Employment Activation Initiative
The Employment Activation initiative is aimed solely at those seeking employment and includes free training in skills in demand by companies combined with direct access to employers through meaningful work placements
I am a Job Seeker
Waterford Chamber Skillnet supports the workforce development needs of businesses within the Waterford region. We offer a small number/selection of industry-led and fully funded programmes for people who are not in employment, subject to eligibility criteria and the availability of places. If you are currently not in employment and wish to upskill or reskill, click here for details of Skills Connect training for people seeking employment
As a person seeking employment, our programmes offer participants:
- Upskilling and cross skilling within a person’s area of interest or entry to new sectors.
- Industry/Certified programmes
- Expert training providers
- Access to relevant expert trainers
- Certification necessary to enable employability
- Networking and increased confidence.
Further details of Skills Connect and the eligibility criteria can be found on the Skillnet Ireland website
If you are unemployed and fulfil the Skillnets definition of a job-seeker you can attend Skillnets courses at no cost
Look at eligibility criteria and funding to find out more. https://www.skillnetireland.ie/about/developing-your-skills/developing-irelands-future-workforce/
By training with a Skillnets network, you will be able to access training that is directly relevant to industry needs but there is an added advantage of networking opportunities with other Jobseekers in your chosen sector and/or region.