Skills To Advance (STA)

The Enterprise Engagement Team support enterprises and employers of all sizes to upskill and reskill their workforce

Through Skills to Advance (STA) we offer a wide range of up-skilling and re-skilling opportunities to businesses. 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. Courses are structured in response to your business needs.

Please contact the Enterprise Engagement Team who would be delighted to discuss bespoke and tailored programmes to suit your individual needs. We may be able to cater for other courses and programmes not listed below.

If you are interested in contacting the Enterprise Engagement Team, please complete the register your interest form and a member of the team will contact you shortly.

Introduction to 3D Printing

Introduction to 3D Printing

AIMS The Introduction to 3D Printing course is designed to guide participants from novice levels to proficient users of a Fused Filament Fabrication 3D printer. It offers a solid foundation for individuals new to 3D printing, encompassing general usage, maintenance,...

Digital Skills For Business

Digital Skills For Business

AIMS Enable your business use digital technology to increase productivity, grow your customer base and improve your customer experience. This training will support you and your teams to upskill digitally and transact business online. This course was developed by SOLAS...

Universal Robots – Core Training

Universal Robots – Core Training

The Universal Robots Core Training gives the learner the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of a real cobot and learn the basic skills for programming.

QQI Level 5 Environmental Sustainability in the Workplace

QQI Level 5 Environmental Sustainability in the Workplace

QQI Level 5 Environmental Sustainability in the Workplace Information Session - Book now for a 20 minute online session in June. AIMS Equip learners with an awareness of the impacts of human activities on the environment and with the knowledge, skills and competence...

QQI Level 4 Environmental Sustainability Awareness

QQI Level 4 Environmental Sustainability Awareness

AIMS Equip learners with an awareness of the impacts of human activities on the environment and with the knowledge, skills and competence to identify the key sustainable practices that they can take in their personal life and in their community   This Green...

DOMESTIC BER COURSE (BER Assessor)

DOMESTIC BER COURSE (BER Assessor)

AIMS The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to carry out Building Energy Rating (BER) assessments on dwellings in compliance with the current Occupational Standards for Building Energy Rating (BER) Assessor for...

Domestic Solar Photovoltaic (PV Installer)

Domestic Solar Photovoltaic (PV Installer)

Domestic Solar Photovoltaic Course (PV Installer)AIMS This course will qualify the learner to register with SEAI as an approved contractor for Solar PV grants. This course also meets the Dept of Agriculture requirement for contractors to register on TAMS Solar PV...

Introduction to Big Red Book Payroll

Introduction to Big Red Book Payroll

AIMS This course aims to give learners a sound understanding, to an employable level, of how to process the most common payroll conditions using one of Ireland’s most popular payroll software.        DURATION This course will be delivered 100% online using the Moodle...

Advanced Big Red Book Payroll

Advanced Big Red Book Payroll

AIMS When the learner has completed this course, they will be able to process advanced payroll scenarios including Holidays, Pensions, Emergency and Week 1 pay basis, BIK and Civil Service Rates of Mileage and Subsistence. They will also be able to manage taxation of...

Advanced Big Red Cloud Accounts

Advanced Big Red Cloud Accounts

AIMS When the learner has completed this course they will be able to record transactions for a VAT and RCT registered company dealing with EU and global Suppliers and Customers as well as recording key period end transactions like depreciation, accruals and...

Intermediate Big Red Cloud Accounts

Intermediate Big Red Cloud Accounts

AIMS When the learner has completed this course they will be able to record transactions for an Irish Company registered for VAT trading with Irish Suppliers and Customers as well as producing VAT Returns and Financial Statements       DURATION This course will be...

Introduction to Big Red Cloud Accounts

Introduction to Big Red Cloud Accounts

AIMS When the learner has completed this course they will be able to record the most common accounting transactions experienced in the small business environment including customer and supplier activity and bank reconciliations       DURATION This course will be...

ILM Level 3 & 4 – Leadership and Management

ILM Level 3 & 4 – Leadership and Management

AIMS Each standalone module allows participants master the skills and competencies required to be a manager/leader in a modern workplace setting. These skills can be applied to any sector or industry   These modules are suitable to new or aspiring managers who do not...

Leading Through Change: Certificate in Leadership and Management

Leading Through Change: Certificate in Leadership and Management

AIMS The aim of this programme is to equip employees who are currently performing or recently appointed to a supervisory management role with enhanced skills to lead and manage their teams effectively   A brochure for this course is available here     DURATION 14...

