Skills Newsletter January 2019. This feature illustrates some updates from the end of year 2018 and sets the scene for upcoming priorities for 2019 that we encourage all our company contacts to engage with us to meeting your skills needs.
We look forward to working with you in the year ahead.  

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Dublin Regional Skills in planning our priorities for 2019 and is looking to your company to complete a skills audit to inform regional needs.


DRSF New Chair officiates December18 Meeting

Another DRSF informative and engaging meeting to end 2018 that saw our new chair Siobhan O’Shea (Director CPL & Board Member Dublin Chamber) officiate while hosted in IDA offices. External presentations from Dublin City Council, Mary MacSweeny that offered the draft outcomes from the recent Apprenticeship Summit and also Solas Director, Dr Mary Liz Trant who presented the Pathways to Apprenticeship report.
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Explore Initative 2019 – Target Manufacturing Companies

Digital Life Long Learning and Up-Skilling For Manufacturing Employees
‘Explore’ is a Government funded digital upskilling programme targeting employees within the manufacturing sector. Participants are coached on and off site in core digital skills that will benefit them in utilising new processes.
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Apprenticeship Summit Outcomes – DCC & Regional Skills

Dublin City Council and the Dublin Regional Skills Forum Outcomes from our recent Apprenticeship Summit now published. This event brought together leading policy makers, lobby groups, employee representatives, businesses and educators to share ideas on the current status and future development of apprenticeships in the city.
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Educational Provider – DDLETB & Grafton

Grafton Merchanting ROI has announced that 20 trainees – 17 men and three women – have been accepted onto Ireland’s first builders’ merchants sales traineeship programme. The QQI accredited programme, run by Grafton Merchanting ROI in conjunction with the Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board (DDLETB).
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Minister for Higher Education welcomes establishment of TU Dublin


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Ministers announce call for applications to Higher Education Strategic Infrastructure Fund


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Orgin8 & NCAD
Business Case Study



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National Skills Bulletin 2018


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FTAI Annual Seminar 5th March 2019
Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield


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Digital Transformation: Assessing the Impact of Digitalisation on Ireland’s Workforce


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