SKILL UP - The Flexible Skills Fund


The Flexible Skills Fund has been established to help upskill and reskill individuals to meet the needs of the economy as we emerge from the pandemic and continue to grow the economy beyond it.

SKILL UP - The Flexible Skills Fund

SERC is now recruiting students for the fully funded intensive programme.

The Flexible Skills Fund has been established to help upskill and reskill individuals to meet the needs of the economy as we emerge from the pandemic and continue to grow the economy beyond it.


Eligibility Criteria

SKILL UP is funded by The Flexible Skills Fund, which is accessible to all groups -  those in employment and those unemployed. The programme will seek to encourage participants from various socio-economic, academic and non-academic backgrounds. Participants will be able to avail of free courses and accredited qualifications, which will improve their skills, benefitting their employment opportunities and enhancing Northern Ireland’s continuously growing and diversifying economy.

  • 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.

Participants should be best placed to achieve the qualification therefore they should be asked to undertake no more than two Flexible Skills Fund courses at any one time.

 

Courses

All courses are either accredited or industry recognised and are completely FREE. Click the links below to find out more about each course.

Course Code:Course Name:Start Date:
Y10881OD1CData Analytics Graduate ProgrammeNov-21
Y10868OD1CCMI Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management - Principles of Leadership & ManagementNov-21
Y10854SD1CManaged Learning Programme GasNov-21
 CMI Level 3 Award Managing a Team to Achieve ResultsNov-21
Y10286OEEBLevel 2 Award Computerised AccountsNov-21
 Level 3 Customs Practitioner Award  12-Jan-22
Y10962ND1ALevel 3 Award in the Installation and Commissioning of Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment17-Jan-22
Y10916OD1C Level 4 Award in Social Media and Digital Marketing18-Jan-22
 Travel & Tourism Graduate Programme Jan-22
Y10914OD1CCyber Security Infrastructure PathwayJan-22
Y10896OD1CCMI Level 5 Certificate Leadership & ManagementJan-22
Y10868OD1CCMI Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management - Principles of Leadership & ManagementJan-22
 Level 2 Award in Innovation & Enterprise in PracticeJan-22
 Software TestersJan-22
Y10392OD1CCMI Level 3 Award in Project Management03-Feb-22
Y10795OD1CTrain the Trainer11-Feb-22
 CMI Level 5 Award in Leadership21-Feb-22
 CMI Level 3 Award Monitoring Quality to Improve OutcomesFeb-22
Y10957ND1CPhotovoltaic (PV) Training and AssessmentFeb-22
 CMI Level 3 Award in Principles of CommunicationFeb-22
 PLC ProgrammingFeb-22
 Installation and Maintenance of Air Source Heat PumpsFeb-22
 Level 3 HybridFeb-22
 CMI Level 5 Award in Creating and Delivering Operational PlansFeb-22
 Level 4 HybridMar-22
 CMI Level 5 Award in Managing Quality and Continuous ImprovementMar-22

**Please ensure you check the course code before you 'Add to basket' to ensure you are applying for the correct course. 

Why Study with us?

Every year we work with local businesses and individuals to develop employment opportunities and support growth in the local economy.

  • We are Northern Ireland’s TOP PERFORMING college! *
  • SERC came top in the National Student Survey (NSS) in 2020
  • 95% Student Satisfaction rate
  • 94% Achievement rate
  • 90% of students agree that SERC’s facilities and resources helped them learn.
  • Our courses are recognised and valued qualifications, equipping the NEXT GENERATION of Professionals to enter the workforce and support a growing economy.
  • In addition to teaching qualifications, SERC staff also have professional qualifications and often provide specialist training to industry.

And so much more!!!

*Department for the Economy NI published Success Results.

Contact Us

Interested in finding out more about any of the above courses?

Contact: Debbie Scott, Programme Manager by emailing dscott@serc.ac.uk