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Skill Up Flexible Skills Fund

SKILL UP

We are offering FREE places, funded by the Department for the Economy, on a number of courses.

To build an innovative future, we will need to call on our brightest minds.

SKILL UP, the flexible skills fund has been designed to provide additional upskilling and reskilling opportunities, focused on supporting individuals to engage in learning and improve the skills profile of our local workforce.

If you are resident and settled in Northern Ireland and thinking about reskilling, now is the perfect time to take your next step and enrol on one of our free Postgraduate courses across the following areas:

  • Digital
  • Leadership and Management
  • Green Technologies
  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Health
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WHO CAN APPLY?

Applicants must meet the entry criteria for the course and be:

  • over 18 years of age;
  • eligible to work in Northern Ireland;
  • settled’ in Northern Ireland, and has been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years; or
  • is a person who has indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK

THERE ARE STILL PLACES AVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

PG cert Operations and Supply Chain Management

Planned Programme

More information on the course and application process will be available on 31 October 2021

PG Cert Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Planned Programme

More information on the course and application process will be available on 31 October 2021.

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PG Cert Hydrogen Energy Systems

Planned Programme

More information on the course and application process will be available mid November 2021.

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PG Cert Audiovisual Post-production

Planned Programme

More information on course and application details coming soon.

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PG Cert Foundations in Applied Psychology Practice

Planned Programme

More information on the course and application process will be available mid November 2021.

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Closed Courses
  • PG Cert Applied Cyber Security
  • PG Cert Software Development
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Digital Transformation Toolbox
  • Leading Digital Innovation
  • Strategic Change Leadership for Digital Transformation
  • Advanced Manufacturing Leadership
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Mini MBA
  • Strategic Change Leadership for Digital Transformation
  • Innovation Strategy and Digital Disruption
  • PG Cert Zero Carbon Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing Leadership
  • PG Cert Mechanical Engineering with Management

HOW TO APPLY

For Postgraduate Certificates (PGCerts) or Postgraduate Diplomas (PGDips), create an account in the Queen's Direct Application Portal and fill in an online application.