With a need for improved tech-literacy and an ever-changing IT landscape, Engineers Ireland and Code Institute have teamed up to offer Engineers the chance to accelerate their IT abilities in today’s digital age.

A new partnership has been announced between Dublin-based Code Institute and Engineers Ireland. From today, Engineers Ireland will be making Code Institute’s Diploma in Tech Fundamentals (DITF) available from the Engineers Ireland web portal.

As part of this collaboration, prices have been reduced by €100 for members of Engineers Ireland who wish to upskill on their IT knowledge through the Engineers Ireland website.

The Code Institute’s DITF course will teach engineers how to leverage the benefits of Big Data and the Cloud. It will improve communications between engineers, IT teams and other tech colleagues. As part of the course, participating engineers will grasp the core principles of coding. They will also put themselves in a position to make more effective decisions by understanding development processes, skills, languages and IT tools on the IT side of upcoming projects.

Jim Cassidy, CEO of Code Institute, said, “Partnering with Engineers Ireland is a huge honour for us. It is great to be recognised as one of the education providers who can contribute to the development of the competences of a Chartered Engineer.”

Commenting on the partnership, Dee Kehoe, CPD Director at Engineers Ireland said: “Engineers Ireland is delighted to partner with the Code Institute to provide our members with the opportunity to undertake this new Diploma in Tech Fundamentals and further their IT skills and abilities. Digital technologies play an increasingly important part in the role of the engineer and will continue to impact the engineering sector.”

To learn more and sign up for the DITF programme, go to the registration page here on the Engineers Ireland website.

 

 

About Code Institute: Europe’s only university accredited coding bootcamp – Code Institute specialises in producing job-ready software developers and educating those who wish to upskill in technology. Its goal; to directly address the drastic shortage of qualified coders and software developers. With accelerated coding bootcamps they teach students the skills to gain an entry level software development jobs. Code Institute also works closely with an Industry Advisory Council, made up of multinational companies such as Paypal and Accenture, who ensure that the course content is relevant to the current job markets.

About Engineers Ireland: With over 25,000 members from every discipline of engineering, Engineers Ireland is the voice of the engineering profession in Ireland. The organisation is one of the largest membership bodies in Ireland, incorporating all disciplines of the engineering profession across public and private industry, academic institutions and engineering students.

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