“The only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is not training them and having them stay.”


Nationwide Training
for Diverse Enterprises

Rural Enterprise Skillnet training programmes are specially designed to support enterprise-led training. Whether you need to up-skill or cross-skill your new or existing staff, we have the resources to help you. Investment in training can add value and profitability to your businesses enterprise and attendance at our training events provides opportunities for information exchange with like-minded business.

Under the current model the network can offer 20-25% grant support towards the cost of training for sole traders or companies.

Women in Construction Programme

Rural Enterprise Skillnet is delighted to announce the launch of our Women in Construction Programme.

Having secured funding under ESF+ we are pleased to welcome any unemployed women as potential participants in this fully funded programme. ESF+ programmes are aimed at fostering lifelong learning and skills development.

This programme will offer you an opportunity for a new career path and provide the essential skills and certification required in the construction sector.


All participants will undertake a 4-week work placement following the completion of the 6-week training programme to gain practical experience and the opportunity to showcase their skills to potential employers.

The holistic approach to the programme offers the opportunity to launch a new career path and overcome barriers and challenges in this sector. A full-time programme Monday-Friday (times will vary between training and placement) is offered in Letterkenny, Co Donegal.

Targeted Training

Training stands as a beacon, guiding individuals and organisations towards success by honing skills, fostering growth, and adapting to ever-evolving demands.

Professional Growth

Enhances existing skills and opens avenues for career advancement.

Team Collaboration

Fosters effective teamwork by creating a more knowledgeable and skilled workforce.

Organisational Success

Contributes to overall success by cultivating a highly skilled and motivated workforce.

Upcoming Events

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Manual Handling Instructor Training QQI L6

Manual Handling Instructor Training QQI L6

Programme Overview This Manual Handling Instructor course is a QQI Level 6 aimed at Business owners, Managers, Safety Specialists and other Management level employees. The course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and competencies to deliver...

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Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting & Small Fell Course

Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting & Small Fell Course

Programme Overview Training Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel over 14 days in advance of scheduled training date shall incur no cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel within 14 days of scheduled training date shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of...

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Leading from Within – A Women in Leadership Programme

Leading from Within – A Women in Leadership Programme

Programme Overview Now more than ever, the time is right for women leaders to come to the fore and make themselves shine. In this exciting programme you will be guided through two professional feedback/coaching sessions accompanied by three 2hr training workshops with...

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Certificate in Leadership & Management

Certificate in Leadership & Management

Programme Overview Leadership is an important function of management which helps to maximize efficiency and to achieve organizational goals. Leadership and management are the terms that are often considered synonymous. It is essential to understand that leadership is...

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