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


Masters Info Webinar

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Should you wish to get a flavour of our Masters in Professional Practice Programme please see the following videos Introduction to Master in Professional Practice  Meet one of the lecturers |…
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Steve Simpson – Barcodes

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Illustrated Barcodes with Steve Simpson June 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Only €25 See more details here

Free Course On Canva

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Canva is a popular graphic design and publishing platform used to create visual content, everything from your Instagram posts to your business logo. As of 2020, Canva has more than 30 million monthly active users. It comes with preloade…

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


  • Self -published author & professional Chef-manager.
    Finding a course that combined the creative elements of design with business acumen was important to me. This course remained engaging throughout all the different modules, particularly the team elements. The support from lectures has b…
    Karina Gallagher
    Self -published author & professional Chef-manager.
  • Birds Eye UK & Ireland
    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…
    Gary Murray
    Birds Eye UK & Ireland
  • 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
  • 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

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