The benefits of your
company joining MBE Skillnet

Why Join

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.

We also offer a limited number of FREE places to those who are unemployed and seeking to increase their employment prospects through up-skilling in relevant training. If you are currently unemployed, you may be eligible to attend training with Midland Border East Skillnet with no charge or impact on your social welfare payments or benefits (for those who are in receipt of such payments).

Who can join?

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.

See the Skillnet Ireland website or the Eligibility Criteria details here.

How can I join?

We just require that you complete & return the member company application form which you can download below.


“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

Chadwicks Group

“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

Newbaze Nutrition Ireland

“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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Ciaran Butler

Bord na Mona