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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

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Sustainability Strategy Workshop
27th May 2021

In this workshop you will uncover the top-down considerations needed to define a Sustainable, Circular Design, or Zero Waste company plan.

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May - Agency Owners Forum
Friday, 28th May 2021

The Agency Owners Forum is a members event and opportunity for agency owners to virtually meet and discuss the issues that matter most.

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No, Not Like That. An Introduction to Lettering for Graphic Designers
Friday, 18th June 2021

Get to grips with lettering at this two-part workshop, led by Max Phillips of Signal Foundry.

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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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Programme
Design Management Professional Diploma
January 2022

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 2022 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.