Upskilling and Re-skilling Subsidised Staff Training – Dublin City Council

Tue Apr 20 2021

The Skills to Advance initiative from City of Dublin Education and Training Board, aims to equip employees with the skills to progress in their current role or to adapt to the changing job market. It’s a national initiative which provides upskilling and reskilling opportunities to employees in sectors currently undergoing change.

Working closely with small and medium-sized enterprises, Skills to Advance helps employers identify skills needs and invest in their workforce by providing subsidised education and training to staff.

Some examples of forthcoming course titles include:

  • Digital Marketing (QQI Level 5) – Fully subsidised
  • Customer Service (QQI Level 5) – Fully subsidised
  • Human Resources (QQI Level 5) – Fully subsidised
  • ILM (Leadership and Management Level 6) – 70% subsidised
  • ICDL (International Computer Licence) – Fully subsidised

”Skills To Advance Aims to Equip Employees With the Skills to Progress in their Current Job”

All of the Skills to Advance courses are scheduled according to demand. For example, the QQI level 5 and 6 modules are usually scheduled over 12 to 16 weeks with 3 to 4 hours per week of live on-line classes with additional independent learning and coursework required.  An ILM certificate in Leadership and Management programme will be scheduled over approximately 16 weeks with 4 hours of live on-line classes with additional independent learning and coursework required.

For further information on this educational programme, please email Brenda O’Mara, Employer Engagement Unit, City of Dublin ETB brenda.omara@cdetb.ie/ Phone: (01) 8322835


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