About Design, Print & Packaging Skillnet

What is the Design, Print & Packaging Skillnet?

The Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet is a training network which works with companies in the design, print, packaging, signage and label sectors to deliver training solutions which will improve business performance.

Building on the work of the Design Ireland Skillnet and the Print and Packaging Skillnet, this new network will continue to provide excellence in training opportunities to our members.

The focus of the Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet is to provide strategic and cost-effective training solutions which will assist members to reduce costs and enhance competitiveness through enhanced skills and expertise. All of the training provided is in response to the expressed needs of companies in our industry.  The board work with members through a training needs analysis process to define and prioritise the training needs each year.

Members can access our range of subsidised programmes and influence what programmes are provided.

Benefits of joining DPPS

  • Increases profitability

    Members have the opportunity to avail of relevant funded training initiatives with a significant reduction in training costs. Networking with other companies to share training further reduces training costs.

  • Promotes best practice

    Networking with other providers in your area of expertise provides opportunities to discuss common issues and learning from the experience of others.

  • Increases skills for you and your staff

    Provides access to a great choice in training initiatives and training providers

  • Convenience

    Training courses can be scheduled to suit your companies’ requirements. Training providers and courses can be customised to suit exact needs.

  • Certification

    Access to high-quality training and national certification up to MA Level

  • Increase Performance

    Learning new skills and knowledge increases confidence and improves personal performance.

  • Support

    The Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet is a not for profit organisation dedicated to providing its members with affordable relevant training and networking events to further the development of our sector.