About CitA Skillnet
The CitA Skillnet, a Skillnet Ireland learning network promoted by the Construction IT Alliance Limited (CitA), supports private companies of all sizes in the Irish construction sector.
The network focuses on ICT training needs within the Irish construction industry and member companies include Architects, Engineers, Main Contractors, Professional Institutions, Quantity Surveyors, Sub Contractors and Suppliers.
CitA Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland www.skillnetireland.ie and member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded by the National Training Fund through the Department of Further Education and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.
Training grants received by CitA Skillnet enable the network to provide a discount of up to 20% on most ICT Training courses to member companies.
CitA Skillnet Training Network is open to Private Companies and Sole Traders registered in the Republic of Ireland for €50 annual membership, or you can become a CitA Ltd member https://www.cita.ie/join-cita/.
CitA Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders.
CitA Skillnet management team are continuing to work and are available to discuss any queries that our businesses or trainees have regarding our scheduled training programmes and supports for businesses.
In support of this national effort, CitA Skillnet has been working with the training providers to find online solutions to keep delivering the training.
We would remind our stakeholders that the HSE website www.hse.ie is the authoritative source of information and advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 in Ireland.
We will keep this information updated in the coming weeks. Further information is also available on the Skillnet Ireland website.
Enhancing management capacity, particularly in SMEs, is a national policy imperative and a major priority for Skillnet Ireland and it’s Learning Networks.
The suite of Skillnet Ireland Management Development Programmes are available to help business owners and managers improve business performance and enable businesses achieve better results. Click here for more information. https://www.skillnetireland.ie/management-development/
Employment Activation Programme
CitA Skillnet focusses on supporting those in employment within the construction sector. A number of other Skillnet Networks participate in the Skillnet Ireland Employment Activation programme. This initiative is designed exclusively for unemployed people and includes free training in skills in demand by companies combined with direct access to employers through meaningful work placements.
For further information on Skillnet Networks offering free training programmes for those seeking employment, subject to eligibility criteria, see the Skillnet Ireland website.” [hyperlink Skillnet Ireland website to https://www.skillnetireland.ie/about/developing-your-skills/networks-delivering-up-skilling-programmes-in-2018-for-jobseekers/