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Welcome to Galway Executive Skillnet

Galway Executive Skillnet is a multi-sector learning network which provides subsidised training for over 400 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.

The Strategic Growth One-Page Plan Programme

With Pádraic Ó Máille

Ready. Steady. Grow!

Clarify Your 2023 Growth Strategy on Just One Page

Introducing STRATEGIC GROWTH ONE-PAGE PLAN PROGRAMME – a dynamic tool, training and mentoring programme for business people looking to start 2023 on the front foot.

During this hybrid programme, Pádraic O Máille will mentor a group of business people through a strategic growth programme that has helped hundreds of businesses survive and thrive through at least two major recessions.

The Strategic Growth One-Page Plan Programme may well be the business software you need to grow yourself and your business.

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MedTech Operator & CareerMAP 4.0 Programmes - Skills Connect

Are you ready to Return to Employment but unsure where to start?  CareerMAP 4.0 & MedTech Operator Programmes are perfect for jobseekers!

Join our online information session that will provide you with important details on the programme and what you can expect. It will outline the key modules and elements of the programme, duration and type of learning involved so that you make an informed decision if you wish to participate.

You can also ask questions directly to the Course Director and GES Network Manager. Expressions of interest are being accepted now, with limited places available, get in touch today.

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Upcoming Job Seeker Training Programmes

Upskilling and reskilling are a vital part of an effective workforce, helping strengthen ongoing employability and career development. Skills Connect aims to equip you with the skills and confidence to avail of new job opportunities and adapt to the changing jobs market.

Information Session

Need to know more about the programme?

Simply visit our Skills Connect Information Page or contact us at info@galwayexecutiveskillnet.com

Connecting Ireland’s Businesses to Highly Skilled Talent

Galway Executive Skillnet

Skills Connect offers free online training programmes and enterprise-led virtual job placements to jobseekers looking for new jobs and careers. This valuable initiative offers individuals the opportunity to develop new skills or reskill, build confidence and access practical on-the-job training.

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A Micro-Credential Roadmap: Currency, Cohesion and Consistency

Skillnet Ireland has published ‘A Micro-Credential Roadmap: Currency, Cohesion and Consistency’ report in partnership with the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) and 5 Skillnet Business Networks, examining how #microcredentials can contribute to upskilling & reskilling demands.

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Training Programmes

January 2023

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Jan

Monday, 30 January 2023 - Monday, 13 February 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 weeks)

  • WMC
  • €1,295.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 30 Jan 2023 - Mon 13 Feb 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 weeks)

Health and Safety Authority (HSA) regulations require that all manual handling instructors are certified. The purpose of this course is to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies to deliver manual handling training. Learners will examine the theoretical and practical aspects of manual handling, risk assessment and the key training tools and skills required to effectively deliver manual handling courses.

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Jan

Monday, 30 January 2023 - Monday, 13 February 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 weeks)

  • WMC
  • €777.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 30 Jan 2023 - Mon 13 Feb 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 weeks)

The HSA regulations require that all Manual Handling Instructors must be certified. Galway Executive Skillnet is part funding this course which 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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Tuesday, 31 January 2023 - Saturday, 4 February 2023

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

  • €1,295.00 incl.

Tue 31 Jan 2023 - Sat 4 Feb 2023

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

The programme is aimed at those in organisations with responsibilities for training staff in Manual Handling.  Manual handling instruction training is necessary for those employees who regularly engage in work activity that “by reason of its characteristics or of unfavourable ergonomic conditions, involves risk, particularly back injury” to them. The course is also aimed at those who are seeking a career or advancement in the training industry, for example, in the role of a Manual Handling Instructor.

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February 2023

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Intermediate Excel

Online

Wednesday, 1 February 2023

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

  • Online
  • €95.00 incl.

Wed 1 Feb 2023

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

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Friday, 3 February 2023 - Friday, 28 April 2023

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (13 weeks)

  • Online
  • €395.00 incl.

