A training company based in Cashel, Future People Ltd. has recently secured a contract with FAS to deliver an exciting and leading edge IT transition training program for Job Seekers in the South East region. This is part of the Momentum initiative launched by the government at the end of 2012.
Future People are one of only 35 training organisations nationwide to be awarded one of the Momentum contracts. This is a tremendous achievement for a company which is not yet two years in business and will enable the company to grow and expand further in 2013. Future People’s track record of assisting Job Seekers form all industry sectors to transition into a career in the fast growing IT sector played a crucial role in the awarding of the contract. More significantly it is a great opportunity for Job Seekers in the Tipperary, Limerick, Kilkenny, Waterford and surrounding areas to participate in a leading edge IT training program which will give them the opportunity to gain skills which employers in the IT sector are crying out for right now.
The Future People training program will give participants the opportunity to gain highly regarded and sought after Software Development and Cloud Computing training, skills as well as critical hands on work experience. Post the program Future People will actively work with the program participants to seek and gain employment in the IT industry. Future People are actively engaged with IT companies across the region developing employment opportunities for graduates of their training programs.
The entire training program has been developed by Future People management and training experts. It is designed for Job Seekers from Non IT Industries with minimal IT knowledge and experience. So an invaluable opportunity for construction, retail, marketing, sales, finance etc professionals to change track and transition to a career in the fast growing and hiring IT industry.
Timmy Byrnes, Managing Director of Future People ltd. outlined the benefits of their training program.
“A lot of people from a non-IT background think that a career in the IT industry is beyond their reach. We have proven over the last two years that a career in IT is very possible for people from sectors such as construction, retail, pharma, finance etc. With specific training, coaching and guidance we have helped numerous people to take the crucial steps to a career in the IT industry”
“The Momentum contract enables us to go that step further. Our Software Development and Cloud Computing program is leading edge, extensive and designed specifically for people from non IT backgrounds. The course participants will have the best possible opportunity to obtain much sought after IT skills and then proceed to a career in the IT industry”
“The IT industry is growing and hiring in Ireland today. Specific IT skills are in high demand. A lot of IT companies are finding it difficult to fill open positions. On the other hand there are four hundred thousand people out of work. The transition to a career in IT is not easy, it requires a lot of commitment and dedication from the individual but it is very possible and rewarding. We are 100% committed to making the transition a success for each of our course participants.
We will provide course participants with 20 weeks of high quality IT training and expert career coaching followed by a vital 3 month work placement opportunity in the IT industry and then we will work with each participant to try to secure actual employment in an IT
“This is a great opportunity for Job Seekers in the area to change tracks and start on the road to a lasting career in the IT industry and we are very excited about helping them to do so”
If you are a Job Seeker looking for a new career then this is a huge opportunity to participate in a program which will provide highly regarded IT training, expert career coaching as well as invaluable work opportunities in the IT industry. If you are interested in finding out more about the program you can contact Future People at their Cashel office on 062 65781 or visit their website www.futurepeople.ie.
Places are limited and demand is high. The training is free to Job Seekers who have been on the live register for more than 12 months.