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Positive2Work Skillnet 

Network Sector

Multi Sector

Network Region

Dublin, North East

Network Manager

Mark Brennan

Network Promoter

Positive2Work Ltd.

Network Contact

Mark Brennan



085 1745779


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Network Overview

Positive2Work Skillnet is a multi sector business network that supports companies of all sizes through subsidised upskilling programmes. The network ensures enterprises can respond effectively to their business and skills needs, with training that builds a dynamic, resilient and future-ready workforce. The network focuses on skills growth in the areas of management development and personal development.   

Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible upskilling courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. Positive2Work Skillnet is promoted by Positive2Work Ltd. Membership of the network is open to private sector businesses.

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 new 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 

An Post has been associated with, and an active member of, the Positive2Work Skillnet for many years. This Skillnet plays an important role in An Post’s Learning & Development strategy by sourcing and delivering high quality programmes that are aligned to organisational and employee requirements.

Paul Cummins - An Post

Working with Positive2Work Skillnet has allowed us to provide excellent learning opportunities to all of our business areas while providing a cost-effective model versus standalone vendor pricing. By utilising this relationship throughout the year our learning activities have increased, our learning costs have decreased and our ROI has never been better.

Gary Reville - Eir

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