COVID-19 UPDATE

Galway Executive Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders.

Galway Executive Skillnet management team are continuing to work and are available to discuss any queries that our businesses or trainees have regarding our scheduled training programmes and supports for businesses.

In support of this national effort, Galway Executive Skillnet has postponed all public classroom training courses until further notice.

We have a range of online programmes available and will be expanding this range in the coming days and weeks.

We are also available to discuss your queries about any other future programmes we offer to businesses within our local membership.

Our Network contact details are as follows:

Carl Blake Network Manager

carl.blake@icegroup.ie 

Alisha Callaghan Network Administrator

info@galwayexecutiveskillnet.com 

PHONE:

(091) 546 700

We would remind our stakeholders that the HSE website www.hse.ie is the authoritative source of information and advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 in Ireland.

We will keep this information updated in the coming weeks. Further information is also available on the Skillnet Ireland website at www.skillnetireland.ie

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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

Live online events

April 2020

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Apr

Microsoft Teams

Online

Monday, 6 April 2020

09:30 AM BST - 11:00 AM BST (1 hour, 30 minutes)

  • Online
  • Free

Mon 6 Apr 2020

09:30 AM BST - 11:00 AM BST (1 hour, 30 minutes)

Microsoft Teams is the ultimate tool for collaborating at work. Teams provides a simple and easy-to-use app that allows you to chat with your team via text, have a voice conversation, or a video meeting.

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7

Apr

PHECC Cardiac First Responder

WMC

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

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

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

Tue 7 Apr 2020

09:00 AM BST - 01:00 PM BST (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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Apr

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

09:30 AM BST - 12:30 PM BST (3 hours)

  • Online
  • Free

Tue 7 Apr 2020

09:30 AM BST - 12:30 PM BST (3 hours)

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Apr

Manual Handling

WMC

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

02:00 PM BST - 04:30 PM BST (2 hours, 30 minutes)

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

Tue 7 Apr 2020

02:00 PM BST - 04:30 PM BST (2 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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Apr

Digital Resilience

Online

Thursday, 9 April 2020

12:00 PM BST - 01:00 PM BST (1 hour)

  • Online
  • Free

Thu 9 Apr 2020

12:00 PM BST - 01:00 PM BST (1 hour)

This workshop will provide you with the tools & techniques to manage your digital environment to support you during these difficult times.

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Thursday, 9 April 2020

12:00 PM BST - 01:00 PM BST (1 hour)

  • Online
  • Free

Thu 9 Apr 2020

12:00 PM BST - 01:00 PM BST (1 hour)

This 90-minute webinar will provide participants with a benchmark of best practice in maintaining client relationships through effective methods of virtual communication and how maintaining a long-lasting relationship with clients can be fostered and nourished into the future.

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Friday, 10 April 2020

09:30 AM BST - 12:30 PM BST (3 hours)

  • Online
  • Free

Fri 10 Apr 2020

09:30 AM BST - 12:30 PM BST (3 hours)

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Tuesday, 14 April 2020

02:30 PM BST - 04:00 PM BST (1 hour, 30 minutes)

  • Online
  • Free

Tue 14 Apr 2020

02:30 PM BST - 04:00 PM BST (1 hour, 30 minutes)

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Apr

Thursday, 16 April 2020 - Thursday, 30 April 2020

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

  • WMC
  • €995.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 16 Apr 2020 - Thu 30 Apr 2020

09:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST (3 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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Apr

Abrasive Wheel Mounting

WMC

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

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

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

Tue 21 Apr 2020

09:00 AM BST - 01:00 PM BST (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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21

Apr

Manual Handling

WMC

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

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

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

Tue 21 Apr 2020

02:00 PM BST - 05:00 PM BST (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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May 2020

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May

Manual Handling

WMC

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

09:30 AM BST - 12:30 PM BST (3 hours)

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

Tue 5 May 2020

09:30 AM BST - 12:30 PM BST (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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May

Safety & Health at Work (QQI)

WMC

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 - Friday, 15 May 2020

09:30 AM BST - 04:00 PM BST (2 weeks)

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

Wed 6 May 2020 - Fri 15 May 2020

09:30 AM BST - 04:00 PM BST (2 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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21

May

PHECC Cardiac First Responder

WMC

Thursday, 21 May 2020

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

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

Thu 21 May 2020

09:00 AM BST - 01:00 PM BST (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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21

May

Manual Handling

WMC

Thursday, 21 May 2020

02:00 PM BST - 04:30 PM BST (2 hours, 30 minutes)

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

Thu 21 May 2020

02:00 PM BST - 04:30 PM BST (2 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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June 2020

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Jun

Abrasive Wheel Mounting

WMC

Thursday, 4 June 2020

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

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

Thu 4 Jun 2020

09:00 AM BST - 01:00 PM BST (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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Jun

Manual Handling

WMC

Thursday, 4 June 2020

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

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

Thu 4 Jun 2020

02:00 PM BST - 05:00 PM BST (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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Jun

Manual Handling

WMC

Saturday, 13 June 2020

09:30 AM BST - 12:30 PM BST (3 hours)

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

Sat 13 Jun 2020

09:30 AM BST - 12:30 PM BST (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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22

Jun

PHECC Cardiac First Responder

WMC

Monday, 22 June 2020

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

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

Mon 22 Jun 2020

09:00 AM BST - 01:00 PM BST (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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22

Jun

Manual Handling

WMC

Monday, 22 June 2020

02:00 PM BST - 04:30 PM BST (2 hours, 30 minutes)

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

Mon 22 Jun 2020

02:00 PM BST - 04:30 PM BST (2 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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Locations: Galway, Dublin, Limerick, Sligo, and Sydney.

Visit our website on www.icegroup.ie

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Tuesday, May 12th 2020
Clayton Hotel Galway

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BiG* Leaders Summit, sponsored by Western Management Centre, promises to be the best one yet, building on the success of previous years to secure David Meade as the Keynote Speaker.

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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

"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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