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Image Skillnet

Network Sector

Business Services, Retail

Network Region

National

Network Manager

Margaret O'Rourke Doherty

Network Contact

Margaret O'Rourke Doherty

Phone

071 964 0438

Website

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Network Overview

Image Skillnet supports businesses of all sizes in the hair and beauty sector through the provision of subsidised upskilling programmes. The Network’s mission is to support the growth of Ireland’s hair and beauty industry by enhancing specialised skills and knowledge, broadening access to upskilling opportunities and encouraging ongoing professional development.

Collaborating with industry, the Network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible training courses to meet the ongoing needs of businesses. Image Skillnet is promoted by Leitrim Organic Farmers Co-op. The Networkis open to private enterprises in the hair and beauty sector.

Supports to businesses

  • Assist businesses to identify and address current and future skills needs 
  • Information regarding successful approaches to learning and talent development 
  • Guidance on achieving value for money when investing in learning and development 
  • Strategic programmes that enhance business innovation and sectoral competitiveness 
  • Flexible training and education programmes customised to the needs of the sector 
  • Innovative programme design and development 
  • Leadership programmes for business owners and executives 
  • Certified and non-certified technical training 
  • Training relating to communication, problem-solving and other core skills 
  • Advice on gauging the effectiveness of training 
  • Access to a network of businesses within the sector 
  • Conferences, seminars, and other informal learning and networking events 

“Image Skillnet now provides almost all our learning and development requirements for a wide range of needs, from communications training to logistical training. We have found the Network reliable, cost-effective and all trainers to be masters in their field of expertise. To be able to have on-site training that is bespoke to your own company has been very rewarding.”

Katherine Durcan - VOYA Organic Skincare

“I completed my Diploma in Beauty Therapy with necessary funding support from Image Skillnet. I gained essential skills from the course that I use for running my business. Furthermore, the financial assistance enabled my business to progress and expand. The network has always been very supportive of my goals and has always been pleasant and easy to work with. I would recommend their services to anyone looking for help and guidance.”

(Existing) Lorraine Brennan - Lorraine Brennan Beauty

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