South East Regional Skills NewsletterAugust 2020

Animation Sector in Focus
Kilkenny has become a centre for the Animation Sector thanks to Cartoon Saloon and Lighthouse Studios. As this sector grows these companies are seeking expressions of interest from persons interested in a career in animation. See here.

InsurTech Courses for Insurance Sector
New Data Science for Insurance & Financial Services courses co-developed by the Insurtech Network Centre (INC) and Institute of Technology, Carlow and Lifelong Learning Institute of Technology Carlow open for applications! See more here. The list of courses can be found here.

Help to provide a Better Apprenticeship System in Ireland
A consultation process is under way for a new Apprenticeship Action Plan to 2025. Feedback from SME’s, particularly those that are not currently engaged with apprenticeships, is sought. Can you take five minutes to answer six questions here

National Rollout Skills to Advance Leadership and Management Programme
Solas and ETB’s have developed highly subsidised Supervisory Management training as part of the Skills to Advance initiative.  Supervisory staff can undertake the Certificate or the  Diploma in Leadership and Management which aim to give employees the skills to lead and manage their teams. Programmes are delivered by ETB’s in your region.  Full details here.

Courses on Offer
A range of courses at all levels are on offer across the ETB’s, IOT’s, Skillnets, LEO’s and Enterprise Ireland. Search the key portals for the course you require here

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 8314729.

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