Inner City Enterprise

UCD Innovation Academy

This course is designed to enable you with the mindset, skillset and an actionable set of tools to capitalise on these opportunities and Reimagine Your Career. It is delivered online two mornings a week (9.30am-1.30pm) for 22 weeks approx. An average of 20 additional hours per week is required for work outside class.

Note, most ICE Clients are based in Dublin City so all Local Enterprise Office (LEO) links are to the Dublin City LEO page. If you are based elsewhere, find your local office here. and go to the equivalent page.


Key Eligibility Criteria

This course is free for eligible jobseekers, returners, carers, those in receipt of COVID-19 PUP and those who are formerly self-employed. It is offered at a significantly subsidised rate to eligible applicants in employment via the Higher Education Authority Springboard+ initiative. All applicants must hold a minimum of an honours degree (Level 8) in any discipline – OR – 5+ years relevant employment history, in the absence of a degree.

Note, the eligibility criteria on the Dublin City LEO site aren't always up to date so if in doubt, reach out to the LEO directly!

Social Enterprise




Larger than 'micro'