Cyber Skills partners with Tech Industry Alliance Skillnet to Boost Cyber Security Training

11 Dec, 2023

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Cyber Skills, a leading provider of cybersecurity education has partnered with Tech Industry Alliance Skillnet (TIAS) to offer fully online, flexible, university accredited micro-credentials and job role specific pathways designed to enable professionals to up-skill and re-skill in cyber security.

As part of the partnership, participants from eligible companies will receive a huge subsidy of around 30% of course fees from TIAS, underscoring its commitment to advancing cyber security skills in the IT sector. These courses are designed with industry to provide essential upskilling opportunities for professionals, empowering them to stay at the forefront of the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape.

Tech Industry Alliance, a prominent business network for technology companies in the Southwest Region, spearheads TIAS. The skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland (business support agency of the government of Ireland) and the network of companies availing of the upskilling opportunities.

Jacqueline Kehoe, Cyber Skills Project Manager, expressed her enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, "This is a great example of business and education coming together to fill an essential skills gap. I welcome our ongoing and close working partnership with Tech Industry Alliance Skillnet"

Annette Coburn, Tech Industry Alliance Skillnet Network Manager, added, "We welcome this collaboration with Cyber Skills and MTU in assisting more people and companies to access these university-accredited programs at such competitive prices, which will significantly contribute to increasing the number of cybersecurity professionals in Ireland."

Prospective candidates interested in learning more about these courses, eligibility criteria, and the application process are encouraged to visit Cyber Skills Website.




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