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Donegal ETB provides a wide range of services to employers and we are committed to providing courses relevant to the needs of industry.

Under the Skills to Advance Initiative and Skills for Work Programme, Donegal ETB can offer targeted support for vulnerable groups in the workforce, particularly those with lower skill levels who need more opportunities to advance in their working lives. Supports are available for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who need some assistance to invest in and develop their workforce. We can also arrange to deliver bespoke programmes for employees in individual companies or groups of companies.

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Our on-line learning, part-time and evening course provision offer opportunities for employee up-skilling and employers can also collaborate with Donegal ETB in the design and delivery of customised training courses, if required.

We deliver full-time programmes for job seekers in a wide range of areas including IT and communication Technologies, Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering, Health and Welfare, Beauty and Hospitality.  All of these programmes include work placements which are valuable to both our learners and employers.

From Apprenticeship administration and training delivery, Traineeships, Employee Up-Skilling through part-time/evening/on-line courses, the Skills For Work programme and Customised Training we endeavour to provide a range of options to meet the requirements of employers and enterprises within the county.

Furthermore, we welcome applications from employers interested in sharing their experience and expertise with our learners.


Upskilling Employees

Donegal ETB offers a wide range of Part-time/Evening courses across a variety of sectors which can be utilised by employers to train or up-skill their employees. Some of these courses are available free-of charge, particularly those that are targeted at individuals who may not have achieved qualifications when they were at school; or in subject areas such as English/ communications, maths and basic computer literacy.

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A Traineeship is a full-time occupational skills development training model, designed to provide flexible training solutions to the identified needs of Irish industry and local businesses.

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Learn more about the range of Craft and Occupational Apprenticeships available and the contact details for Donegal ETB Apprenticeship Services Team.

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Customised Training

Does your Company/Sector have a training need which is not covered by our course offering? Donegal ETB is committed to providing courses relevant to the needs of industry and want to hear from you if there is a particular course that your employees need.

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Are you an employer with a work placement opportunity?

Many of our courses require that learners earn valuable experience in actual working environments as part of their education/training course.. Are you interested in taking one of our learners on a Work Placement?

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Guest Speakers

Interested in talking to learners about what you or your business do? We would love if you could share your expertise.

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