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Supporting over 22,500 businesses nationwide

Workforce Learning

Skillnet Ireland is the national agency dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland.

Our Mission

To facilitate increased participation in  training and learning within Ireland’s SMEs.

Helping You Achieve Success


We believe that maintaining a highly skilled workforce is essential to our national competitiveness. Skillnet Ireland currently supports over 22,500 companies nationwide and provides a wide range of valuable learning experiences to over 86,500 trainees..

Providing targeted supports to help SME businesses

Helping businesses meet training needs

Supporting workers to develop skills required by industry

Supporting businesses to become climate ready

Connecting tech providers with organisations undergoing digital transformation


Skillnet Ireland allocates funding to Learning Networks, which are groups of companies within the same industry sector or region with similar training needs, so they can receive subsidised training


Skillnet Ireland’s nationwide Learning Networks assist companies to identify the skills needed to develop their businesses. The design, sourcing and delivery of training is coordinated by the Skillnet Networks.

Industry Partners

We encourage enterprise to lead the process for training, this helps ensure that programmes delivered through Skillnet Ireland and our nationwide Learning Networks are highly relevant to industry needs.

Career Development

Training and upskilling significantly enhances the career mobility of the workforce. Training is open to management and employees of companies who become members of a Skillnet Network.

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