Skills Development Division (Further Education, Training)

Who we are

Skills Development Division, through SOLAS, ETBs, Skillnets and Regional Skills Fora, funds and monitors the provision of further education and training programmes for individuals who are seeking to avail of further vocational education and training opportunities in order to enhance their employment prospects and to enable them to acquire accredited qualifications.

What we do

  • Support and advise on skills development policy, education and training
  • Promotion of measures delivered by ETBs, Skillnets and other training providers, to address existing or future skills needs
  • Allocation of resources, including the National Training Fund.
  • Regional Skills Fora

 

Contact

SOLAS liaison – funding and governance issues

E-mail:solas@education.gov.ie

Address: Department of Education and Skills, Skills Development, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1. D01 RC96

Telephone: (01) 889 2073

 

Further Education and Training  (SOLAS, ETBs and Skillnets)

E-mail: patricia_brennan@education.gov.ie, madge_phelan@education.gove.ie or michael_wootton@education.gov.ie 

Address: Department of Education and Skills, Skills Development, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 D01 RC96

Telephone:                                  (01) 889 2373/2173/2042

 

Regional Skills Fora

E-mail:paul_keating@education.gov.ie

Address: Department of Education and Skills, Skills Development, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 D01 RC96

Telephone: (01) 889 2008

 

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