Skillnet Ireland

Who we are

Skillnet Ireland is the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland. Skillnet Ireland funds over 50 industry representative groups, supporting over 15,000 companies and 50,000 trainees annually.

Established in 1999, Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund (NTF) through the Department of Education and Skills (DES).

What we do

Skillnet Ireland funds learning networks that provide subsidised training to companies and employees, and free training to job-seekers, through a number of key programmes:

The Training Networks Programme

The Training Networks Programme is the main Skillnet Ireland funded programme. The programme supports the activities of enterprise led Learning Networks across a wide range of industry sectors and geographical regions.

In addition to the grants awarded by Skillnet Ireland, companies participating in the Skillnet Learning Network also make contributions towards their own training programmes. For further information click here to find our Networks.

Future Skills Programme

The Future Skills Programme is a funding stream for the development of innovative new programmes that address emerging skills gaps within growth sectors. Learn more here

Skillnet Ireland Management Development

Management Development is a bespoke offering designed to equip business owners and managers with the management capabilities vital for long-term success. Learn more here

Employment Activation Programme

Skillnet Ireland Learning Networks provide training and work placements for those seeking employment or those seeking to re-enter the workforce. For more information click here.

Address: Skillnet Irealnd, Fifth Floor, Q House, 76 Furze Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18. D18 E268
Phone: (01) 2079630

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