Hundreds of students have successfully found employment after studying the Higher Certificate in IT Support at Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT). The majority of these student have gained employment with IT companies based in the Northwest. The programme is an accelerated 18 month Higher Certificate, with 6 months’ work placement embedded in the programme, which enhances the industry focus of this programme.Thomas Dowling, Head of Department of Computing at LYIT commented, “There are currently 4,500 IT vacancies nationwide, Donegal has an 18% unemployment rate (Census, 2016) and it is programmes like the Higher Certificate in IT Support that can bridge the gap and support employment growth in this region. “So many of our IT Support graduates have gone on to fill IT positions with companies such as Pramerica, Optum and Sita, and all of these roles are based in the Northwest. This programme provides a 6 month work placement opportunity and this industry link has had a positive and very significant impact on student’s career prospects. “The programme is ideal for the mature learner looking to upskill into the IT sector, as no Leaving Certificate is required for students aged over 23, who are interested in this course.”Thomas further added, “If you are looking to return to education, and have an interest in Computing, then this really is the course for you. “The Higher Cert in IT Support has forged strong connections with local IT companies and the programme has a fantastic reputation with these companies. We have had so many success stories from this programme and the numbers interested in studying on this programme means that we now have two intakes into this programme each year. “Employers in this region recognise the strength of this programme and these employers have employed so many our graduates over the last decade.”The application deadline for the September 2017 intake on the Higher Certificate in IT Support is the 16 of August, 2017. For further information on the programme, or for more information on the fees and course details, contact [email protected] your future, apply today for the Higher Certificate in IT Support at LYIT. It might just be the best decision you’ll ever make.Boost your career prospects with a Higher Certificate in IT Support at LYIT was last modified: June 22nd, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CareereducationitLetterkenny Institute of TechnologyLYIT
“You’ve got to look at the bigger picture.“I’d rather Sterling and Kane start and keep the forward line the way it was, bearing in mind we created so many chances against Tunisia.”Tune into talkSPORT on Sunday at 13:00 BST for LIVE commentary of England v Panama from Nizhny Novgorod!talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network. Raheem Sterling should start England’s next World Cup game against Panama, believes England Women’s striker and talkSPORT’s World Cup pundit Eni Aluko.There were suggestions the Manchester City forward may be dropped for Sunday’s clash, after he spurned a number of goalscoring chances in their opening game against Tunisia.In the end, Harry Kane’s stoppage-time goal led the Three Lions to a 2-1 victory, but Gareth Southgate’s side have to be more ruthless in their next game against a team ranked 55th in the world.A ‘leaked’ team sheet even showed that Sterling will supposedly be replaced by Marcus Rashford against Panama, as Southgate plans to rotate his squad. Rashford replaced Sterling on 68 minutes against Tunisia and was bright when he came on 2 getty But Aluko says England should stick with the winger who got 23 goals and 17 assists for Premier League champions Man City last season.“I personally would like to see Sterling start tomorrow,” Aluko, who has 103 England caps, told the Weekend Sports Breakfast.“This game has goals in it, particularly on the back of England creating so many chances against Tunisia.“Sterling needs a goal, I think, and he gets some one or a couple tomorrow, that’s going to help him for the rest of the tournament. 2 Will Southgate choose to bench Sterling against Panama?