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L&D Skillnet

Network Sector

Business Services

Network Region

National

Network Manager

Georgina Power

Network Contact

Georgina Power

Phone

045 881166

Website

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Network Overview

L&D Skillnet supports businesses of all sizes operating in the human resources (HR) and learning and development (L&D) sectors through the provision of subsidised upskilling programmes. The network’s mission is to grow the sectors by addressing skills gaps, enhancing specialised skills and knowledge, broadening access to skills development opportunities and encouraging ongoing professional development.

Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible training courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. L&D Skillnet is promoted by Learning & Development Institute. The Networkis open to private enterprises and human resources and learning and development professionals.

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 

“Our business has benefited immensely from the range of services offered by the L&D Skillnet. Having built up a professional working relationship with the team, I always like to seek their support and expert advice when it comes to decisions regarding training events, whilst benefiting from the numerous network opportunities it presents. It is also a prerequisite that our training team partake in the IITD’s education programmes through the network. This provides high-quality learning and development, enabling them to meet the challenges of this industry sector.”

Richard McEneaney – Ryanair

“Participating in the L&D Skillnet training has afforded me the opportunity to develop a successful new business, and two other people now have consultancy work as a result of my business.”

Jackie Murphy - Island Compliance Ltd

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