Transforming Business Through Talent

Skillnet Ireland is a business support agency of the Government of Ireland, responsible for advancing the competitiveness, productivity and innovation of Irish businesses through enterprise-led workforce development.

Skillnet Ireland currently supports over 22,500 businesses nationwide and provides a wide range of valuable learning experiences to over 86,500 trainees. The mission of Skillnet Ireland is to help businesses in Ireland to be the best they can be, through innovative and enterprise-driven people development.

About Skillnet Ireland

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning, actively supports and works with businesses in Ireland to address their current and future skills needs.

Funding for Upskilling

Skillnet Ireland allocates funding to Skillnet Business Networks, which are groups of companies within the same industry sector or region with similar training needs, so they can receive subsidised training.

Support for SMEs

Skillnet Ireland facilitates participation in SME enterprise training and workforce learning. Having the right talent strategy will enable your company to weather short term shocks and prepare for long term challenges.

Business Networks

Skillnet Ireland’s 70+ networks are supporting businesses across every sector and region with relevant, subsidised upskilling solutions. Discover the network that is right for your company today.

Strategy 2025

Skillnet Ireland building a world class enterprise-led organisation to help prepare businesses and workers for the future of work. They are ambitious for Ireland, and they are ambitious for Irish business.

Industry Partners

Skillnet Ireland encourages enterprise to lead the process for training, this helps ensure that programmes delivered through Skillnet Ireland, and their nationwide Business Networks are highly relevant to industry needs.

Career Development

Training and upskilling significantly enhances the career mobility of the workforce. Training is open to management and employees of companies who become members of a Skillnet Business Network.

Insight Reports

These reports cover a wide range of topics and provide valuable information for individuals and businesses interested in workforce development and upskilling.