Bar Service Skills (inc. free pour cocktails)

Bar Service Skills (inc. free pour cocktails)

AIMS This practical course is crafted to teach participants the skills required for bar service including bartending and cocktail making. This course covers both a range of practical and social skills       DURATION Depends on clients requirementsOBJECTIVE This...

iClean

iClean

AIMS This practical course is crafted to teach participants the knowledge and confidence to clean a guest room and en-suite in a fast and efficient manner to a professional standard     DURATION Depending on client requirementsOBJECTIVE This programme is designed to...

Nutrition for Wellness: Rice

Nutrition for Wellness: Rice

AIMS This 1 morning practical course is crafted to teach participants the importance of plant based proteins and fibre in the diet. It will introduce learners to exciting ways of making wholesome meals that are packed with flavour whilst highlighting how these...

Nutrition for Wellness: Lentils

Nutrition for Wellness: Lentils

AIMS This 1 morning  practical course is crafted to teach participants the importance of plant based proteins and fibre in the diet. It will introduce participants to exciting ways of making wholesome meals that are packed with flavour whilst highlighting how these...

Nutrition for Wellness: Grains and Seeds

Nutrition for Wellness: Grains and Seeds

AIMS This 1 morning practical course is crafted to teach participants the importance of plant based proteins and fibre in the diet. It will introduce learners to exciting ways of making wholesome meals that are packed with flavour whilst highlighting how these...

Nutrition for Wellness: Fermentation and Pickling

Nutrition for Wellness: Fermentation and Pickling

AIMS This 1 morning practical course is crafted to teach participants the importance of plant based proteins and fibre in the diet. It will introduce learners to exciting ways of making wholesome meals that are packed with flavour whilst highlighting how these...

Nutrition for Wellness: Beans

Nutrition for Wellness: Beans

AIMS This 1 practical course is crafted to teach participants the importance the importance of plant based proteins and fibre in the diet. It will introduce participants to exciting ways of making wholesome meals that are packed with flavour whilst highlighting how...

Barista & Café Skills (Long Course)

Barista & Café Skills (Long Course)

AIMS This full time practical course provides participants with the specialist skills and knowledge required to confidently work as a barista, serving hot and cold drinks using advanced espresso routines and milk texturing techniques. In conjunction with coffee...

1 Pot Meals

1 Pot Meals

AIMS This 1 day practical course is crafted to teach participants how to make delicious and flavoursome 1 pot meals. Participants will learn how quick and clever ideas to invigorate everyday home cooking under the supervision of a professionally qualified chef  ...

EHAI Primary Food Safety Level 2 Course

EHAI Primary Food Safety Level 2 Course

AIMS The Primary Food Safety Level 2 Course trains current and aspiring food workers in the skills and knowledge of food safety and HACCP     DURATION 3 daysOBJECTIVE On successful completion of this course learners will have an understanding of the importance of...

Responsible Serving of Alcohol

Responsible Serving of Alcohol

AIMS The aim of the course is to guide participants in with the knowledge and confidence to handle difficult situations surrounding the service of alcohol and most importantly to deal with customers in a safe and lawful manner. This course is recommended for all staff...

Pizza Making Skills

Pizza Making Skills

AIMS The aim of the course is to provide participants with the trainees with the knowledge, skill and competence required to competently make fresh pizzas     DURATION Course will run over 4 days, 1 day a week  OBJECTIVE Ferment different pizza doughs using manual and...

Pastry, Baking & Desserts

Pastry, Baking & Desserts

AIMS This course is designed to equip participants with a level of knowledge, skills and competence to produce a range of baked goods, including breads, pastries and hot & cold desserts     DURATION This course is typically run 1 day per week over 9 weeksOBJECTIVE...

Artisan Pastry Making

Artisan Pastry Making

AIMS The aim of this programme is to develop artisan baking skills to include fermented and laminated morning pastries     DURATION Course will run over 3 days, 1 day a week  OBJECTIVE Participants will be able to produce and cook a range of laminated pastry products...

Artisan Bread (Short Course)

Artisan Bread (Short Course)

AIMS The aim of this programme is to develop artisan bread making skills     DURATION Course will run over 3 days, 1 day a weekOBJECTIVE Participants will be able to produce and cook a range of dough and flour products including assorted breads   COURSE MODULES Select...

Barista & Café Skills (Short Course)

Barista & Café Skills (Short Course)

AIMS This 1 day course practical course is crafted to teach participants how to create the various types of coffee (latte, americano, cappuccino, espresso, cortado, black, mocha, flat white etc.), all staples of being a fantastic barista. In conjunction with basic...

Pre-Apprenticeship in Culinary Skills

Pre-Apprenticeship in Culinary Skills

AIMS The aim of this course is to provide trainees with the basic culinary skills and related knowledge to work in the catering sector including restaurants, hotels, bars and café bistros   DURATION Typically 2 days per week, 11am-2pmOBJECTIVE Participants will know...