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Access subsidised training and grow your potential

Looking to progress your career or business, and embrace the challenges and opportunities of the future?

Benefits Become a member

Our training programmes and events are informed by industry engagement to meet current and future skills needs. Our goal is to deliver impactful learning experiences to design leaders and practioners so that they can better understand, manage and shape their careers and business performance.

Why become a member of Design Skillnet?

  • Breakfast briefings, Workshops, and many complementary Seminars and Events
  • Post Graduate Professional Education and training programmes
  • Design Leaders Conference
  • Bespoke and in-house tailored solutions- substantially subsidised

Who can and cannot benefit from the Design Skillnet?

  • Designers working in Ireland and Design Professionals
  • Design and Creative agencies
  • Businesses with in-house design teams
  • Public sector organisations, charities or not-for-profit organisations

So how can I become a Design Skillnet member?

Complete the form below for individual membership or contact us directly at info@designskillnet.ie for business membership options. 

Current IDI members  and  ICAD members are automatically members of Design Skillnet.

Who is IDI?

The Institute of Designers in Ireland is the professional body of designers working across disciplines and across the island of Ireland. The Government, clients and professional bodies recognise the IDI as…

More about IDI

Become an IDI member

Who is ICAD?

The Institute of Creative Advertising and Design (ICAD) is a non-profit, membership organisation with the aim of supporting creative excellence in Irish advertising and design for those working within the industry.

More about ICAD

Become an ICAD member

Any questions?

If you’re not sure if you meet these criteria or have any queries, please get in touch via the form below.

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Upcoming Training Events

Winning the market - thought leadership marketing Read more
Workshop
Winning the Market - Position your agency as a thought leader
Thursday, October 13th 9:30am-11am

A workshop to master thought leadership marketing and win your target audience with agency new business and marketing strategist, mentor and host of the Small Spark Theory® podcast Lucy Mann.

Cyber accountability for Creative Businesses Read more
Workshop
Cyber Accountability for Creative Businesses
Thursday, 20th October 2022 9:30am-12:30pm

A workshop for design team leaders/creative business owners – responsible for ensuring that their organisation demonstrates cyber accountability (business and clients’ data protection & response to cyber-attacks and security breaches).

Professional Diploma in UX Read more
Programme
Professional Diploma in UX Design
Next intake: 3rd November 2022 6-month Programme

A unique 6-month university-accredited programme in UX for Designers and Creatives, combining online learning and live webinars to further develop business skills and build successful careers.