News & Industry Updates

Springboard Employer Briefing on 15th July

NUI Galway and GMIT joined West Regional Skills Forum for this very informative session on funded courses available

3 August 2021 

Bicycle Maintenance and Repair course - Apply now!

This course is a Local Training Initiative (LTI), organised by the GRETB and An Mheitheal Rothar.

26 July 2021 

Third Level QQI Support Programme - Find out how to apply!

Galway Executive Skillnet have restructured their application process. You can download the the Application Guidelines and Form here.

26 July 2021 

Post Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence for Managers

This new level 9 programme was announced by itag, in cooperation with NUI Galway

12 July 2021 

FREE Online course on sustainable seaweed farming practices!

The course is available now online!

8 July 2021 

Full list of Apprenticeships has been published!

You can see and download the full list here!

8 July 2021 

Generation Apprenticeship - It is Employer of the year Awards time!

Entries are now open for the 2021 Generation Apprenticeship Employer of the Year awards.

8 July 2021 

Review of the Occupations Lists for Employment Permits - Have your say

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has launched a Public Consultation. It will be open for submissions until 12th August.

6 July 2021 

Find out about new Galway Executive Skillnet return-to-work programmes

The programmes run by Galway Executive Skillnet have 88% success rate.

24 June 2021 

Cardiac First Responder Training on 27th July - Register now!

This training is organised by Western Management Centre. Places are limited due to Covid-19 restrictions.

24 June 2021 

The government extended the apprenticeship scheme for employers!

On 23rd June, Ministers Harris and Collins announced the extension of the scheme until the end of December 2021.

24 June 2021 

Is training your bakery team a challenge? FREE event on 30th June!

Register for free for this unique, online, bakery industry consultation!The event will take place on 30th June at 2pm

23 June 2021 

West Regional Skills Forum meeting - 22nd June

We had a very productive meeting over Zoom, talking all things West region!

23 June 2021 

The Wheel - Grants Available for Training Networks!

The Wheel is delighted to announce that applications for funding are now open under the Training Links programme.

23 June 2021 

Digital Transformation - FREE courses for SMEs! Register today!

These online workshops are organised and fully funded by Skillnet Ireland under their Future Dynamics pillar

21 June 2021 

Have your say on the future of research and innovation in Ireland!

Minister Harris launched national consultation on the future of research and innovation in Ireland

16 June 2021 

New funded courses for jobseekers, self-employed and returners to work

Ministers Harris and Collins launched 294 courses under Springboard+ 2021. Applications will open on Wednesday 16th June.

15 June 2021 

Industry 4.0 - New short courses available - Sign up now!

New courses are being provided by Industry 4.0 Skillnet - Training Network for the Quarry, Construction & Manufacturing Industry.

8 June 2021 

Haulage Strategy Webinar – 16 June 2021 - Save the date!

A webinar on the forthcoming ten-year strategy for the road haulage sector, will take place on Wednesday 16 June 2021 between 10am and 1pm.

8 June 2021