Keep your edge at work - Subsidised training for employees

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What can Skillnets do for you?

  • Do you need specific training to help you with new challenges/developments in your job?
  • Would you like to maintain your competitive edge by keeping up to date with new developments in your industry?

We can help.

Skillnets training courses are:

  • Free for employees – fees are paid by your company and Skillnets
  • Of a high quality – our training networks source the best and most relevant training providers
  • Relevant - your company can request the training you need
  • Provided by over 60 training networks - groups of companies in the same region/sector that have similar training needs - in a variety of regions/sectors

What do you need to do

Search for a training course above.

Contact the training network directly to:

  • check availability
  • ask about membership fees
  • find out how your company can become a member

If you don’t find the exact training course that you are looking for, search for a training network in your region or sector.

Some important information to note:

  • Our training networks only provide training to employees of private sector/commercial semi-state companies based in the Republic of Ireland
  • Your company needs to join the Skillnets training network that is providing the training course – in most cases it will be free for a company to become a member
  • Member companies pay subsidised course fees for their employees – individual employees cannot pay for courses
  • We fund our training networks directly – no funding is given directly to individuals or to individual companies

Do you know that our training networks provide free training courses for unemployed people?*

If you know someone who would be interested in learning more, have a look at the unemployed section for more information.

*Eligibility criteria apply.


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Enterprise Led Learning and Training Networks
5th Floor, Q House, 76 Furze Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18, Ireland.
+353 1 2079630