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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

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Upcoming Training Events

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Workshop
Data Visualisation with Valentina D'efilippo
May 25th & 26th 2022 8:30am-12:30pm

This online workshop provides an introduction to data visualisation’s potential as a storytelling medium as well as the principles behind the construction of effective and compelling visual displays of information.

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Workshop
Setting Yourself Up for Success - Workshop series
6th April - 1st June 2022

In this series of six workshops – Setting Yourself Up for Success, Chris will share his strategies to build a profitable business, have stronger senior client relationships and grow your success.

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Workshop
Women in Design: Communicating with Executive Presence
June 2nd 2022 9:30am-12:30pm

A workshop with expert facilitator and coach Paula Mullin on how to communicate with Executive Presence for ambitious women working at mid and senior-level in Design, keen to take the next step in their careers or aspiring

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HR & People Leadership - 2 Workshops for Design Owners/Managers
May 12th & June 15th 2022 9.30am to 12.30pm

A two-part workshop series for Design Agency and Studios owners and Design team managers on HR & Legal “Musts” & “How Tos” and Effective People Practices, both with one-hour one-to-one coaching session options.