South Kerry Development Partnership Ltd (SKDP) is a local area Development company, established in May 1991 to promote and support the Development of sustainable and vibrant communities in the south Kerry area. South Kerry Skillnet, established in 2006, is State funded and promoted by the South Kerry Development Partnership Limited.
South Kerry Skillnet’s aim is to support business and enterprise in County Kerry. We present businesses, their management and staff with excellent opportunities to improve skills through top class training and support. Businesses also benefit through new knowledge acquired, networking with other businesses and looking for collaboration opportunities to improve business performance that would otherwise be beyond their individual reach.
All Training that we carry out in The South Kerry Skillnet Programme receives funding and is at the direction of our network members who come from all over the Kerry region and across a wide range of industries.
The Skillnet programme supports the training of people at all levels of the business, including owners/managers, staff and workers and is open to all types of business, regardless of size or industry sector.
It provides for the rapid improvement of skills and learning for the workforce to improve performance in a world of constant change, ever increasing services demands, intense competition and regulatory compliance.
“Its people that make the difference in any business and its performance is largely dependent of the skills, knowledge and organisation of its workforce”.
The South Kerry Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.