Food Drink Ireland Skillnet - Training Courses

Below is a list of our upcoming courses with a detailed course outline. Please check regularly for updates as new courses are added. Alternatively, contact us to be added to our mailing list to receive regular updates on our upcoming courses.

The Food Drink Ireland Skillnet courses are optimised to suit the needs of those working in the Food and Drink Industry to facilitate companies to upskill their employees. For more information on the courses currently on offer by our networks check out our brochure.

If you would like to avail of the discounted training price you can join for free or if you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact us

Employee Activation
Food Drink Ireland Skillnet focusses on supporting those in employment within the Food and Drink Industry. A number of other Skillnet Networks participate in the Skillnet Ireland Employment Activation programme. This initiative is designed exclusively for unemployed people and includes free training in skills in demand by companies combined with direct access to employers through meaningful work placements. For further information on Skillnet Networks offering free training programmes for those seeking employment, subject to eligibility criteria, see the Skillnet Ireland website

Management Development
Enhancing management capacity, particularly in SMEs, is a national policy imperative and a major priority for Skillnet Ireland and it’s Learning Networks.
The suite of Skillnet Ireland Management Development Programmes are available to help business owners and managers improve business performance and enable businesses achieve better results. Click here for more information.

Food and Drink Industry skills

Date(s) / Location
Course / Audience
Normal cost per employee
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee
Places remaining
September 2019 - May 2020

TBC
Postgraduate Certificate in Regulatory Affairs
Audience: Those working in technical areas such as quality, food safety, regulatory affairs or R&D who keen to have the knowledge and skills to understand food regulations.

Further information:
Date(s): September 2019 - May 2020
Location: TBC
Normal cost per employee: €3,500.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €1,750.00
Places remaining: 15 places

Graduate / Management Development

Date(s) / Location
Course / Audience
Normal cost per employee
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee
Places remaining
September 2019

Dublin
12-Day Graduate and Executive Development Programme for Professionals in the Food and Drink Sector
Audience: High potential executives or graduates new to your business.

Further information:
Date(s): September 2019
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €3,200.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €1,500.00
Places remaining: 25 places

IT Skills

Date(s) / Location
Course / Audience
Normal cost per employee
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee
Places remaining
22nd May 2019

TBC
Microsoft Office Excel - Intermediate
Audience: Intermediate level is for those who have completed an introductory course and use excel on a daily basis

Further information:
Date(s): 22nd May 2019
Location: TBC
Normal cost per employee: €249.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €110.00
Places remaining: 10 places
11th June 2019

TBC
Microsoft Office Excel - Advanced
Audience: Advanced Level is for those who have a proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and wish to learn the advanced features

Further information:
Date(s): 11th June 2019
Location: TBC
Normal cost per employee: €249.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €110.00
Places remaining: 10 places

Lean Six Sigma

Date(s) / Location
Course / Audience
Normal cost per employee
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee
Places remaining
TBC

TBC
Lean Six Sigma - 5 Day Green Belt Programme
Audience: Employees with responsibility for managing Lean Projects

Further information:
Date(s): TBC
Location: TBC
Normal cost per employee: €2,685.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €1,345.00
Places remaining: 9 places
TBC

Dublin
Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt
Audience: Any employee intending to work in LSS projects. Those who wish to progress to LSS Green or Black Belt levels

Further information:
Date(s): TBC
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €790.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €425.00
Places remaining: 10 places

People management

Date(s) / Location
Course / Audience
Normal cost per employee
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee
Places remaining
10th September, 8th October, 5th November

Dublin
Leadership Skills for Supervisors - 3 day programme
Audience: Team Leads and Supervisors who manage small teams in the Food and Drink sector and are looking to develop their people management skills

Further information:
Date(s): 10th September, 8th October, 5th November
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €720.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €400.00
Places remaining: 12 places
11th and 18th September 2019

TBC
Introduction to Leadership Skills - Taking the Lead
Audience: Existing Team Leaders and Supervisors who manage small teams in the Food and Drink sector and are looking to develop their people management skills.

Further information:
Date(s): 11th and 18th September 2019
Location: TBC
Normal cost per employee: €495.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €275.00
Places remaining: 12 places
17th September, 15th October, 12th November

Dublin
Leadership Skills for Managers in the Food and Drink Sector
Audience: Managers in the Food and Drink sector or those aspiring to develop their personal and team effectiveness in this critical role.

Further information:
Date(s): 17th September, 15th October, 12th November
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €720.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €400.00
Places remaining: 12 places
TBC

TBC
Managing Discipline
Audience:

Further information:
Date(s): TBC
Location: TBC
Normal cost per employee: €295.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €160.00
Places remaining: 10 places

Sales and Marketing

Date(s) / Location
Course / Audience
Normal cost per employee
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee
Places remaining
15th May, 29th June and 12th June

Dublin
World class practices in National Account Management - 3 Day programme
Audience: National Account Managers who want to understand how to be world class at commercial selling and managing relationships with buyers in multiples. Marketers and Trade Marketing Managers who wish to better understand how to assist the NAM function in delivering superb in trade execution.

Further information:
Date(s): 15th May, 29th June and 12th June
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €900.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €500.00
Places remaining: Booked out
12 Day Course starting September 2019

Dublin
Diploma in Global Sales for the Food and Drink Sector
Audience: Commercial teams and sales professionals in the food and drink sector with responsibility for market growth on an International basis.

Further information:
Date(s): 12 Day Course starting September 2019
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €5,500.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €270.00
Places remaining: 15 places
4th Sept, 18th Oct, 2nd Oct 2019

Dublin
World class practices in National Account Management - 3 Day programme
Audience: National Account Managers looking to improve performance in selling to multiples

Further information:
Date(s): 4th Sept, 18th Oct, 2nd Oct 2019
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €900.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €500.00
Places remaining: 8 places

Soft skills

Date(s) / Location
Course / Audience
Normal cost per employee
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee
Places remaining
2nd September 2019

Dublin
Presentation Skills - 1 Day Workshop
Audience: Employees whose role requires them to prepare and deliver presentations to both internal and external audiences

Further information:
Date(s): 2nd September 2019
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €395.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €200.00
Places remaining: 7 places
5th September 2019

Dublin
Time Management
Audience: Anybody who finds that there are not enough hours in the day to achieve their goals.

Further information:
Date(s): 5th September 2019
Location: Dublin
Normal cost per employee: €350.00
FDI Skillnet members cost per employee: €140.00
Places remaining: 9 places
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