Thursday August 13, 2020

IT Training: Options for retraining

Those who want to retrain in IT have plenty of options open to them through a raft of specialist courses, writes Dermot Corrigan.

3rd February, 2013
Liam McMahon, managing director, New Horizons: 'If people had the goal of getting into IT, the path they should take is the CompTIA certifications, and then go into Microsoft or Cisco certifications.'

Given the skills shortages within IT, and its relative buoyancy compared to other areas of the Irish economy, it is no surprise that individuals hoping to boost their job prospects are attracted towards the technology sector.

Doing so generally means taking a specially-designed conversion programme which builds on knowledge gained in a related sector and adds more specialist IT skills and experience. A number of different types of such 'conversion' courses were currently available, according...

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