LWETB seeks applications for upcoming Diploma in Software Development course

Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board has opened applications for its Diploma in Software Development as part of the Skills to Advance programme. Commencing in January, the part-time, online, fully-funded course provides employers and employees with the software development skills required for digitisation and developing ecommerce capabilities within their business.

These were the driving factors in LWETB’s decision to offer the programme according to Ronan MurrayLWETB Area Training Manager. “LWETB’s Diploma in Full Stack Software Development, delivered by Code institute, is an all-encompassing IT programme designed to further the skills of those who wish to progress into the exciting, expanding, ever changing and fast-paced environment of software.

“This programme will provide learners with industry recognised software skills essential in today's exciting IT world. The midlands is home to over 70 software companies with fantastic opportunities for the modern well-trained software professional.”

This represents an exciting opportunity for 28 employees who are looking to develop technical skills to secure their future. Delivery is designed to suit those in employment as its fully online and part-time giving learners the flexibility to study and work simultaneously. Learners are supported throughout the one-year programme with live tutor support 24/5 plus weekends, a lively learner community, personal mentor and career services to develop their professional presentation skills.

Course content covers all aspects of full stack software development along with a specialisation in e-commerce - a highly versatile and in-demand qualification. The course is industry validated by global tech companies and credit rated by the University of the West of Scotland.

As the digitisation of businesses accelerates this is a great opportunity for workers and employers to develop the technical skills they need to compete in a digital economy. This is critical at a regional level to maintain competitiveness and provide a pipeline of tech talent to support regional development.

Applications for the Diploma in Full Stack Software Development (e-Commerce) are now open. Visit www.athlonetrainingcentre.ie to apply or find out more about the course.