An Investment In Your FutureGalway Executive Skillnet
Skills Connect helps workers rapidly reskill and adapt to a changing business landscape. Learn more about our courses below.
Connecting Ireland’s Businesses to Highly Skilled Talent
Galway Executive Skillnet supports the workforce development needs of businesses within the Galway Region.
We offer a small number/selection of industry-led and fully funded programmes for people who are not in employment, subject to eligibility criteria and the availability of places. If you are currently not in employment and wish to upskill or reskill, please take a look at the programmes below.
Further details of Skills Connect and the eligibility criteria can be found on the Skillnet Ireland website.
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MedTech Operator ProgrammeGalway Executive Skillnet
A SkillsConnect programme aimed at improving jobseekers prospects of succeeding in the Medical Device industry.
Are you looking to build a new career in MedTech Manufacturing?
With manufacturing a key part of the economy in Galway, and an essential service for the country moving forward, over the 15 weeks of this programme and a 4-week work placement, participants will gain valuable experience in:
- Quality Standards and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
- Cleanroom Operations
- Packaging and Labelling
- Infection Prevention & Control
- Career Guidance and Work Placement
CareerMAP 4.0Are you ready to Return to Employment but unsure where to start?
CareerMAP 4.0 specifically targets people interesting in returning to sectors including Medtech, Financial and Manufacturing Engineering fields.
This programme is a Galway Executive Skillnet initiative. If you have taken time out from employment and want to return, then this is the programme for you. The CareerMAP 4.0 programme is an integrated pathway to re-engage you with Employers within key local Industries. We use three key milestones to MAP participants journey to employment.
These milestones include career assessment and development, professional skills development and direct industry engagement. By taking a blended learning approach this programme will be able to offer flexible training delivery.
Hospitality Restart Programme
Hospitality is at the core of our Irish brand internationally and a key component of our economy. According to a PWC report in March 2020, the hospitality industry is worth over €7.6bn and employs over 180,000 people. Hospitality is more than just restaurants or bars and includes a much broader sector of people in accommodation, tourism, travel and recreation services.
The Hospitality Restart programme is an opportunity for participants to re-position themselves and re-engage with suitable employment opportunities. The core of the programme is career assessment and development, professional skills development and direct industry engagement. By taking a blended learning approach this programme will be able to offer flexible training delivery.
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