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


packaging qualification

Schedule for Diploma in Packaging 2022/23

| Mary McCabe |
The Diploma is highly subsidised and run by the Design Print & Packaging Skillnet in association with the Irish Packaging Society, accredited by TU Dublin and recognised by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Mor…
Biophilic design

Biophilic Design Course

| Mary McCabe |
Biophilic design is a concept used within the building industry to increase occupant connectivity to the natural environment through the use of direct nature, indirect nature, and space and place conditions. Biophilic design – N…
free cyber security

Free Cyber Security Training

| Mary McCabe |
According to the Irish Times Opportunistic’ cybercriminals cost Irish economy €9.6bn in 2020. The report also notes a 100 per cent rise in computer viruses and a 20 per cent increase in phishing attacks, in which fraudulent communicatio…

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


  • 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
  • I would highly recommend the MA in Professional Practice to anyone thinking of undertaking a Masters or looking to further develop their skills and qualifications. The course structure and content is really good as it progresses through…
    Hugh Guidera
  • 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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