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Tech Northwest Skillnet

Network Sector

Digital / Technology, Multi Sector

Network Region

North West

Network Manager

Siobhan Grant

Network Contact

Siobhan Grant

Phone

074 9186705

Website

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Network overview 

Tech Northwest Skillnet supports businesses of all sizes in the North West Region operating in the technology and innovation sectors. The network’s mission is to grow the local tech sector, by helping member businesses to develop and expand through the provision of subsidised upskilling programmes, with a core focus on technology, innovation and competitiveness.  

Collaborating with industry, the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible training courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. Tech Northwest Skillnet is promoted by Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Membership is open to private businesses in the region. Training is mainly delivered in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim.

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 

Tech Northwest Skillnet has provided us with exceptional support and training in recent years, which has enabled us to remain competitive in a shifting Technology sector. Our employees have availed of fantastic opportunities to up-skill as a result of this valuable partnership with the Network, specifically in the area of specialist vendor education.

Gareth Houston - Pramerica Systems Ireland

Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce, and its member companies, engages with the Tech Northwest Skillnet for both training provision and networking opportunities. The training delivered enables many of our member companies to up-skill their staff in a cost-effective way. The networking events have also proved very helpful in making valuable business contacts. Our partnership with Tech Northwest Skillnet is a key relationship for our members.

Toni Forrester - Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce

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