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Enterprise Engagement

Enterprise Engagement

LWETB works closely with enterprise in Longford and Westmeath to identify skills needs and develop training and education programmes. We offer quality assured flexible learning options to suit the needs of business. Many courses are highly subsidised under various government initiatives.

The Enterprise Engagement Service is available to meet with employers to discuss education and training needs.
For more information, contact: Liz Glennon, Enterprise Engagement, lglennon@lwetb.ie, 087 1255541

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Skills to Advance

Skills to Advance is an initiative enabling employees to upskill or reskill. It is targeted support for employees in all parts of the workforce whose skills level is below Level 5 on the NFQ.
It aims to support employees in vulnerable groups in the Irish workforce, particularly those who have lower skill levels and who need more opportunities to advance their working lives. This initiative offers valuable skills development opportunities to those in lower skilled jobs, working in small and medium sized enterprise in vulnerable sectors.

Skills for Work

Skills for Work programmes provides education and training provide flexible and supportive programmes for employees at Levels 1 – 3 on the National Framework of Qualifications, improving workplace literacy, numeracy and ICT.
Courses offered include; Internet, Email, Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Personal and Interpersonal Skills, Professional Development, Workplace Communications, English Language among others.

Customised Training

LWETB is committed to providing courses relevant to the needs of industry and wants to hear from employers, if there is a course that your employees need. LWETB can deliver bespoke programmes for individual companies or groups of companies. Bespoke courses are designed and delivered in conjunction with employers (subject to number requirements).


Explore is specifically targeted at providing lifelong learning for those over 35 years of age in manufacturing employment. The programme is run in conjunction with and funded by the Regional Skills for Work and aims to upskill employees in technology and IT. The course is run 2 days offsite with a specialist facilitator working onsite over 7 weeks to develop onsite systems to enhance methods of work or productivity. Projects are developed in conjunction with local management. Courses are non-accredited and progression to other courses is discussed.

Visit current LWETB online course provision here