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Membership of Midland Border East Skillnet:

Midland Border East Skillnet is a regional, multi sector learning network for companies of all sizes in the Midland, Border and East regions Whilst our key focus is on the needs of member companies, we also offer a small number of fully-funded programmes for jobseekers, subject to eligibility criteria and places being available on the programme.

There is no cost for membership of the Midland Border East Skillnet. As the Midland Border East Skillnet is a multi sectoral national network – membership is open to private sector companies based in Ireland. We just require that you complete & return the attached member company form. Midland Border East Skillnet Membership Form

We offer a number of FREE places to those who are unemployed and seeking to increase their employment prospects through our EAP (Employment Activation Programme) If you are currently unemployed, you may be eligible to attend one of our training programmes , which Midland Border East Skillnet are currently running in the Midland region. This training under our EAP programme is fulling funded and will have no impact on your social welfare payments or benefits (for those who are in receipt of such payments). Check eligibility criteria below.

Several other Skillnet Networks participate in the Skillnet Ireland Employment Activation programme. This initiative is designed exclusively for unemployed people and includes free training in skills in demand by companies combined with direct access to employers through meaningful work placements. For information on other Skillnet Networks offering free training programmes for those seeking employment, see the Skillnet Ireland website or the Eligibility Criteria details here.

Skillnet Ireland Management Development Management Programmes

Enhancing management capacity, particularly in SMEs, is a national policy imperative and a major priority for Skillnet Ireland and our networks. The suite of Skillnet Ireland Management Development Management Programmes are available to help business owners and managers improve business performance and enable businesses achieve better results. Click here for more information.

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Management Development

Enhancing management capacity, particularly in SMEs, is key priority for all Skillnet Ireland networks. In addition to the programmes our network delivers, Skillnet Ireland has a suite of Management Development Programmes available to help business owners and managers improve business performance and enable businesses achieve better results. Click here for more information on the Skillnet Ireland website.

Employment Activation Programmes

Whilst the key focus of Midland Border East Skillnet is primarily on the needs of member companies, we also offer a number of fully-funded programmes for jobseekers and does we are looking to get back into the workforce, subject to eligibility criteria and places being available on the programme.

If you are currently unemployed, you may be eligible to attend training with Midland Border East Skillnet with no change or impact on your social welfare payments or benefits (for those who are in receipt of such payments). Click eligibility criteria for more details.

Midland Border East Skillnet currently offer training in the following areas:

  • Care Skills
  • Ground Operative Training
  • Childcare
  • Static and Guarding Level 4
  • Customer Service
  • Warehouse and Logistics
  • Housekeeping and Front of house

These courses are subject to eligibility criteria and number of participants per course. Please contact Midland Border East Skillnet for more information.

For information on other Skillnet Networks offering free training programmes for those seeking employment see the Skillnet Ireland Website.

Testimonials

“We have always worked with Midland Border East Skillnet when it comes to training new staff members or upskilling our existing employees.

“Midland Border East Skillnet have worked closely with us in funding and developing our Irish Management Institute (IMI) accredited Management Development Programmes, as both Certificate and Diploma levels, and all participants benefit greatly from these training programmes.”
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Niall Carolan

GMROl

“I have found the team at Midland Border East Skillnet to be both professional and efficient in all aspects of their work. ”

They are every supportive and empowering, allowing our organisation to excel at the things we do best, secure in the knowledge we have their support and guidance every step of the way.”
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Brendan Doyle

Monaghan Hire

“Working with Midland Bord East Skillnet has allowed our business to streamline our training and upskilling needs to one single entity. ”

This improved efficiencies across our business units, allowing us to gain maximum capacity and funding towards our training and upskilling needs.”
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Pat Cahill

Bord na Mona