HR Benefits

There are a number of benefits available to AIT staff. More information on these benefits is available below.

    • An Post Savings Scheme

      An optional Group Savings Scheme based on National Instalment Savings is available to employees of the institute. Employees taking part in this scheme will agree a fixed deduction from salary which will continue for a period of 1 year. Applications to join the scheme will be accepted annually in April with deductions commencing in May of each year. Further details are available from the HR Department.

    • IT Benefits

      Microsoft Office

      MS Office software is available free of charge to all AIT Employees. To download MS Apps: Open AIT webpage, go to Quicklinks on the options bar, click Office 365 and login. Here you will see Install Office on the top right hand side of page.

      Dell Employee Purchase Programme

      All staff are eligible for a discount on purchases made through the Dell website. Discounts are as follows:

      Save 2% off up to €699

      Save 5% off between €700 and €1599

      Save 8% off above €1600

      More information on how to obtain these benefits is available here.

    • Professional Development

      Athlone Institute of Technology recognises that staff are a vital and valued asset and encourages and enables everyone to develop their potential. For more information on Professional Development and how to apply, go to our Professional Development page.

    • Sports and Social Club

      The aim of the Sports and Social Club is to generate a greater sense of community in AIT. We can also have some fun and get to know each other outside of the working environment. The club offers a range of activities and events for staff and so we invite you to become involved and grow our community. For more information you can email

      Social Club Forms

    • Tax Saver Commuter Scheme

      Taxsaver is an incentive by the Government for staff to use public transport to commute to work. AIT will purchase the ticket on your behalf and te cost will be deducted from your gross salary, allowing a saving of between 28.5% and 52% on the regular price, depending on ticket type and your tax band.

      Taxsaver Commuter Scheme Application Form

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