Employer benefits

Each year over 150 Medical Technology companies avail of > 25% funding towards their training needs by becoming a member of the Irish Medtech Skillnet.

Employee benefits

Training is essential for career advancement and improved competence in the workplace. The medical technology sector is more competitive than ever before. With the advancement of new technologies and new ways of doing business, the employee is required to possess high levels of knowledge, skills and competencies in a wide range of areas

COVID-19 Update

Irish Medtech Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders. All our programmes are available through online and virtual training with Irish Medtech Skillnet funding. Reminder that the HSE website www.hse.ie is the authoritative source of information and advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 in Ireland. Further information is also available on the Skillnet Ireland website.

Online and Virtual courses/events


Certificate in Management for Medtech Industry
Venue: University of Limerick.
Time: 00:00 - 00:00


Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Advanced Manufacturing Systems L8
Venue: ATU, Galway
Time: 00:00 - 00:00


Masters of Engineering (MEng) in Digitalisation of Manufacturing
Venue: Online Pre-Recording, Live Tutorials, & Workshops.
Time: 00:00 - 00:00

Irish Medtech Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and network companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

Skills Connect Programmes

Skills Connect is facilitating the reskilling of workers impacted by Covid-19

Irish Medtech Skillnet, funded by Skills Connect initiative and skillnet Ireland, are providing 100% funded places on our various training programmes delivered online.

Medtech is an industry that has remained operational throughout Covid-19, with hundreds of dynamic roles open right across the country.

The aim is to provide an access to learning and development in key skills in relevant disciplines such as quality, regulatory, and technical required for the continued competitiveness of the Medtech Industry in Ireland.

Check out our upcoming courses to see where you can avail of a free place.

Places offered subject to eligibility Further details of Skills Connect and Skills Connect ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA can be found on the Skillnet Ireland Website