Funding for Upskilling | Skillnet Ireland

Funding for Upskilling


Skillnet Ireland receives funding from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills. Funding is awarded to enterprise groups through competitive ‘Calls for Proposals’ that are promoted by Skillnet Ireland throughout the year. There is a range of Skillnet Ireland funded programmes available to enterprise groups.


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, businesses 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.

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