ICT scheme to target school leavers

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
30th December, 2014
Peter Davitt (centre) chief executive of FIT, with students (from left) Matthew Broderick, Courtney Adams, Sam Tully and Christine FerryNaoise Culhane

A new apprentice initiative for the ICT sector kicks off in February with the aim of creating 200 placements across Dublin, Cork and the Midlands.

The FIT ICT associate professional programme, which is supported by Microsoft, is targeting school leavers looking to work in the tech sector.

“We want to promote talented young people. The programme has been in a fairly long period of gestation. We undertook two skills audits, one in 2013 and one in...

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