Skills to Advance

Further Education & Training

What is Skills to Advance?

Skills to Advance is an initiative which aims to equip employees with the skills they need to progress in their current role or to adapt to the changing job market. It provides certified, part-time training opportunities for employees to upskill or reskill.

Working closely with small and medium-sized enterprises, Skills to Advance helps employers identify skills needs and invest in their workforce by providing heavily subsidised education and training to eligible staff.


Skills to Advance Training Supports

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Information for Employers

Skills to Advance can help employers identify their employees’ skills needs and adapt to market changes. We offer subsidised upskilling and reskilling options for employees, creating a straightforward way to help increase company productivity and competitiveness in a fast-changing business sector.

Skills to Advance provides workforce training opportunities which:

  • Are flexible to fit around business hours and work schedules.
  • Develop skills relevant to a company’s business needs.
  • Respond to the changing nature of jobs and skills.

Information for Employees

Skills to Advance has opportunities for anyone in employment to upskill or reskill, particularly if your skills level are below level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications and/or if they are:

  • Currently working in a lower-skilled job or
  • Aged 50+ or
  • Currently working in a job that is experiencing significant change

For further information


Skills to Advance

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Contact: Linda Ennis
Tel: 086 067 9510
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Contact: Ann Gallagher 
Tel: 086 787 0854 
Email: [email protected] 

Contact: Aoife McDaid
Tel: 086 0357 568
Email: [email protected]