FIT for IT @ Mallow Computing

Liz Barry introducing FIT at Mallow College for 2018/19.

Industry led and managed by a board of the major tech companies with operations in Ireland, FIT are partnering with our Computer Systems and Networks course to prepare our students for the world of employment opportunities in the information technology sector in Ireland.

“Since it started in Dublin in 1999, FIT has expanded substantially and now operates across the Republic of Ireland. More recently FIT has commenced programmes in Northern Ireland under the banner FIT-NI.

To date, over 18,000 job seekers have completed FIT skills development programmes of which in excess of 13,500 progressed into employment. 4,000 job seekers are currently participating in FIT programmes.

Recently the EU Commission cited FIT as one of the most effective employability initiatives in Europe.

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