Free & Discounted Online Training - COVID 19 Crisis

23 March 2020 

Online Free & Subsidised Training Opportunities in the West Region


With the COVID-19 crisis affecting companies and team members globally, there has never been a more compelling reason to ensure you and your team have access to the skills to navigate the crisis and remain competitive. Scroll down for a list of subsidised courses and training opportunities available even if working from home or social distancing - keep visiting as we update with the latest offerings and subsidies!!


Remote Working Courses

Galway-Executive-Skillnet  Have developed an ongoing frequently updated series of webinars and courses to support those transitioning to remote working

The Trainers Learning Skillnet are offering ongoing short courses online for remote working success at 80-100% discount:  


null Growremote have some courses listed here  - unfortunately these are not state subsidised

This free course from Future Learn on collaborative working in a remote team helps you to learn how to work effectively and collaboratively with your team, whether you're at home or on the other side of the world. Delivered and developed by the University of Leeds.

LinkedIn have launched a free learning path on getting the best out of working remotely

Dublin Chamber did a specific guide for all business on remote working attached and link here . It is useful for any business.

Courses to Keep Your Business Going During the Crisis!

null    FREE online business mentoring can be accessed here

LEO-Making-It-Happen-HeaderFor County Mayo businesses - online course from the Mayo Local Enterprise Office on leading your business through the crisis . County Roscommon businesses - Remote mentoring from experts to cope with the COVId-19 crisis.

'Restart your Business, Rethink your Strategy’  - free online course from ISME & Griffith College



Enterprise Ireland has an online portal with relevant resources for all businesses, not just EI clients: 

Skillnets - Free Short Courses & Webinars


 Retail Ireland Skillnet: free access to eLearning courses in both Safety & Health and Retail Digital Marketing

Screenshot-2020-03-27-at-14.57.37       Free Webinars and upcoming training in the tech sector - check out dates here

Galway-Executive-SkillnetHighlights on their latest newsletter here

Screenshot-2020-03-27-at-15.16.50Screen Skills Ireland are putting in place a number of free online courses to support the sector over the coming weeks/months through our website here

Professional Development and Online Degrees  - Universities & IoTs

Note that these courses are not necessarily free, but reflect a wide range of online offerings for those who wish to upskill or continue professional development despite the uncertainty of the current crisis.

null GMIT online courses

null FREE online courses from NUI Galway:

Continuing professional development courses from NUI Galway - these will be fully online this year. Also a complete list of NUI Galway online course offering . 

null Wide range of online undergraduate and postgraduate courses from Sligo IT


FREE online courses from Trinity College Dublin:

Other Free Online Courses

34 Free Online Courses from ECollege


FREE certified  Ecollege courses from GRETB and MSLETB! You can also search all current online courses from the ETBs here using the 'online' filter for 'delivery mode'. 

Reach out to to learn more about enrolling multiple members of your team.

Other Resources

Free Courses on Online Learning

Free Courses on Online Learning

Are you someone in charge of helping others in your company learn online? Check out these free resouces:

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