like taking our “Is pharma for me?” quiz and been able to [...]