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We are currently looking to hear from those interested in our new 2022 Women TechSTART programme in conjunction with VMWare in Cork.

The programme features:

  • 20 Technical Support Engineer roles and paid work placements
  • Up to 10 weeks instructor led training
  • Fundamentals of technology training, with specific focus on Linux, Information Storage Management and VMWare infrastructure training.
  • Blended learning approach
  • Job traineeship, career coaching
  • Access to Pluralsight On-line Technology training
  • Training is applied via a 12 week paid work placement.

To register your interest please complete the application form available at the link below.




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"Its a really, really exciting future and every step of the way we'll support you"
Gerry Murphy, VMWare on the new DIGITAL Skillnet TechSTART programme.


DIGITAL Skillnet have developed a hybrid program aimed at expanding the talent pool for the Technology sector by:      

  • Attracting capable individuals from all backgrounds

  • Equipping people with the skills sought by tech companies

  • Tailored to focus on key areas of talent needs of tech organisations

  • Delivering tranches of highly engaged individuals who are primed for jobs in the tech sector.

  • Re-integrating skilled professionals back into the workforce after an extended career break.


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If you would like to be considered for the new 2022 Women TechSTART programme please fill out the application form available at the link below.




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Overview of the Course Structure

Eligibility criteria
  • TechStart is open to unemployed people who are seeking to return to work. You must not be in full-time employment. 

  • Have previous work experience within technology or transferable professional qualifications and experience.

  • Be highly motivated and able to contribute and commit to the program for the duration of classroom and the placement.