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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.

BiG* Leaders Summit 2019

We are Galway Executive Skillnet and we believe that while Galway is recognised as ‘the place to live in Ireland’ we need to ensure that it is ‘the place to work in Ireland’. To achieve this aim we need strong successful businesses, with strong successful teams, managers and leaders.

If you believe that BiG* contributes to your success – this is the event for you.

Our Keynote Speakers

Damian Browne

Petal Pilley

Paul Healy

Sinead Heneghan

Felim McDonnell

Our Promoting Agency

Award-winning Recruitment, Training & HR Services Group.
With offices in Galway, Dublin, Limerick and Sligo, we provide national and international services across a wide variety of sectors.

Training Programmes

August 2019

Safe Pass

Galway

27 Aug

From €135.00

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

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

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

Tue 27 Aug 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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September 2019

2 Sep - 3 Sep

From €350.00

Monday, 2 September 2019 - Tuesday, 3 September 2019

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

  • Galway
  • €350.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 2 Sep 2019 - Tue 3 Sep 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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2 Sep

From €200.00

Monday, 2 September 2019

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

  • Galway
  • €200.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 2 Sep 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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2 Sep - 16 Sep

From €650.00

Monday, 2 September 2019 - Monday, 16 September 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (3 weeks)

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

Mon 2 Sep 2019 - Mon 16 Sep 2019

09:30 AM - 04:00 PM (3 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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2 Sep - 30 Sep

From €650.00

Monday, 2 September 2019 - Monday, 30 September 2019

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

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

Mon 2 Sep 2019 - Mon 30 Sep 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

Galway

3 Sep

From €135.00

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

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

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

Tue 3 Sep 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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3 Sep - 13 Sep

From €750.00

Tuesday, 3 September 2019 - Friday, 13 September 2019

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

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

Tue 3 Sep 2019 - Fri 13 Sep 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (2 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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5 Sep - 9 Sep

From €270.00

Thursday, 5 September 2019 - Monday, 9 September 2019

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

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

Thu 5 Sep 2019 - Mon 9 Sep 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 Sep

From €80.00

Saturday, 7 September 2019

09:30 AM - 12:00 PM (2 hours, 30 minutes)

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

Sat 7 Sep 2019

09:30 AM - 12:00 PM (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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7 Sep

From €100.00

Saturday, 7 September 2019

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

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

Sat 7 Sep 2019

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

On completion of this course participants will possess the knowledge, skills and techniques to carry out people moving and handling activities in a safe manner both for themselves and the person in accordance with good manual handling techniques.The course also trains participants in how to correctly use relevant people handling equipment.

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Safe Pass

Galway

10 Sep

From €135.00

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

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

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

Tue 10 Sep 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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BiG Leaders Summit

The Ardilaun Hotel

10 Sep

From €75.00

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

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

  • The Ardilaun Hotel
  • Early Bird Discount up to August 30th €75.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt
  • €100.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Tue 10 Sep 2019

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

Our second ever BIG* Leaders Summit is the flagship event in Galway this year. It is for business leaders – those who want to develop the next generation of managers and leaders to ensure your future success in this era of unprecedented change.

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12 Sep - 13 Sep

From €175.00

Thursday, 12 September 2019 - Friday, 13 September 2019

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

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

Thu 12 Sep 2019 - Fri 13 Sep 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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16 Sep - 17 Sep

From €350.00

Monday, 16 September 2019 - Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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

  • Galway
  • €350.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 16 Sep 2019 - Tue 17 Sep 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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16 Sep

From €200.00

Monday, 16 September 2019

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

  • Galway
  • €200.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 16 Sep 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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16 Sep - 30 Sep

From €750.00

Monday, 16 September 2019 - Monday, 30 September 2019

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

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

Mon 16 Sep 2019 - Mon 30 Sep 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (3 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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Monday, 16 September 2019 - Monday, 2 December 2019

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM (12 weeks)

  • Galway
  • €630.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 16 Sep 2019 - Mon 2 Dec 2019

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM (12 weeks)

The programme is open to all learners however they should ideally be working or involved in a business-related activity though not necessarily in a management or supervisory role. The programme is ideal for a learner who has recently been promoted into a management role, or aspires to be promoted, and now needs to complement and enhance their work experience with a relevant qualifications.

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16 Sep - 6 Apr

From €1,500.00

Monday, 16 September 2019 - Monday, 6 April 2020

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM (30 weeks)

  • Galway
  • €1,500.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 16 Sep 2019 - Mon 6 Apr 2020

06:30 PM - 09:30 PM (30 weeks)

The Diploma in Accounting and Business Qualification is part of both the ACCA Foundation in Accountancy (FIA) Suite of Awards and the ACCA Professional Qualification. No previous academic or accountancy qualifications are required however some basic understanding of accounting principles and/or some experience in an accounting environment is desirable. The course is equivalent to the first year of a degree.

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Monday, 16 September 2019 - Monday, 2 December 2019

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM (12 weeks)

  • Galway
  • €1,650.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 16 Sep 2019 - Mon 2 Dec 2019

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM (12 weeks)

The course is essential for anyone working in production and inventory management, operations, supply chain management, procurement, material management and purchasing. It is also of benefits to participants outside these departments including process engineers, financial analysts, customer service personnel or anyone involved in the supply chain as it provides an overall understanding of how organisations function.

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Monday, 16 September 2019 - Monday, 24 February 2020

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM (24 weeks)

  • Galway
  • €1,950.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Mon 16 Sep 2019 - Mon 24 Feb 2020

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM (24 weeks)

APICS - CPIM - Part 2: The course is essential for anyone working in production and inventory management, operations, supply chain management, procurement, material management and purchasing. It is also of benefits to participants outside these departments including process engineers, financial analysts, customer service personnel or anyone involved in the supply chain as it provides an overall understanding of how organisations function.

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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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