SIMI Skillnet

Professional training and qualifications

SKILLNET IRELAND COVID-19

SIMI 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.

SIMI Skillnet management team are continuing to work and are available to discuss any queries that our businesses or trainees have regarding our scheduled training programmes and supports for businesses.

In support of this national effort and in line with Government recommendations, SIMI Skillnet has postponed its public training courses. Where possible, alternative methods of programme delivery are being mobilised.

We are also available to discuss your queries about any other future programmes we offer to businesses within the Motor Industry. Our Network contact details are. 
Names: Margaret O'Shea, Network Manager and Teresa O'Neill, Network Administrator 
Email: training@simi.ie / toneill@simi.ie 

We would remind our stakeholders that the HSE website www.hse.ie is the authoritative source of information and advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 in Ireland. 

We will keep this information updated in the coming weeks. Further information is also available on the Skillnet Ireland website

SIMI Skillnet

SIMI Skillnet was established to develop career paths for those entering and working in the Motor Industry and provide professional training and qualifications for all grades of employment in the industry.

About SIMI Skillnet

SIMI applied for and has received substantial funding from SKILLNET Ireland, to subsidise training for SIMI network members since 2013. Skillnet Ireland is funded through the Department of Education and Skills. All of the SIMI Skillnet courses listed below are jointly funded, by member companies and the Training Networks Programme. The benefit of the SIMI Skillnet subsidy is that course fees are now at least 25% less than normal rates.

We provide opportunities to employees in SIMI member companies to enhance their skills and gain new competencies which will increase the competitiveness and profitability of their companies. 

SIMI Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnet Ireland. funded through the Department of Education and Skills. See more www.skillnetireland.ie 

Current Courses Available

To view our current list of courses please click here
For details of upcoming courses which are available for bookings or if you have any queries please contact

Margaret O’Shea SIMI Skillnet Network Manager
Tel: 01-6761690 or email: training@simi.ie

SIMI Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnet Ireland. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

Skills Connect

SIMI Skillnet supports the workforce development needs of businesses within the Motor Industry. If you are currently not in employment and wish to upskill or reskill, you may be interested in training offered by other Skillnet Networks through Skills Connect. 

Further details of Skills Connect and the eligibility criteria can be found on the Skillnet Ireland website by clicking here

 Statement of Strategy 2021-2025

Skillnet Ireland Strategy 2021-2025, the key focus for the next 5 years is how we can transform business through talent in the areas of Workforce Planning, People Development and Strategic Innovation. 

Visit  https://www.skillnetireland.ie/strategy2025