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Leisure, Health & Fitness Skillnet

Network Sector

Hospitality / Tourism, Retail

Network Region

National

Network Manager

Michael Atkinson

Network Promoter

Ireland Active

Network Contact

Michael Atkinson

Phone

086 0470453

Website

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Network Overview

Leisure, Health & Fitness Skillnet supports businesses of all sizes in the leisure, health and fitness sectors through the provision of subsidised upskilling programmes. The network’s mission is to encourage and enable members of the Ireland Active leisure, health and fitness association and REPs Ireland (Register of Exercise Professionals) to grow their businesses and develop the necessary skills to excel in the ever-changing leisure industry.

Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible upskilling courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. The network is promoted by Ireland Active and is open to Ireland Active members as well as members of REPs Ireland.

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 

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