Rural Enterprise Skillnet Training Programme 2017

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet Training Programme is promoted by the MED Partnership Group, Ballyshannon, and is specially designed to support enterprise led training in the Republic of Ireland. Under the current model the network can offer up to 30% grant support towards the cost of training for sole traders or companies who wish to upskill their work force. Read More Here: www.skillnets.ie

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.”

To Obtain Details of Upcoming RES Supported Courses Click Here:

RES Training 2017

 

Hoof Trimming Course – Check out this video

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If you are interested in this course, contact Brenda at Rural Enterprise Skillnet.

Tel. 087 685 8550           Email reskillnet@medpartnership.com

 

Rural Enterprise Skillnet announce up to 25% funding boost to assist small business training needs

Rural Enterprise Skillnet are delighted to announce up to 25% funding boost for rural business training costs through their 2017 training programme.

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet project has been awarded €150,000 funding from the Department of Education and Skills under the training networks programme.

Investment in training can add value and profitability to your businesses enterprise and attendance at our training events provides opportunities for information exchange with like minded business.

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet Training Programme is promoted by the MED Partnership Group, Ballyshannon, and is specially designed to support enterprise led training. Under the current model the network can offer up to 25% grant support towards the cost of training for sole traders or companies who wish to up skill their work force . The training programme offers both accredited and non accredited training across a range of sectors and includes Chainsaw Operation & Forestry Skills.

Rural Enterprise Skillnet welcomes the new Network Manager, Brenda Donagher who replaces the retiring Manager, Gerry Gallagher.

Brenda outlining the 2017 training vision said: “Change is always difficult but we must enhance our workforce through up skilling and availing of incentives to expand and scale business. We are in continuous contact with existing customers and are reaching out to new sectors to support their changing training needs. Maintaining competitiveness, improved efficiencies whilst retaining jobs are two  of the strongest concerns coming forward from our members and our training plan will help address these needs to ensure that small indigenous business can become more competitive and efficient whilst addresses the skill shortage dilemma”.

Since 2010 the Rural Enterprise Skillnet has been providing (where possible) training to job-seekers who train with people in employment and attend training at no cost.

If you are unemployed and fulfill the Skillnets definition of a job-seeker you can attend a range of Skillnets courses at no cost, (subject to availability of free places). Please visit www.skillnets.ie/job-seekers/eligibility-criteria to find out more.

2017 Courses include (but not limited to):

Agri/Forestry Sector

  • Safe Livestock Handling
  • DIY AI
  • Farm Management Skills
  • Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture
  • Chainsaw & Related Operations
  • Livestock Management
  • Arboriculture (UA1)
Business

  • Supervisory Skills
  • IOSH Managing Safely For Construction Managers
  • Food Safety/Service Skills
  • CPR/OFA/AED/Patient Handling
  • Clinical Audit Strategies and Plans
  • F&I Sales Training
  • Employment Law
Personal Development

  • Training Delivery & Evaluation (formally Train the Trainer)
  • Leadership Development Coaching Programme
  • Skillnets Management Program

 

 

 

For further details contact Brenda Donagher: Telephone: 071 9858252    Mobile: 087 685 8550
or Email: reskillnet@medpartnership.com

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

 

 

Other courses planned for 2017

D.I.Y AI 5 day training

Accepting expressions of interest

Chain saw skills: CS 30, CS 31, CS32, -CS 35, and CS 48

Food Service Skills, and Food Hygiene, North West Region.

2 day Forklift Training and 1 day refresher Forklift Training. (Donegal region)

Occupation First Aid, Donegal

2 Day City& Guilds Sheep Shearing for beginners, novice and advanced shearers

Level Swim teacher training

 

http://www.skillnets.ie/find-courses

 

For information on Skillnets please visit www.skillnets.ie.

Please note:  potential trainees should demonstrate flexibility as travel to central venues will be required.

 

Small Business Owners, Sole Traders & Farmers

Stay competitive with funded training tailored to your business needs.
Click on the Youtube link to see how Rural Enterprise Skillnet can work for you.
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Unemployed And Want To Get Your Career Back On Track ?

Unemployed and want to get your career back on track with free, local training that won’t affect your benefits?
Rural Enterprise Skillnet can work for you ! 

Click on the Youtube link here and get started!

 

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The Rural Enterprise Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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