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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

October 2019

Safe Pass

Galway

22 Oct

From €135.00

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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

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

Tue 22 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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24 Oct - 25 Oct

From €175.00

Thursday, 24 October 2019 - Friday, 25 October 2019

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

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

Thu 24 Oct 2019 - Fri 25 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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November 2019

7 Nov - 11 Nov

From €270.00

Thursday, 7 November 2019 - Monday, 11 November 2019

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

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

Thu 7 Nov 2019 - Mon 11 Nov 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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11 Nov

From €80.00

Monday, 11 November 2019

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

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

Mon 11 Nov 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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11 Nov

From €80.00

Monday, 11 November 2019

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

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

Mon 11 Nov 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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14 Nov - 15 Nov

From €175.00

Thursday, 14 November 2019 - Friday, 15 November 2019

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

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

Thu 14 Nov 2019 - Fri 15 Nov 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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23 Nov

From €80.00

Saturday, 23 November 2019

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

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

Sat 23 Nov 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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23 Nov

From €100.00

Saturday, 23 November 2019

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

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

Sat 23 Nov 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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28 Nov - 2 Dec

From €270.00

Thursday, 28 November 2019 - Monday, 2 December 2019

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

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

Thu 28 Nov 2019 - Mon 2 Dec 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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December 2019

5 Dec - 6 Dec

From €175.00

Thursday, 5 December 2019 - Friday, 6 December 2019

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

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

Thu 5 Dec 2019 - Fri 6 Dec 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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9 Dec

From €80.00

Monday, 9 December 2019

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

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

Mon 9 Dec 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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9 Dec

From €100.00

Monday, 9 December 2019

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

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

Mon 9 Dec 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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12 Dec - 16 Dec

From €270.00

Thursday, 12 December 2019 - Monday, 16 December 2019

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

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

Thu 12 Dec 2019 - Mon 16 Dec 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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17 Dec

From €80.00

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

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

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

Tue 17 Dec 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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17 Dec

From €80.00

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

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

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

Tue 17 Dec 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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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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