Employer Talent Development Supports

Employee training is now the number one priority for enterprise. A range of new and existing funding schemes are available to assist employers develop their talent teams to meet new job roles. Bespoke programmes and training courses can be delivered in partnership with local education and training providers on or off site to minimise disruption and maximise employee participation. More details on the broad range of enterprise funding supports can be accessed here

New Traineeship Engineering Courses
Responding to Regional Industry Skill Needs

Limerick and Clare Education & Training Board will launch two new traineeship precision engineering courses in Machine Tool Operations and Computer Aided Engineering (CNC) in February. Expertise in Precision engineering is highly sought after and these new courses include work-based learning in leading engineering companies, providing a practical pathway to employment or further education.Programme delivery combines hands-on workshop and classroom training with relevant industry based learning. Courses are free and participants may qualify for training allowances. Employers looking to participate in providing work placement can email [email protected] Additional information can be accessed by clicking here

Employer 2019 Upskilling Courses
Talent Development Critical For Competitiveness & Productivity

Quality educational provision is a key strength of the Mid-West Region.A range of part time and flexible learning programmes across disciplines will start in early 2019 at both further and higher education levels. Details on the various courses per provider can be accessed at the following links,
Mary Immaculate College Click here
Limerick Institute of Technology Click here
University of Limerick Click here
Tipperary ETB Click here
Limerick and Clare ETB Click here

National Skills Bulletin
Overview of The Irish Labour Market on Behalf of National Skills Council 

Produced by the Labour Market Research Unit (SLMRU) in Solas on behalf of the National Skills Council, this latest report provides an overview of the Irish labour market across occupational roles. With 2.19 million people now employed accessing the right talent is creating an extremely competitive labour market. The report can be read in full by clicking here

Registration Open
Digital Up-Skilling For Manufacturing Employees

‘Explore’ is a Government funded digital upskilling programme targeting older employees within the manufacturing sector. Participants are coached on and off site in core digital skills that will benefit them in utilising new processes. Industry 4.0 is driving continuous change with increased levels of automation and data analysis. Through the use of digital devices Explore will  help employees begin their digital journey in an engaging, interactive and informative manner. Employers looking for additional information or to register employees click here
Mid-West Career Information Events

  • January 12th, Flexible Learning Courses, University of Limerick Glucksman Library 9-3pm, www.studyatul.ie
  • January 19th, Engineering Open Day, Limerick Institute of Technology, 10-2pm.
  • February 15th, Inspirational Women in STEM, Millenium Theatre, LIT 10-1pm
  • March 7th, Limerick for Engineering Showcase, Shannon Airport 6-9pm www.limerickforengineering.ie
Springboard Higher Education Courses
Up to 90% Funding for Employees Looking to Upskill

Springboard courses are available regardless of employment status. Employees can avail of fully funded Springboard courses offered on a part time basis by the University of Limerick and Limerick Institute of Technology. Details on those courses scheduled to start in January 2019 can be found by clicking here
Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.
Mid West Regional Skills Forum
Assisting Companies Complete Employee Skill Needs

The Mid-West Regional Skills Forum is part of a nationwide network established by the Department of Education & Skills to provide a single point of contact for employers who wish to connect and work with the education and training system.If you are looking to upskill your employees the forum manager will assist in building relationships with education and training providers to facilitate course provision or new programme design to meet your companies future skill needs. Details on completing a company skills audit available here

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