Government of Ireland
Regional Skills

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Upskilling Funded Opportunites

One of the primary objectives of the Governments National Skills Strategy 2025 is to increase the percentage of those at work in upskilling and retraining to meet changing job roles arising from new technologies. The goal is to increase participation from a current level of 10% to 15% by 2025 and to help achieve this target a suite of funding models are available to support employee development.

Springboard Courses - Part time delivered at higher education level and funded in some cases up to 100%

Skills to Advance Courses - Part time delivered by further education and training providers with up to 100% grant aid available

Skillnet Ireland - Industry sector specific training grants up to 30% to support employee upskilling