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XL Vets Skillnet

Network Sector

Agriculture

Network Region

National

Network Manager

Denise Duggan

Network Promoter

XLVets Ireland Ltd.

Network Contact

Denise Duggan

Phone

061 381505

Website

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Network Overview

XLVets Skillnet supports businesses of all sizes in the veterinary and Agri-business sectors through subsidised upskilling programmes. The network’s mission is to advance standards in animal care, health management and clinical excellence by supporting veterinary businesses through innovative and tailored training solutions.

Collaborating with industry the network designs, develops and delivers responsive, bespoke and flexible training courses to address the ongoing needs of businesses. It also provides specialised initiatives aimed at both veterinary professionals and farmers. XLVets Skillnet is promoted by XLVets Ireland Ltd. Membership of the network is open to private businesses in the veterinary and agribusiness sector.

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 

Our farmers are well-educated, astute businessmen and women who expect a high standard of training and development. To this end we, through XLVets Skillnet, have trained ourselves in the art of delivering quality information in an effective manner. Our farmers now associate the XLVets Skillnet brand with high quality training, which is delivered competently and effectively.

Kieran O Mahony - Glen Veterinary Clinic

XLVets have been instrumental in providing training that is directly relevant and practical to our sector. My colleagues and I provide an improved service to our clients in the agri-business sector due to the training provided by the XLVets Skillnet.

Donal Lynch - Donal Lynch Veterinary

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