Company Benefits

We work with companies in the digital technology sector to deliver programmes for your staff which meet company needs.

Grant-aid for Training

The Network is grant-aided from the National Training Fund so that companies can avail of subsided fees for training and education courses.


We develop and fund programmes to prepare job seekers for your company recruitment needs.

Upcoming Events

We host free seminars and networking events for management and staff on topics of relevance to the sector.

Upcoming Courses and Events

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Software Testers Event
Start Date 3rd February     Location Dublin
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Start Date 16th February     Location Dublin
ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing
Start Date 2nd March     Location Dublin
Project Management for New Project Managers
Start Date 5th March     Location Dublin
Cloud Essentials for Architects using OpenStack
Start Date 5th March     Location Dublin


Congratulations to our Gold Medal Winners

At the 2014 ISA Awards on Friday 21st November, the ISA Software Skillnet hosted a reception for the graduates of both the PostGraduate Diploma and MSc in Product Management programmes.


Aoife McGivern from Guidewire won a gold medal for her outstanding achievement throughout the MSc in Product Management.


Colin Aherne from Realex payments won a gold medal for his outstanding achievement throughout the Post Graduate Diplma in Product Management.

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Latest News

Soft Test Event - Ole Lensmar, CTO, SmartBear Software

The rise and rise of API testing in the “Connected World” Click here to register for this event Ole will give
Thursday 29th January 2015
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ISA Software Skillnet secures funding for 2015

This ISA Software Skillnet is delighted to announce that we have secured funding for 2015.   This means that companies can again acess grant aid
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Congratulations to Realex Payments on winning the Excellence in Talent Development Award at the ISA Software Industry Awards 2014

Realex Payments, one of the leading providers of payment processing solutions in Europe, was announced as the winner of the ISA Excellence in Talent
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37% of projects fail due to inaccurate requirements gathering

ISA Software Skillnet launches Scala Executive programme to address product management skills gap in Irish software
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New Scala Executive Programme

Scala Executive is a series of 4 workshops being held in Dublin. Each course centres on key product management areas which will help drive revenue
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What we do

Grant support for training for software and technology staff
Technical, commercial and executive programmes

Free membership open to all private or commercial semi-state companies based in the Republic of Ireland

Flexible training solutions delivered by leading sector providers
100% funded training and workplacement for job-seekers matched to company roles
Technology seminars from top national and international experts

The ISA Software 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