Fri 3 Feb 2023 - Fri 28 Apr 2023

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (13 weeks)

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Friday, 3 February 2023

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM (1 hour)

  • Online
  • Free

Fri 3 Feb 2023

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM (1 hour)

This FREE webinar will provide leaders with an insight on how to lead and prosper amidst uncertainties.

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Feb

First Aid Responder Refresher

WMC

Thursday, 9 February 2023 - Friday, 10 February 2023

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

  • WMC
  • €195.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 9 Feb 2023 - Fri 10 Feb 2023

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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Feb

Emerging Managers Programme

Online

Thursday, 9 February 2023 - Thursday, 23 March 2023

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM (7 weeks)

  • Online
  • €295.00 incl.

Thu 9 Feb 2023 - Thu 23 Mar 2023

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM (7 weeks)

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Advanced Excel*

Online

Tuesday, 14 February 2023

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

  • Online
  • €95.00 incl.

Tue 14 Feb 2023

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

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Feb

Thursday, 23 February 2023

10:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

  • Online
  • €65.00 incl.

Thu 23 Feb 2023

10:00 AM - 05:00 PM (1 day)

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March 2023

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First Aid Responder

WMC

Wednesday, 1 March 2023 - Friday, 3 March 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 days)

  • WMC
  • €295.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 1 Mar 2023 - Fri 3 Mar 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 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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Mar

QQI Level-6 Team Leadership

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Wednesday, 1 March 2023 - Thursday, 9 March 2023

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

  • WMC
  • €1,295.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 1 Mar 2023 - Thu 9 Mar 2023

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

The purpose of this QQI Level-6 course is to equip learners 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. Learners will examine the principle theories and styles of leadership and the role and key functions of a team leader, including motivation, communication, planning, goal setting and delegation.

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Mar

Wednesday, 1 March 2023 - Thursday, 9 March 2023

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

  • WMC
  • €777.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 1 Mar 2023 - Thu 9 Mar 2023

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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Mar

First Aid Responder Refresher

WMC

Thursday, 9 March 2023 - Friday, 10 March 2023

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

  • WMC
  • €195.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 9 Mar 2023 - Fri 10 Mar 2023

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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Mar

First Aid Responder

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Wednesday, 29 March 2023 - Friday, 31 March 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 days)

  • WMC
  • €295.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 29 Mar 2023 - Fri 31 Mar 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 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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April 2023

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Apr

First Aid Responder Refresher

WMC

Wednesday, 5 April 2023 - Thursday, 6 April 2023

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

  • WMC
  • €195.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 5 Apr 2023 - Thu 6 Apr 2023

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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Apr

First Aid Responder

WMC

Wednesday, 26 April 2023 - Friday, 28 April 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 days)

  • WMC
  • €295.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 26 Apr 2023 - Fri 28 Apr 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 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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May 2023

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May

First Aid Responder Refresher

WMC

Thursday, 4 May 2023 - Friday, 5 May 2023

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

  • WMC
  • €195.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 4 May 2023 - Fri 5 May 2023

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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May

First Aid Responder

WMC

Wednesday, 24 May 2023 - Friday, 26 May 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 days)

  • WMC
  • €295.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 24 May 2023 - Fri 26 May 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 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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June 2023

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First Aid Responder Refresher

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Thursday, 8 June 2023 - Friday, 9 June 2023

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

  • WMC
  • €195.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 8 Jun 2023 - Fri 9 Jun 2023

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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Testimonials

I think Galway Executive Skillnet is doing a commendable effort opening your courses.

And you are the best of all the Skillnets out there!

Wow! Just Wow! I signed up for the Presenting with Impact course via Galway Executive Skillnet that took place this morning. And I've just opened my inbox to find a 41-page workbook to download. And we have homework! I just can't get over the calibre of the curriculum offered... 

You're running such a valuable resource!

I would (and have) highly recommend the Managing Conflict course to my colleagues.

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