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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

September 2019

Safe Pass

Galway

17 Sep

From €135.00

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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

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

Tue 17 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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17 Sep - 24 Sep

From €375.00

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 - Tuesday, 24 September 2019

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

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

Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Tue 24 Sep 2019

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

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

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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - Wednesday, 4 December 2019

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

  • Galway
  • €635.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Wed 4 Dec 2019

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

The course is designed to equip participants with knowledge of the key aspects of employment law and an appreciation of how employment law principles work in practice. In also provides an in-depth understanding of the statutory framework which regulates the employer/employee relationship.

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19 Sep

From €100.00

Thursday, 19 September 2019

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

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

Thu 19 Sep 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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19 Sep - 23 Sep

From €270.00

Thursday, 19 September 2019 - Monday, 23 September 2019

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

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

Thu 19 Sep 2019 - Mon 23 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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19 Sep

From €80.00

Thursday, 19 September 2019

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

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

Thu 19 Sep 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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20 Sep - 17 Oct

From €750.00

Friday, 20 September 2019 - Thursday, 17 October 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (4 weeks)

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

Fri 20 Sep 2019 - Thu 17 Oct 2019

09:30 AM - 04:30 PM (4 weeks)

The course is designed to equip the learner with knowledge, skills and competence in the theory, principles and best practices of project management. The learner will be provided with the fundamental skills required to adopt a structured approach to project management which can be applied to almost any project management situation across industry and business.

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Safe Pass

Galway

24 Sep

From €135.00

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

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

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

Tue 24 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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26 Sep - 30 Sep

From €270.00

Thursday, 26 September 2019 - Monday, 30 September 2019

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

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

Thu 26 Sep 2019 - Mon 30 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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30 Sep

From €80.00

Monday, 30 September 2019

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

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

Mon 30 Sep 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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30 Sep

From €80.00

Monday, 30 September 2019

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

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

Mon 30 Sep 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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October 2019

Safe Pass

Galway

1 Oct

From €135.00

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

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

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

Tue 1 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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3 Oct - 4 Oct

From €175.00

Thursday, 3 October 2019 - Friday, 4 October 2019

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

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

Thu 3 Oct 2019 - Fri 4 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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3 Oct

From €195.00

Thursday, 3 October 2019

09:30 AM - 03:30 PM (1 day)

  • €195.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 3 Oct 2019

09:30 AM - 03:30 PM (1 day)

The Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the General Applications 2007 requires that all hazards in a workplace be identified, risk assessed and that adequate precautions be introduced. Ergonomics is a method of fitting a work area to the worker. The purpose is to reduce the amount of strain put on the body and eliminate visual and musculoskeletal stress and damage. Employers are required to analyze VDU workstations and the general work environment paying particular attention to eyesight, physical difficulties and mental stress and to introduce measures to control any risks identified.

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Safe Pass

Galway

8 Oct

From €135.00

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

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

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

Tue 8 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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10 Oct - 18 Oct

From €100.00

Thursday, 10 October 2019 - Friday, 18 October 2019

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

  • €100.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

Thu 10 Oct 2019 - Fri 18 Oct 2019

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

The course trains participants to act in the capacity of a Fire Warden/Fire Marshal in a place of work. It reviews the actions to be taken by a Fire Warden in the event of a fire or emergency situation.

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Safe Pass

Galway

15 Oct

From €135.00

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

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

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

Tue 15 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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17 Oct - 21 Oct

From €270.00

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - Monday, 21 October 2019

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

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

Thu 17 Oct 2019 - Mon 21 Oct 2019

09:00 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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17 Oct

From €80.00

Thursday, 17 October 2019

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

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

Thu 17 Oct 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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17 Oct

From €100.00

Thursday, 17 October 2019

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

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

Thu 17 Oct 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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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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