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Training Support for the Design, Print, Packaging and Business Services Sector

DPP Skillnet is a training Network under the governments business support agency Skillnet Ireland and provides training solutions which will improve business performance


Creating Inclusive Spaces: Free Webinar

| Mary McCabe |
Creating Inclusive Spaces: Join Our Workshop on LGBTQ+ Awareness and Everyday Actions for Safer Environments We’re thrilled to invite you to our upcoming workshop on “Creating Inclusive Spaces: LGBTQ+ Awareness and Everyday Actions f…

Launch of the Print Media Technician Programme

| Mary McCabe |
The Irish Printing Federation, in partnership with Design Print and Packaging Skillnet, is delighted to announce the launch of an innovative educational initiative – the Print Media Technician Programme. This groundbreaking program r…

The Power of Infographics in Motion

| Mary McCabe |
Captivating Communication: Harnessing the Power of Infographics in Motion with After Effects In the digital age, where attention spans are shorter than ever, the art of communication has evolved beyond traditional text and static vis…

Our Network

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

Boost your performance and corner your market with training in a wide range of design and print disiplines.

Ensure your company has the skillsets required to meet the demands of the market today and in the future.
Best Practice
Demonstrate your proficiency and reliablilty to your clients and earn their repeat business.
Improved Bottom‐line
See real results when you invest in your professional skills.
Enhanced Staff Morale
When your employees know you are committed to maintaining their skills they will operate like a well-oiled machine.
Career Enhancement
Invest in your professional self and move your career in the right direction
Business Growth
By expanding your company skillset enable your company to expand and grow into new markets


  • Outburst Design
    The Masters in Best Practice was exactly what I was looking for to refresh and grow my skills in communication, leadership, finance and marketing. A great learning experience. Tutors are very knowledgable, backed up with work life exper…
    Fergal Norris
    Outburst Design
  • I would highly recommend the MA in Professional Practise. The content and topics were highly relevant to me and I was able to add value to my business and the businesses I work with immediately and throughout the year. The quality of th…
    Helen O’Leary
  • Conbu Interior Design
    The DPP Skillnet Masters programme is challenging but very relevant and rewarding and one of the main selling points to me was it is delivered over 11 months. All aspects can be applied to my business and professional life. Extremely kn…
    Angela Connolly
    Conbu Interior Design