Develop the digital skills that are in demand by employers with Donegal ETB

first_imgDonegal ETB has launched a new course in digital sales and marketing to give students vital skills to cater the needs of local employers.The Career Traineeship in Digital Marketing is the first of the new Career Traineeship to be introduced to Donegal. This new branch of traineeships have been created in response to employers calling for people with qualifications in certain sectors. The ETB will be answering these calls by training students to have a City and Guilds Level 3 diploma (QQI level 5 equivalent) and industry specific qualifications. This is a full-time programme beginning on May 22nd. Over 45 weeks, students will gain a focused education in Digital Marketing and get work experience with local employers to put their skills into practice.What would I learn? Modules on the course cover all aspects of the digital world and online business. Tutors will lead classes in social media, video, promotions, brand development, online advertising and search engine optimisation, to name a few! Click here to see the full list of modules on the dynamic programme. Do you want to boost your employability in the changing world of business?A certificate in Digital Sales and Marketing will benefit learners who want to gain analytical and creative skills above those demanded in traditional marketing and advertising. Why should I study with Donegal ETB?The ETB has carried out interviews with employers and identified the demand for digital marketing and sales skills. They have created this traineeship to cater to the needs of the sector, so you’ll be learning skills that will progress your career and improve your employability.The 45 week course includes 13 weeks of work placement with two businesses. The ETB’s programme coordinators aim to provide placements with large and small businesses, so learners can gain a unique insight into the digital marketing campaigns of different enterprises. Learners will also be able to use their skills to benefit smaller businesses as they share the training they’ve gained through class studies. It’s a win-win for all! There is an expert team of multidisciplinary tutors with Donegal ETB who will be available to support students at every step of their course. Tutors at the ETB are well-known for taking an active interest in each learner to ensure they succeed. Tutors will be visiting students regularly during the work-based learning placements to ensure employers are getting what they need and the students are gaining competence in the sector.Am I eligible to apply?The course is open to jobseekers and job changers.Applicants should have a QQI level 4 qualification or equivalent. Competent IT skills are essential and you must have an interest and an aptitude for marketing including digital marketing. A good level of written and spoken English How much does it cost?The programme is free to all job seekers and job changers. A Training Allowance will be paid to participants who have an entitlement to a Department of Social Protection payment. Travel and accommodation expenses are payable (Conditions apply). Childcare places are also available through the new Childcare Employment and Training Support (CETS) Scheme.How can I apply, and when can I start?The traineeship will begin 22 May and run for 45 weeks, including 13 weeks work placement. To find out more, call 074 91 20500 or email [email protected] you like more information?Visit for more detailsContact: Donegal Education and Training BoardLetterkenny Training CentreBallyraine Industrial EstateLetterkennyCo DonegalTel: 074 91 20500E-Mail: [email protected] the digital skills that are in demand by employers with Donegal ETB was last modified: April 25th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:career traineeshipDonegal ETBeducationEmploymentlast_img read more

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first_imgMONTREAL — Environment Canada is maintaining its heavy rain warnings for many parts of Quebec today, keeping property owners near lakes and rivers on high alert for flooding.Water levels, already quite high, are expected to rise sharply with warm temperatures, snowmelt runoff and the heavy rainfall forecast through Saturday.Public safety officials say minor flooding has already occurred in the Montreal area, as well as the Outaouais, the Eastern Townships and central Quebec.Earlier this week, the Chaudiere River burst its banks, flooding a large part of Beauceville, south of Quebec City. Officials there called it the worst flooding since 1971.Thomas Blanchet, a spokesman for the province’s public safety department, says they want residents to be ready for flooding that could come quickly this weekend, and are imploring them to follow the instructions of local officials.Blanchet says while there are no official evacuation orders currently in the province, some municipalities have issued preventative orders.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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