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Masters in Professional Practice (Design and Print) graduation.

The 2017 class graduation. This course is the perfect way to develop your strategic skills and gain a masters in just one year.

Masters in Professional Practice design and print. Skills, Strategy, Design, Print, Masters.

Launch of Skillnets’ Statement of Strategy 2016-2019

Skillnets launched its four-year strategy on 3rd November 2016.  The strategy was developed following a thorough consultation process with key stakeholders, including Design, Print & Packaging Skillnet and the IPF, and is closely aligned to the National Skills Strategy 2025 and other relevant policies. Speaking at the launch of Skillnets’ Statement of Strategy 2016-2019, Paul Healy, Chief Executive, Skillnets said: “Skillnets will be playing an increased role in maintaining a supply of the specific and future skills that impact on the growth potential of Irish firms. By working on the ground with our networks and member companies, we are exceptionally well placed with the intelligence and insights to ensure training interventions are relevant to the needs of enterprise and are of a high standard.”

We are delighted to continue to work with Skillnets to improve the skills, capability and capacity of all of our members.

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Training Requirement for 2017


The winner of the €250 voucher is Chris Manning. Congratulations.

New Skillnets Videos – Enjoy!



 We have created two new video shorts for the network to advertise the benefits that can be achieved by training with DPPSkillnet.

Take a look for yourself Masters Programme and our video about our Job Seekers Support Programme A HUGE thank you to those who helped out with pulling these videos together.

National Print Museum workshops

If you haven’t been to one of these already do yourself a favour and book one soon.  Held in the museum itself the friendly staff and lovely surroundings will transport you back to a different time.