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Welcome to Galway Executive Skillnet

Galway Executive Skillnet is a multi-sector learning network which provides subsidised training for over 300 local businesses. We are committed to supporting regional growth and workforce development through the provision of quality, industry-led training. Our objective is to support the advancement of our member companies by identifying and addressing their technical and non-technical skills needs. Contact us today to learn more.

Galway Executive Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies.

Training Programmes

October 2019

21 Oct - 17 Jan

From €4,000.00

Monday, 21 October 2019 - Friday, 17 January 2020

09:30 AM - 03:00 PM (13 weeks)

  • Galway
  • €4,000.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 21 Oct 2019 - Fri 17 Jan 2020

09:30 AM - 03:00 PM (13 weeks)

Galway Executive Skillnet LEAN Business Programme is a green belt level training programme which uses a proven combination of training and onsite project mentoring to help participants understand lean principles, implement lean tools and deliver improvements for sustainable cost savings. The programme is heavily subsidised by Skillnet Ireland and delivered by leading lean consultants, LBSPartners.

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Safe Pass

WMC

22 Oct

From €100.00

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

  • WMC
  • €100.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Tue 22 Oct 2019

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

Safe Pass is a safety awareness training programme for construction workers. This one-day programme provides workers with a basic knowledge of health and safety to make them aware of the inherent dangers on work sites so that they will not be a risk to themselves or to their co-workers who work alongside them.

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Excel Beginner

ICE Group - Centrepoint

22 Oct

From €95.00

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (1 day)

  • ICE Group - Centrepoint
  • €95.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Tue 22 Oct 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (1 day)

To give the novice Excel user an introduction to Excel and enable him/her get familiar with formulas/basic functions/data entry and how to navigate around the programme.

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23 Oct

From €110.00

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (1 day)

  • Connacht Hotel
  • €110.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 23 Oct 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (1 day)

Effective and assertive communication is a skill that we can develop and improve. This programme will explore techniques to increase your assertiveness in everyday interactions, techniques for influencing others and core skills of effective communicators.

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24 Oct - 31 Oct

From €375.00

Thursday, 24 October 2019 - Thursday, 31 October 2019

09:30 AM - 03:00 PM (2 weeks)

  • WMC
  • €375.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 24 Oct 2019 - Thu 31 Oct 2019

09:30 AM - 03:00 PM (2 weeks)

The programme is designed to give participants a firm understanding of the principles of financial management and provide them with the confidence to participate in financial discussions and financial decision making.

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24 Oct - 25 Oct

From €175.00

Thursday, 24 October 2019 - Friday, 25 October 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

  • WMC
  • €175.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 24 Oct 2019 - Fri 25 Oct 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

The aim of the course is to refresh learners with the practical skills, knowledge and competence to provide first aid and life-saving support in an accident situation.

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24 Oct - 6 Nov

From €650.00

Thursday, 24 October 2019 - Wednesday, 6 November 2019

09:30 AM - 03:00 PM (2 weeks)

  • WMC
  • €650.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 24 Oct 2019 - Wed 6 Nov 2019

09:30 AM - 03:00 PM (2 weeks)

The course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, competence and skills necessary to deliver, assess and evaluate training programmes. The course also provides the learner with an opportunity to practice their training delivery skills and build their confidence as a trainer. Overall it provides a recognised qualification for those working in a training capacity.

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31 Oct

From €100.00

Thursday, 31 October 2019

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM (4 hours)

  • WMC
  • €100.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 31 Oct 2019

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM (4 hours)

The course is suitable for those with a responsibility for the installation, operation and maintenance of abrasive wheels in accordance with the relevant regulations. The course is highly participative with emphasis on the practical element of the training. Note: This course is specific to tools associated with abrasive wheels and not the safe use of power tools in general.

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31 Oct

From €80.00

Thursday, 31 October 2019

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM (3 hours)

  • WMC
  • €80.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 31 Oct 2019

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM (3 hours)

Current health and safety legislation requires that all employees engaged in manual handling activities must be given training in safe lifting techniques. The term manual handling is used to describe a range of activities including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying and moving an object. The course provides participants with the knowledge and skill to conduct manual handling activities in a manner that will prevent injury. All Trainers are QQI certified as required by the Health & Safety Authority (HSA).

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November 2019

2 Nov - 30 Nov

From €750.00

Saturday, 2 November 2019 - Saturday, 30 November 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (5 weeks)

  • WMC
  • €750.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Sat 2 Nov 2019 - Sat 30 Nov 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (5 weeks)

The HSA regulations require that all Manual Handling Instructors must be certified. This course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and competencies to deliver manual handling training. Learners who achieve this award can transfer into the Level 6 Special Purpose Certificate in People Handling Instruction.

