Unleash Your Potential: Dive into Generative AI with the Skills for Jobs Programme

Unleash Your Potential: Dive into Generative AI with the Skills for Jobs Programme

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the demand for skills in artificial intelligence (AI) is skyrocketing. With Microsoft’s Generative AI Skills for Jobs programme, in collaboration with LinkedIn and GitHub, individuals have the opportunity to embark on a transformative journey into the world of Generative AI, one of the most in-demand career pathways in the Irish digital economy.

On Thursday, 29th February 2024, from 09:30 to 16:30, ‘We Do Work Spaces’ in Abbey Street, Gardens, Kilkenny, will be buzzing with eager learners, all set to participate in an AI skill-up-a-thon. This one-day event, carefully crafted in a blended learning environment, is designed to demystify Generative AI, offering participants a foundational understanding of AI concepts and its real-world applications.

Participants will delve into essential aspects of Generative AI, including:

  1. Core Concepts: Understand the basics of AI and the functionality of Generative AI.
  2. Model Understanding: Develop a comprehensive understanding of various Generative AI models and their capabilities.
  3. Ethical Considerations: Explore the ethical implications of utilizing Generative AI and learn responsible AI practices.
  4. Impact Exploration: Investigate the potential impact of Generative AI tools across diverse industries.


Upon completion of the programme, participants will have the opportunity to earn an industry-recognized Career Essentials certificate in Generative AI, endorsed by Microsoft and LinkedIn. Moreover, additional support from Microsoft Ireland and LinkedIn will be available to further enhance participants’ skills and career prospects.

This invaluable learning experience comes at no cost, thanks to the generous funding from Microsoft Philanthropies Ireland. Interested individuals are encouraged to secure their spot by completing the registration form through the link provided below. Pre-registration is essential, as places are limited. Please note that participants must be 18 years old and over to participate in this training. (If you have your own laptop/device and headset please bring these along on the day).

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to unlock your potential in Generative AI. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or an aspiring enthusiast, this skill-up-a-thon promises to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the dynamic field of AI.

For any inquiries or further information, please reach out to Lorraine Doolan from Fast Into Technology (FIT) on 0861729079 or contact Rita McGarvey, Kilkenny County Council on 056 7794042.

Prepare to be inspired, challenged, and empowered as you embark on this exciting learning journey with the Generative AI Skills for Jobs programme. Let’s embrace the future of AI together and pave the way for a brighter, more innovative tomorrow.

Register now and step into a world of endless possibilities with Generative AI!



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