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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.

BiG* BANG 2022 Event

Featuring Brian O'Driscoll

It’s back for 2022 – this time in person.

We will be joined by Brian O’Driscoll, a former Irish Rugby player! During his 15-year career, Brian captained Leinster, Ireland and the British & Irish Lions.

Since retiring from International Rugby in 2014, Brian works in a number of different capacities both in Sports and in the Business world. A prolific professional public speaker, Brian’s talks have included: Leadership, Teamwork/Discipline, The mindset of a winning Team, Wellness & Wellbeing, Being a Game Changer.

Monday, December 19th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Galmont Hotel, Galway- register now to secure your place!

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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

December 2022

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Dec

First Aid Responder

WMC

Wednesday, 7 December 2022 - Friday, 9 December 2022

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

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

Wed 7 Dec 2022 - Fri 9 Dec 2022

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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Dec

Train The Trainer

WMC

Wednesday, 7 December 2022 - Thursday, 8 December 2022

10:00 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

  • WMC
  • €495.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 7 Dec 2022 - Thu 8 Dec 2022

10:00 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

The course is designed to enable participants to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and confidence to undertake training activities. It encompasses the development of competencies that enables the participants to identify and assess training needs, and to develop, plan, organize, deliver and evaluate relevant training activities.

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Dec

Train the Trainer

WMC

Wednesday, 7 December 2022 - Thursday, 8 December 2022

10:00 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

  • WMC
  • €325.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 7 Dec 2022 - Thu 8 Dec 2022

10:00 AM - 04:30 PM (2 days)

This non-accredited course is aimed at supervisors, managers, team-leaders or HR personnel who are required to deliver practical skill or induction training and wish to develop their knowledge, skills and competence. They will learn how to do this through planning, design, delivery, assessment and evaluation.

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Dec

Manual Handling

WMC

Tuesday, 13 December 2022

09:30 AM - 01:00 PM (3 hours, 30 minutes)

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

Tue 13 Dec 2022

09:30 AM - 01:00 PM (3 hours, 30 minutes)

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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Thursday, 15 December 2022 - Friday, 20 January 2023

09:30 AM - 01:00 PM (6 weeks)

  • Online
  • €300.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 15 Dec 2022 - Fri 20 Jan 2023

09:30 AM - 01:00 PM (6 weeks)

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

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Dec

BiG* Bang Event

Galway

Monday, 19 December 2022

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Galway
  • Free

Mon 19 Dec 2022

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

Our BiG*BANG Event is back for 2022! Save the Date: Monday, December 19th, for this unmissable event!

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January 2023

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Jan

First Aid Responder

WMC

Wednesday, 25 January 2023 - Friday, 27 January 2023

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

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

Wed 25 Jan 2023 - Fri 27 Jan 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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Jan

Manual Handling Instructor

WMC

Tuesday, 31 January 2023 - Monday, 13 February 2023

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

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

Tue 31 Jan 2023 - Mon 13 Feb 2023

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 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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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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March 2023

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Mar

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

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

WMC

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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Jun

First Aid Responder Refresher

WMC

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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Jun

First Aid Responder

WMC

Wednesday, 28 June 2023 - Friday, 30 June 2023

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

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

Wed 28 Jun 2023 - Fri 30 Jun 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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July 2023

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Jul

First Aid Responder Refresher

WMC

Thursday, 6 July 2023 - Friday, 7 July 2023

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

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

Thu 6 Jul 2023 - Fri 7 Jul 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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Research Report Launch

New research highlights solutions to the challenges for people returning to work in the West Region – ‘Boosting Medtech, Manufacturing Engineers and Finance talent to drive Jobs Growth in the West Region’.

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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