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Skills and Training News from the South East


Skills & Training News

November 2021




Skills for Zero Carbon Identified 
A new report, Skills for Zero Carbon: The Demand for Renewable Energy, Residential Retrofit and Electric Vehicle Deployment Skills to 2030, by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs identifies the nature and quantifies the scale of the skills needs of enterprises supporting the transition to a zero carbon economy in the coming years. Full report here.

Commis Chef Apprenticeship Starting
Both Kilkenny Carlow ETB and Tipperary ETB are offering the Commis Chef apprenticeship in the South East region. With new culinary training facilities and expert staff apprentices attend college for two days per week and are with their employer for the remainder of the week. See details here

Explore Programme delivering digital skills for manufacturing
The ‘EXPLORE’ programme is now available for manufacturing companies to help staff who are over 35 years of age, who would like to improve their digital skills as well as build new skills in teamwork and communications. More details here.

ICT Sector in the South East Profiled
The ICT sector includes a range of dedicated ICT companies employing an estimated 6,200 staff. Furthermore, most medium to large employers (>50 employees) have dedicated ICT staff managing the company’s ICT requirements internally. The SERSF has compiled the following sectoral profile. More here

Upcoming Courses
There are still places available across the region aimed at upskilling and reskilling staff. See what's on offer here.

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Edmond Connolly
Edmond Connolly is the South East Regional Skills Forum Manager. If you need any support or guidance in terms of your industry’s skills needs contact Edmond at [email protected]  or 087 831 4729.

What We Do.......
SERSF is a single contact point in the region to help employers connect with the education and training system (Further & Higher Education providers) and create greater collaboration and utilise the resources available to enhancement our regional skills. 

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