Continual Professional Development for Designers

Design Skillnet is a learning network for companies of all sizes in the design sector.

The objective of Design Skillnet is to support the growth of Ireland's design sector by developing the skills of design professionals and design practices all over Ireland.

Developed in close collaboration with the members of the Institute of Designers in Ireland, the Design Skillnet training programmes focus on helping designers and design SMEs grow their business, up-skill their teams, and attract and service clients in a rapidly changing commercial landscape.

Upcoming Training & Events

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Bespoke In-Company Training

IDI, in association with Design Enterprise Skillnet, can also offer bespoke in-house training for your design business, at substantially reduced costs.  Contact Aileen Dempsey at for further information.

Design Enterprise Skillnet Membership

IDI members are automatically members of the Design Skillnet, giving you access to member rates for their courses and workshops.

Graduate Training

Are you just out of college and new to the workforce? Sign up to Design Enterprise Skillnet's free Onboarding Programme that entails a 5-module course on how to effectively and professionally integrate yourself into the work environment. more details


Please contact for further information on any of our programmes.