Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is inviting people already looking to the new year for change to attend a virtual open evening in November.

WIT’s Department of Lifelong Learning is running a virtual Springboard & Part-time Winter Open Evening on Tuesday, 23 November, 6.30-7.30pm to coincide with its part-time courses opening for applications.

Neil Quinlan, Head of the Department of Lifelong Learning at WIT advises adults interested in starting college in 2022 to attend the online event to meet WIT subject experts and find out what the best option is for them.

“Over Christmas and in early January many people will be thinking about doing a course for personal or professional development. Our open evening is designed for anyone who wants to be prepared in advance for the New Year and find a course now that they would like to start in January. Part-time/flexible and Springboard courses are ideal for people who want to enhance their employability and promotion prospects.

Short courses staring this January include project management, digital marketing and social media, payroll and computerised accounts, human resource management, and radio broadcasting. Further information including fees and indicative delivery model for each course is available at www.wit.ie/parttime with applications and payment available online.

Interested people can register for the event at www.wit.ie/parttime. Zoom details for the event will be available on the event page on the afternoon of 23 November.

Please see information on online applications and eligibility at www.wit.ie/springboard.

Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme or Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.