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4 Nov - 5 Nov

From €350.00

Monday, 4 November 2019 - Tuesday, 5 November 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (2 days)

  • Lynx Transport
  • €350.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 4 Nov 2019 - Tue 5 Nov 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (2 days)

Designed as an approved Certification Course for Experienced Operators who are not certified or whose certificates have expired. The course covers the key operating elements and safety practices for Reach or Counter Balance Trucks. It concludes with theoretical and practical competence tests.

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4 Nov

From €200.00

Monday, 4 November 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (1 day)

  • Lynx Transport
  • €200.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 4 Nov 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (1 day)

Designed as an approved Refresher course for previously certified operators, the course revisits the key operating elements and safety practices in line with the Code of Practice. The course concludes with theoretical and practical assessments.

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4 Nov - 2 Dec

From €650.00

Monday, 4 November 2019 - Monday, 2 December 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (5 weeks)

  • WMC
  • €650.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 4 Nov 2019 - Mon 2 Dec 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (5 weeks)

The course is relevant for any person who is responsible for health and safety in their workplace or who requires a recognised qualification in Occupational Health and Safety. It is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in their place of work. Increasing employees’ participation in health and safety also has positive benefits for a company in terms of less workplace accidents, absenteeism, etc.

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Safe Pass

WMC

5 Nov

From €100.00

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

  • WMC
  • €135.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Tue 5 Nov 2019

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

Safe Pass is a safety awareness training programme for construction workers. This one-day programme provides workers with a basic knowledge of health and safety to make them aware of the inherent dangers on work sites so that they will not be a risk to themselves or to their co-workers who work alongside them.

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Resilience

Connacht Hotel

5 Nov

From €110.00

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (1 day)

  • Connacht Hotel
  • €110.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Tue 5 Nov 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (1 day)

The 5 Steps Of Resilience is an intensive workshop designed to educate, empower and inspire individuals to discover and maximise their own levels of resilience. You will build a unique insight into the 5 key sources of resilience and a sense of your own strengths and weaknesses. You will learn practical strategies, tactics and tools to bolster each step, giving you the resilience you need to respond positively to the various pressures and demands of your environment.

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Excel Intermediate

ICE Group - Centrepoint

6 Nov

From €95.00

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (1 day)

  • ICE Group - Centrepoint
  • €95.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 6 Nov 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (1 day)

For users who have either completed the Beginners’ course or who have gained sufficient experience to be familiar with the Beginners’ topics.

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7 Nov - 11 Nov

From €270.00

Thursday, 7 November 2019 - Monday, 11 November 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (5 days)

  • WMC
  • €270.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 7 Nov 2019 - Mon 11 Nov 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (5 days)

The course aims to equip learners with the practical skills, knowledge and competencies to provide first aid and life-saving support in an accident situation. The instructional format includes: lectures, practical exercises, practice and drills, and instructional videos.

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7 Nov - 15 Nov

From €750.00

Thursday, 7 November 2019 - Friday, 15 November 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 weeks)

  • WMC
  • €750.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 7 Nov 2019 - Fri 15 Nov 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 weeks)

The aim of the course is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skills and competencies to work as an effective leader and member of a team, independently and/or in a supervisory capacity. The course looks at the principle theories and styles of leadership plus the role and key functions of a team leader including motivation, communication, planning, goal setting and delegation.

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Customer Service

Connacht Hotel

8 Nov - 15 Nov

From €125.00

Friday, 8 November 2019 - Friday, 15 November 2019

10:00 AM - 03:00 PM (2 weeks)

  • Connacht Hotel
  • €125.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Fri 8 Nov 2019 - Fri 15 Nov 2019

10:00 AM - 03:00 PM (2 weeks)

This workshop focuses on providing understanding, skills and tactics to achieve and maintain excellent customer service standards. The methodology of making this a two-part workshop ensures complete understanding and implementation of learning and skills. It allows for a review of workbooks and challenges/goals/targets set in the first workshop to be followed up within the second workshop.

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11 Nov

From €80.00

Monday, 11 November 2019

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM (4 hours)

  • WMC
  • €80.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 11 Nov 2019

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM (4 hours)

This Cardiac First Response – Community Level course was developed by PHECC, the Pre- Hospital Emergency Care Council, as a national standard for anyone who has to deal with a heart attack, stroke or choking. A Cardiac First Responder can play a vital role in keeping a person alive until they receive expert medical assistance. Equally CPR and an AED are important links in the chain of survival.

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Testimonials

"Well done on a great event. I thoroughly enjoyed participating and learning from it. "

Pádraic Ó Máille

Ó Máille Group

"Congratulations to all on an excellent event yesterday, I have spoken to several delegates and feedback was very very positive."

Linda Ford

Sallisford Coaching

"I have found the course very enjoyable, informative and practical. Looking forward to closing out on Monday and putting my new training to good use."

Noelle Horan

Sean Horan Limited

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