Skillnets, the national training and upskilling body, announced details today (28.01.13) of a new training fund aimed at private sector companies. The €500,000 fund is open for applications until 30th April 2013.Groups of companies must join together to form a network to apply for funding. Networks hoping to receive funding under the new round must complete an online registration form by 31st March before then submitting a complete application by the 30th April deadline.

Skillnets currently funds and facilitates training through 55 networks of companies in a range of sectors and regions. Each network delivers training relevant to the needs of specific industries and member companies.

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