Skills to Compete offers free reskilling and retraining opportunities for people who may have lost their jobs or people seeking to upskill. These courses focus on improving employability and a person’s ability to compete for job opportunities.
Courses include tailored advice and support and focus on:
skills development to help employability
building the digital capabilities now required for almost every job
level 4-6 courses targeting growth sectors and occupations
Courses are delivered by Education and Training Boards nationwide with online, full and part-time education and training programmes available.
How to qualify
generally there are no formal education or qualifications required for Skills to Compete courses
you must be over 18 to apply for a Skills to Compete course
Courses are free
These courses are Government-funded and free of charge.
How to apply
Search for 'Skills to Compete' courses on www.fetchcourses.ie.
Select a course for further information on course modules, location, start dates, timetables, and contact details for the course provider. You can apply for courses via the website.