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South West Gnó Skillnet

Network Sector

Multi Sector

Network Region

South West

Network Manager

Brid Lucey

Network Contact

Brid Lucey

Email

brid@cfcd.ie

Phone

087 215 9431

Website

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Network overview  

South West Gnó Skillnet is a multi sector business network for companies of all sizes in the South West and Gaeltachtaí Regions. The network’s mission is to support business growth within the Gaeltacht areas and the South West, through the provision of specialised and accessible upskilling solutions. 

Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible, subsidised training courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. South West Gnó Skillnet is promoted by Comharchumann Forbartha Chorca Dhuibhne Teo. Membership of the network is open to private businesses.Training in mainly delivered in counties Kerry, Cork and Waterford.

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 

South West Gnó Skillnet is a unique training network that has provided us with relevant and customised training programmes. They also provide excellent networking, which offers invaluable business opportunities for people in my line of business.

Vincent Casey - Vincent Casey Life and Pensions Co. Ltd

Our company finds the South West Gnó Skillnet an excellent resource for providing effective training programmes. These programmes meet our specific training requirements for upskilling our employees.

Michelle O'Shea - Alps Electric (Ireland) Limited

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