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Manufacturing and Engineering Regional Skills Round-Table

Thank you for attending the 2022 South-West manufacturing & Engineering Regional Round Table.

Here you will find useful information on key topics discussed in the event.    



Round-Table Industry & Education Presentations  

Click here for South-West Regional Skills Manufacturing & Engineering introduction slides
Click here to see education/training providers updates
Click here for presentation on The Impact of the Explore Programme, Aidan Harty, Mid Cork Pallets & Packaging
Click here for presentation on Manufacturing Apprenticeships, Sean Hayes, MTD Precision Eng
Click here for presentation on Computerised Production & Inspection, Tony O'Reilly, Alcon
Click here for presentation on Industry 4.0, Smart Tech Skills for Manufacturing, Conor Walshe, Janssen
Click here for presentation on Sterilisation Therapy, Stephen Griffin, Boston Scientific
Click here for presentation on Process Safety Upskilling for Engineering & Manufacturing Teams, Sinead Keohane, PM Group
Click here for presentation on Skills for Experienced Leaders, Barbara O'Gorman, Boston Scientific


Forum Facilitated Industry Led Programmes For Manufacturing

Digital Explore Programme
Computerised Inspection (MTU, Level 7)
Industry 4.0 & the Industrial Internet of Things (MTU, Level 8)
Manufacturing Sterilisation Control (MTU, Level 7)
Process Safety (MTU, Level 7)
Process Data Analytics (Level 8)
Sales Strategy and Techniques (Level 8)
Workplace Change: Practice & Skills (UCC, Level 8)
Building Work-based Resilience in Self & Others (UCC, Level 9)
Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (MTU, Level 9)

New South-West Delivered Apprenticeships for Mfg/Eng

Manufacturing Technology (Level 6 & Level 7)
Engineering Services Management (Level 7)
Logistics Associate (Level 6)
Sales (Level 6)

South-West Springboard+ Funded Courses

Click here to see full list of South-West Springboard+ listing.


Special Edition Upskilling Ezine for STEM Companies

Each year Regional Skills produces a special edition upskilling ezine with all courses for Manufacturing, Engineering, Construction & ICT Sectors addressing the top upskilling needs identified by South-West manufacturing/engineering/ construction & ICT employers through our recent Forum round-tables & skills needs audits.
To view our 2022 ezine, click here.


1 - 1 Advice Service & Funding Supports

1-1 Company Supports
Regional Skills offers free 1 to 1 skills audit support service for companies who:
  • Need help in identifying their top skills and upskilling needs & funding supports available: 
  • Signposting advice to the most suitable further & higher education solutions to address your skills needs?
  • We can meet with you to do a skills needs audit of your company’s requirements & provide customised signposting and funding advice on training/upskilling solutions matched to your needs.  We can also connect you in with the right people across education/training for upskilling your team.  
Learn more about the benefits of our skills needs audits from two employers who have completed the process: Click Here
Click Here to see what funding is available to you 

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