Training for mixed sectoral enterprises Nationally

Rural Enterprise Skillnet training programmes are specially designed to support enterprise-led training. Whether you need to up-skill or cross skill your new or existing staff, we have the resources to help you. Investment in training can add value and profitability to your businesses enterprise and attendance at our training events provides opportunities for information exchange with like-minded business.

Under the current model the network can offer 20-25% grant support towards the cost of training for sole traders or companies.

Rural Enterprise Skillnet Business Support

Tara Connaghan, OTL Construction in Donegal, outlines how upskilling has been invaluable to their business. Tara also took part in the Leading from Within programme, designed specifically for women in business.

Our Promoting Agency

Rural Enterprise Skillnet is promoted by MED Rural Development Company LTD

Upcoming Events

Climbing & Aerial Rescue 203-204

Next event: November 2023

Venue: TBC

Climbing & Aerial Rescue (203/204)..

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Employment Law Update

Next event: TBC 2024

Venue: Online

This course will provide an overview of updated employment law issues arising in a workplace. Participants will acquire a high level guide of the righ..

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Time Management

Next event: February 2024

Venue: Zoom Online

Modern life is busy. With so many distractions and demands on our attention, wasting time is easy to do. That’s why improving time management skills..

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Employee Engagement and Retention

Next event: 25 January 2024

Venue: Zoom Online

Engagement is a heightened emotional connection that an employee feels for his/her organisation, which influences them to put in greater effort. Highe..

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The Returning to Work with Covid-19 online course is a lifesaver and the information provided will be our bible as we move forward. Very good training, detailed and well-presented – thank you

Managing Director

Large Retail Business

Abbey Tree Services - The instructors and course materials that came with Rural Enterprise Skillnet’s training in chainsaw, pruning, pole- saw and tree felling training, helped us establish best practice in our company. Moreover, it allowed us to develop an effective system to upskill our team who are now more motivated than ever.

Mark O Connor

Abbey Tree Services

This has helped our company save time and make informed decisions which impacts our ability to deliver a better service to our customers.

Shane McKiernan

Director: SMK Forestry Ltd