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

Job Seeker benefits

Increase your employability and keep your skills up to date for employment opportunities in the life sciences sector by training with Irish Medtech Skillnet

Upcoming courses


Certified Quality Engineer ASQ - 13/06/2019
Venue: Global Business Institute
Time: 09:00 - 17:00


Competent Trainer - Training Techniques for Trainers - 18/06/2019
Venue: Athlone Sheraton Hotel
Time: 09:00 - 17:00


Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing L5 - 20/06/2019
Venue: Athlone Sheraton Hotel
Time: 09:00 - 17:00

Irish Medtech Skillnet upskills for the medtech and engineering workforce in Ireland

Driving Operational Excellence through Lean Leadership (Level 9 on NFQ)

The aim of the programme is to introduce delegates to the importance of Lean Leadership and Lean operational transformation skills. This programme has been uniquely developed by the Irish Medtech Association Operational Excellence Taskforce, and will incorporate a 3 day immersed practical hands-on approach to learning.

Qualification - 6 ects of a Level 9 on NFQ Session 1 ~ 11 Sep The Pavilion, UL - Welcome addresses / MOR Model (half day)

Session 2 ~ 2-3 Oct The Pavilion, UL.

Session 3 ~ 23-24 Oct Mater Lean Academy, Dublin

Session 4 ~ 13-14 Nov Allergan Westport Mayo.

Session 5 ~ 4-5 Dec The Pavilion, UL.


"Excellent course, one of the best presented courses I have attended. All engineers/individuals involved in technical roles within manufacturing should attend."

Shane Canny
Stryker, Cork