South East Regional Skills Forum ‘Open For Business’ To Help Employers

Representatives from the recently-established South East Regional Skills Forum (SERSF) have held their first meeting with Minister of State with responsibility for Training and Skills, John Halligan TD.   The event, at Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny, provided an opportunity for the SERSF to brief the Minister on the objectives of the Forum and its […]

Skillnets calls on Offaly people to participate in public consultation on Statement of Strategy 2016-2019

Developing the skills of businesses and strengthening economic growth continued to be key priorities for Skillnets at the launch of the public consultation for its Statement of Strategy 2016-2019 this week. Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting training networks is asking the people of Offaly to input into their new strategy, which […]

Construction SME Skillnet to address skills shortages by providing more training options for SMEs

As the skills shortage within the construction industry increases, the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and Skillnets – a Department of Education initiative- have joined forces to develop a programme aimed specifically at SMEs that will deliver more industry focused training where the need is greatest.  The roll out of these new training programmes will initially […]

Free Training for Jobseekers with the Irish Travel Agents Association

Jobseekers in search of a career in the Irish Travel Industry are invited to apply for Free Training with The Travel Professionals Skillnet and Irish Travel Agents Association.   The Travel Professionals Essential Skills Programme runs once every year and this year, applications must be in beforeThursday 12th February. The programme will begin on Monday […]

Free Training for Jobseekers with the Irish Travel Agents Association

The Irish Travel Agents Association has announced that they have allocated a number of positions on their upcoming Travel Professionals Essential Skills Programme for jobseekers. The programme will begin on the 21st April, with twenty days of training and twenty days of work experience within a member company.  In previous years participants have found that their […]

Job Seekers – Exciting Career Opportunities in Tourism

The Travel Professionals Skillnet is currently recruiting 12 Job Seekers who are ready and eager to develop their careers in the travel industry, through the Travel Professionals Essential Skills Programme 2013.   We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to pursue a career in one of the most exciting industries, tourism.   The Travel Professionals […]

Does Your Tourism Business Need A Boost?

Offaly Local Development Company is organising a training programme for Tourism Providers in County Offaly. The training is focusing on customers – knowing what they want and meeting their needs and of course making a profit by running a more effective and efficient tourism business. Programme content will include; marketing your business/destination, customer service, presenting […]