Jobseekers Reskill to WebActivate Local Businesses
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WebActivate 3.0 is an exciting new online publishing, digital marketing and entrepreneurship programme, that aims to equip participants to be self-employed web publishers and digital marketeers servicing local businesses in their area or to start new careers as digitally-skilled employees.
Part of the Government’s Momentum initiative, WebActivate is free-of-charge for eligible jobseekers who have been unemployed for 12 months or more. More information on eligibility can be found by visiting Momentum’s website.
On successful completion of the programme, graduates will have obtained a Component Certificate, awarded by Dublin Institute of Technology (50 ECTS credit value).
While on the programme, participants will gain valuable practical experience as they undertake structured freelance work placements, applying their new online publishing and digital marketing skills to WebActivate local businesses in their area.
8 Months Duration
Next programme commencing:
Dublin - 27th October 2014
Cork - 10th November 2014
Limerick - 10th November 2014
Component Award (50 ECTS) in Digital Technology, Business and Design, awarded by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
Funded through the Momentum Programme, WebActivate is free-of-charge for eligible jobseekers.
You may be eligible for a Momentum programme if you are:
To confirm you eligibility, speak to your local/nearest Employment Service office to confirm your eligibility.
Further information can be found on Momentum's website.
NFQ Level 6 DIT Special Purpose Award/50 ECTS credit Component Award in Digital Technology, Business & Design.
Digital Skills Academy has a dedicated Careers Manager who provides all participants support with planning their career.
During the course of the programme, participants will take part in workshops in CV Preparation and Interview Techniques. Participants will also work with our Careers Manager to optimise CVs for specific target roles and employers. We maintain a database of labour market intelligence and publish job opportunities to an online noticeboard for participants. Our Careers Manager seeks to match participants to opportunities, and support participants in managing their own job search targets and schedules. In addition, extensive supports are in place to aid participants who wish to pursue self-employment. This support will also be offered for a period of at least 6 months after programme completion.