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Become a Member

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

DLC 2020 Read more
Design Leaders Conference 2020
Thu, Oct 22 2020 08:30 - 18:00

Design Leaders Conference is a half-day virtual symposium with a series of international speakers in the morning, with live Q&A’s and breakout sessions followed by workshops and live panels in the afternoon.

Leading Change Christopher Ireland Read more
Event
Leading Change in Times of Disruption
Wed, Nov 18 2020 16:00 - 18:00

In this two-part online workshop incorporating discussions, breakout exercises and “hands on” assignments, we’ll learn how to apply design thinking techniques to lead or manage change during challenging times.

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Programme
Design Management Professional Diploma
January 2021

Developed for busy working professional designers and design function managers (not all design managers are designers) to empower them to take their business and careers to the next level.

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Programme
Designs on Growth
February 2021 9:00 – 17:00

An innovative learning and development response providing owner/managers with best practice business management skills to support sustainability and increase revenue in their business.

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Programme
Professional Diploma in UX Design
Register for 2021

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

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Workshop
Agency Development | Jonathan Kirk
3 Workshops Half day

Jonathan Kirk, founder of Up to the Light, will deliver a series of 3 half day workshops in our next series including a 1:1 mentoring session.