Saturday April 4, 2020

How upskilling Ireland’s workforce helps our SMEs

According to Skillnet Ireland’s annual report, 56,182 people undertook training in 2018. That’s almost 7,000 more than in 2017

25th August, 2019
Brendan McGinty, chairperson of Skillnet Ireland, with chief executive Paul Healy at the launch of the annual report 2018

The number of people participating in training and upskilling programmes through Skillnet Ireland increased in 2018, as the country experienced record employment levels. The national agency also introduced several new third-level courses to assist with skills shortages in industries such as IT.

According to Skillnet Ireland’s annual report, 56,182 people undertook training in 2018. That’s almost 7,000 more than in 2017, representing a 12 per cent increase in the numbers participating in upskilling and training programmes.

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